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Fall 2019 Orientation
August 19 - 24, 2019

Funding Your Education:
Monday, August 19 and Thursday, August 22

Learn more about the resources available to you here at FIT to help you manage your finances both now and into the future.

Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology

Monday   August 19    2:30 pm - 3:15 pm    John Reeves Great Hall       
Monday   August 19    3:30 pm - 4:15 pm    John Reeves Great Hall
Monday   August 19    4:30 pm - 5:15 pm    John Reeves Great Hall    
Monday   August 19    5:30 pm - 6:15 pm    John Reeves Great Hall  

School of Art and Design and the School of Liberal Arts

Thursday   August 22   2:30 pm - 3:15 pm    John Reeves Great Hall       
Thursday   August 22   3:30 pm - 4:15 pm    John Reeves Great Hall
Thursday   August 22   4:30 pm - 5:15 pm    John Reeves Great Hall
Thursday   August 22   5:30 pm - 6:15 pm    John Reeves Great Hall 
  
  
 

Entrance Counseling Sessions:
Tuesday, August 20 and Friday, August 23

For students that have Direct Stafford Loans for the first time, you are required to complete an Entrance Counseling Session. There will be four sessions hosted by members of our Loan Team during Fall 2019 Orientation. 

Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology

Tuesday  August 20    4:00 pm - 4:45 pm    John Reeves Great Hall       
Tuesday  August 20    5:00 pm - 5:45 pm    John Reeves Great Hall       

School of Art and Design and the School of Liberal Arts

Friday     August 23    4:45 pm - 5:30 pm    John Reeves Great Hall      
Friday     August 23    5:45 pm - 6:30 pm    John Reeves Great Hall

Federal Work-Study Orientation:
Tuesday, August 20 and Friday, August 23

Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology

Tuesday  August 20    4:00 pm - 4:45 pm    John Reeves Great Hall       
Tuesday  August 20    5:00 pm - 5:45 pm    John Reeves Great Hall 

School of Art and Design and the School of Liberal Arts

Friday     August 23    4:00 pm - 4:45 pm     Dubinsky - Room A321   
Friday     August 23    5:00 pm - 5:45 pm     Dubinsky - Room A321   

The Excelsior Scholarship 

The Excelsior Scholarship for 2019-2020 for new applicants has closed.  For the Spring 2020 application date and to see more information for the Excelsior Scholarship Program the and the Excelsior Scholarship FAQ page on the HESC website.

Current Excelsior Scholarship recipients do not need to fill out the Excelsior application again.  However, all students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the New York Student Aid Payment Application (TAP).

The Senator José Peralta New York State
DREAM Act

Please visit the HESC website at hesc.ny.gov\dream to view the eligibility requirements for applying under the DREAM Act. To apply go to the New York State DREAM Act Application.

FAFSA Application for Spring 2020 

The deadline for New FIT Spring Applicants, for priority consideration: 
October 15, 2019

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid  (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 academic year is now available at fafsa.gov. Both the student and a parent will need an FSA ID number and their 2017 income tax information to complete the student's application. The above deadline listed is for "priority" consideration, you may still apply and be eligible for some programs after the deadline.

 

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