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Orientation and Advisement

Welcome from FBM Chair

On behalf of the faculty and staff, I want to welcome you. I hope that you will work hard and get involved in the many campus activities that are offered. We are all here to help you with your education and your journey at FIT. Make sure you get to know your faculty members. They are a wonderful resource for networking and career opportunities.

Professor Robin Sackin
Chairperson of the Fashion Business Management Department
Email: [email protected] 


Attendance at FBM orientation meetings is mandatory. Details for our academic programs are explored.  

Registrar Advisement

All BS students and all one-year AAS degree students:

Percess Atteloney
Feldman Center, Room C158
(212) 217-3820

All two-year AAS students:

Rajasekhar Vangapaty
Feldman Center, Room C158
(212) 217-3820

You must bring your degree audit (DARS) to every advisement appointment. 

Faculty Advisement

All students may make an appointment with the chairperson or any assistant chair. Visit the FBM office in the Business and Liberal Arts Center, Room B320 or email:

Robin Sackin (chair), [email protected]
Naomi Gross (assistant chair), [email protected] 
Nancy Ostroff (assistant chair), [email protected]
Laticha Brown (assistant chair), [email protected]

For advisement on international programs (study abroad), you should make appointments with Professor Vincent Quan at [email protected].

You must bring your degree audit (DARS) to every advisement appointment.  


Business and Liberal Arts Center, Room B320 (Third Floor)
212. 217.4800. 

Evening counselors are available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5 - 7 pm.