Requests for course withdrawal and refund of tuition must be made in writing and be received by the appropriate Center: Professional Studies for SX courses and Enterprise Studies for CEO and CT courses. Requests must be received 24 business hours prior to start of program for a full refund. Requests received after a course's completion cannot be fulfilled. Official withdrawal is accomplished by completing the refund form below or submitting your intent to withdraw in writing. Not attending class or stopping payment on a check or credit card is not considered official withdrawal. In either of those cases, you will be responsible for paying your tuition and fees.
High School and Middle School students and parents should refer to the Precollege Programs Refund Procedures.
FIT is not responsible for hotel, travel, or other costs incurred by program participants as a result of a course cancellation, including force majeure events including but not limited to widespread illness, public health conditions, act of government, and pandemic events such as, but not limited to, the coronavirus.
The procedures for partial refund is in accordance with the following schedule:
Courses that have 2 sessions: 25% after first session
Courses that have 3 sessions: 50% after first session, No refund after second session
Courses that have 4 sessions: 50% after first session, 25% after second session, no refund after third session
Courses that have 5 or more sessions: 75% after first session, 50% after second session, 25% after third session, no refund after fourth session
Guest Speaker changes are not accepted as a reason for refund requests.
Refund Form Options
» Mail or Fax Refund Form (.pdf)
Print and complete this form, then mail or fax to:
Fashion Institute of Technology
236 West 27th Street
New York City 10001-5992
Fax: (212) 217-7176
Course Session Make-Up Policy
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