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Spring Orientation

January 24-26, 2018: Spring Orientation – All New Students  (Attendance is required)

Spring Orientation is a mandatory three-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 2018 Orientation schedule can be found online here

Wednesday, January 24 Welcome to FIT  
8:30am New Student Orientation Check-in  Feldman Center lobby
9am International Student Orientation Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
10:45am Orientation Group Meet-up Main and Auxiliary Gyms
12:15pm Orientation Open and Welcome Haft Theatre
1pm to 3pm Welcome Lunch and Campus Involvement Fair (Lunch Provided) Dubinsky Dining Hall and Great Hall
3:30pm to 5:30pm Mandatory Education Sessions Haft Theatre
5:30pm Dinner and a Movie (Dinner Provided) John E. Reeves Great Hall
Thursday, January 25 Academic Success at FIT  
8:30am Commuter Student Breakfast (Breakfast provided for Commuter Students) John E. Reeves Great Hall
10am to 12 noon Mandatory Education Sessions Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
12 noon to 1pm Mandatory College Meetings Various Locations
1pm to 5pm Academic Resource Fair Feldman Center lobby
2pm to 6pm Mandatory Major Meetings Various Locations
Friday, January 26  Living FIT's Mission  
10am Leadership and Civic Engagement Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
11am  Student Volunteer Community Service Haft Theatre 
12 noon to 3pm Civic Engagement Fair Various Locations
 1:30pm Study Abroad Information Session

Pomerantz Center, Room D-523

 2:30pm Career and Internship Center Information Session Katie Murphy Amphitheatre