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New Student Advisement

Congratulations and welcome to the FIT community!

The Academic Advisement Center is looking forward to getting to know you and having the opportunity to work with you during your academic career.

Appointments with academic advisors can be made using our online appointment system  after you receive your FIT username and password. 

In addition to in-person appointments, we are also available to schedule online and telephone advisement sessions. Please refer to the instructions for online and telephone sessions. Appointments are scheduled on Eastern time, so please account for any time difference when requesting a session.

Recently Admitted Students

Visit our Recently Admitted Students page for information to help you prepare for your arrival on campus. You can also expect to receive separate communications about a number of items, including academic advisement, course registration and New Student Orientation.

Reminder: Check your FIT email account often for important updates.
(How to Sign Into Your FIT Email Account)

The team at the Academic Advisement Center wishes you and your family a terrific summer and we look forward to meeting with you.

Other Helpful Links

How do I get a Degree Audit? (DARS)

DARS is the document used during your advisement session to review your transfer credits and degree curriculum requirements. This page will teach you how to retrieve this document using the MyFIT portal. The Academic Advisement Center has also prepared a video to help you understand this process. Please bring a copy of your DARS when meeting with your advisor.

Program Requirements by Major

New students entering the Fall 2017 semester can find the degree requirements listed by degree type and school using this link. This includes the department recommended semester by semester suggested schedule.

Registration Instructions

Learn the steps required to register using your MyFIT online registration system.

Registration Errors Guide

Understand the most common registration errors to quickly resolve any registration restriction.  

Video Tutorials

Follow step-by-step as we provide instructions on how to look up your class schedule prior to registration. You will also have access to the would-be schedule worksheet, which can assist you in planning your schedule. 

We have also provided instructions to help you understand how to retrieve and interpret your degree audit (DARS). Please bring a copy of your DARS when meeting with your advisor.

Academic Minors

Students at FIT have the opportunity to pursue an academic minor, a selection of courses focused on a particular discipline or a combination of disciplines. This provides a more cohesive program of study and a deeper understanding of the chosen fields. 

Important Dates

January 23 Residence halls open for new/entering students
January 25, 26 New student Orientation
January 26  Last day to Waitlist spring courses
January 29 First day of spring semester
Jan 29 - Feb 4  Late registration (add/drop) period
February 2 Last day to add/drop classes in person (Registrar's Office closes at 4:45pm)
February 4 Last day to add/drop classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)

Please view the Academic Calendar for additional important dates.

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