New Student Advisement

Welcome to FIT!

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

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

Appointments are made using Eastern time, so please be mindful of any time difference when scheduling your appointment.

What should you expect from Academic advisement?

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.

Stay connected. Check your FIT email account often for important updates: Learn how to Sign Into Your FIT Email Account

The team at the Academic Advisement Center looks forward to meeting with you.

Other Helpful Links

Find Your 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 tutorial to help you understand this process. Please send a copy of your DARS before meeting with your advisor. See: Registar-Degree Audits

Program Requirements by Major

New students should review degree requirements. We have listed these requirements by degree type and school on our Majors Advised webpage. This includes the department recommended semester-by-semester suggested schedule. 

Registration Help

  • How to Register - Steps for using using the online registration system in MyFIT
  • 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. See: Video Tutorials

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. See: Academic Minors

Please view the Academic Calendar for important dates.