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Spring Orientation

January 23-24, 2019: Spring Orientation – All New Students  (Attendance is required)

Spring Orientation is a mandatory two-day program which will prepare you for both academic and student life here at FIT and in New York City. Each day of orientation is full of programs, activities, and events designed to make your transition to FIT as seamless as possible. Attending college is an exciting chapter in your life and we are ecstatic that you have chosen to become part of the FIT community.

Below is a snapshot of the spring orientation schedule; a downloadable version of the Spring 2019 Orientation schedule can be found online here.


Wednesday, January 23 Welcome to FIT  
Morning New Student Orientation Check-in   
Morning International Student Orientation  
Afternoon Orientation Open and Welcome  
Afternoon Welcome Lunch and Campus Involvement Fair (Lunch Provided)  
Afternoon Mandatory Education Sessions  
Evening Dinner and a Movie (Dinner Provided)  
Thursday, January 24 Academic Success at FIT  
Morning Commuter Student Breakfast (Breakfast provided for Commuter Students)  
Morning Mandatory Education Sessions  
Afternoon Mandatory College Meetings  
Afternoon Academic Resource Fair  
Afternoon - Evening Mandatory Major Meetings