Summer Class at FIT FAQ

1. What are the requirements for Summer Class at FIT housing?

  • Must be 18 years old to apply for housing. (Those under 18 will not be able to access the application)
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 1 FIT class/ FIT internship/ FIT Seminar
  • Must pay for the entire summer housing program at the time of application
  • Must not have been enrolled in the residence hall for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
  • Must complete orientation questionnaire with a passing grade

To complete the orientation questionnaire:

  • Log on to secure area- MyFIT
  • Sign in to MyFIT with FIT username and password
  • Click on the "Student Services" tab
  • Then click "Online Information System" (located in the middle column)
  • Click "Residential Life"
  • Click "Questionnaire"

2.  When will applications be available and how can I apply?
Applications will be available in April.

3.  Will I be given a refund if I no longer want to stay at FIT?
No. There are NO REFUNDS for summer housing.

4.  Where will Summer Class at FIT live?
Kaufman Hall at 406 w 31st Street, New York, NY 10001 (between 9th and 10th Avenues)

5.  How are Summer Class at FIT assigned a single room?
To be assigned to a single room, you must apply and pay the single rate. 

6.  Will I have a roommate(s)?
It is recommended that you request roommates. Applicants without requests will be assigned roommates based on age and gender.

7. Do I have to pay in full?
Yes. You must pay by credit card upon submission of the application.

8. Can Summer Class at FIT applicants pay an additional fee to move in early or stay after the listed dates of stay?
No. The dates of stay for ALL Summer Class at FIT residents are based on FIT's class schedules. We are not able to accommodate anyone before May 25 or after August 16, 2020 @ 9AM.

9. When is check-in/check-out?
Check-in is as follows:

  • Monday, May 25, 2020 from 10:00AM - 4:00PM.
    After 4:00PM, check-in is limited. Residents who are not able to check-in on this date and time must email [email protected]

Check-out is as follows:

  • Sunday, August 16, 2020 by 9AM- No exceptions. Residents must leave their room in move-in condition and remove all trash and belongings to avoid any maintenance fees.

10. Am I allowed to have an overnight visitor/guest during the summer and is there a fee?
Yes. Summer overnight visitation is limited to eight nights per 30 days, not to exceed two consecutive nights.  Residents are charged $10.00 for each overnight guest. Overnight visitors are considered anyone visiting between 12AM-8AM and must be pre-registered and paid. All other overnight visitation rules and regulations apply; see resident handbook.

11.  Are there any activities on the weekends or evenings when classes are not held?
Limited activities are held in the summer by the Residential Life Department. Please look for notices on residence hall floors for dates and times of scheduled events. Please visit the Student Life Department for more information.

12.  Is the cafeteria open during the summer sessions?
No. Please check out the FIT neighborhood guide for restaurants and where to buy groceries.

13.  What furniture is provided in a suite?

All suites consist of furnished rooms, kitchen, and private bath. Each apartment has a twin bed, desk, armoire, and chest of drawers for each occupant. You must provide your own kitchen supplies, linens, pillows, and blankets.

14.  Is alcohol allowed in the residence halls?

FIT is a dry campus.  Alcohol and/or drugs are prohibited, including paraphernalia.