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RESTART FALL 2020: FIT has developed a plan for fall campus operations, teaching, and learning.   Read the details of our plans here.

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International Student Services

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for International Students:

International Student Services (ISS) is now working remotely during our summer business hours: Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 5 pm EDT. Please email [email protected] to reach us. Given rapidly changing COVID-19 developments, travel of any sort is not recommended at this time. Please consult the ISS Newsletter for more detailed information on travel and other time-sensitive items like Practical Training and extensions of stay if you need more time to complete your program. We appreciate what a new day this is for everyone, and thank you for your patience and flexibility.

» Click here to read the ISS Newsletter.

» Click here to view the ISS Town Hall from Friday, July 17th.

» Click here for a list of resources provided in the ISS Town Hall.

More information is forthcoming regarding fall 2020 semester plans.  Please visit fitnyc.edu/restart for the most recent developments.

International students should contact International Student Services with additional questions.

 
International Student Services assists all nonimmigrant students admitted to FIT degree programs in matters pertaining to their immigration status in the U.S.

Prospective international students can find general immigration advice in the International FAQ. For information on academic offerings, requirements, admissions eligibility, and transfer credit guidelines, visit Admissions or contact the FIT Admissions office at (212) 217-3760.

All admitted students with questions concerning the F-1 Visa, Travel and Entering the US, F-1 Status and Transferring F-1 Status, as well as information on F-1 Employment Options, should click on the appropriate link in our navigation.  

Mandatory Orientation

All admitted F-1 students are required to attend the International Student Orientation at the beginning of their first term in an FIT degree program. It is recommended that other nonimmigrant students also attend this discussion of terms and conditions of F-1 status. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) holds all nonimmigrants responsible for observing the regulations affecting their status. 

Fall 2020 International Student Orientation
Fall Orientation will be virtual.
Please visit fitnyc.edu/orientation for the complete schedule.

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