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New/Entering Students

MAY 4, 2018 AT 1:00 PM EST

  • To access the housing application:  You must be accepted to the college AND your tuition deposit must be received by the Bursar's Office.  Allow 1-2 days to process before accessing the housing application system. Remember that FIT business offices are closed on weekends and holidays.
  • Housing applications will be processed in the order in which they are received until all spaces are filled.
  • Once spaces are filled, housing will be awarded as it becomes available. Learn more about the waitlist.
  • Housing contracts are binding for the 2018-2019 academic year. Exceptions include:
    • December graduates
    • One-semester exchange students
    • College-approved Study Abroad programs

Before May 4, complete the following to ensure access to the housing application:

  • Make sure you are able to log in to MyFIT with your FIT username and password. (Click here for MyFIT login instructions.) If you require additional assistance, please contact TechHelp.
  • Check that your debit/credit card has the required funds available to complete the application.  A non-refundable $500 credit card deposit is required.
  • Remember that emergency contact information must be included in order to submit your application. Please have names and phone numbers readily available.
  • If you are receiving a “500 Error – Internal Server Error” when attempting to access links inside MyFIT - Please read IT's post about how to rectify the issue

To apply:

  • Log-in to MyFIT
  • Click Student Tab > Scroll down to Housing/Residential Life > Click MyHousing > Choose “Apply Online” > Select "New/Entering Student: Academic Year Housing".
  • A non-refundable $500 credit card deposit is required
  • FAQs about the housing application can be found here.
  • Applicants will receive an email with their confirmed housing or waitlisted status within 2 business days.

Applicants with confirmed housing
  • Will enter a Room/Roommate selection process.
  • Room/roommate selection process randomly assigns applicants a date/time to choose their room type and roommates. 
  • New/entering FIT students are assigned to Alumni, Coed, & Nagler Hall.

Read more about the Confirmed Housing Process.

Waitlisted Applicants
  • Will be emailed as space becomes available.
  • Can check updates to their waitlist position by visiting the Housing/Residential Life section through MyFIT and clicking on MyHousing.

Read more about the waitlist.