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New/Entering Students: Submitting an Application

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

IS HOUSING GUARANTEED?

Housing is not guaranteed. Priority is given to the earliest housing applicants who are entered into Room/Roommate Selection. All other applicants are placed on a wait list and may not be requested as roommates in Room Selection.

HOW DO I APPLY?

You must first be accepted to the college and your tuition deposit must be received and processed by the Bursars Office. You will NOT be able to access the application until your tuition deposit has been processed, which can take up to 3 business days.  Please be aware the college is closed weekends and holidays.

WHEN SHOULD I APPLY?

Once your tuition deposit has been received and processed, we suggest you apply as soon as the application becomes available Priority is given to the earliest housing applicants.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?

Current FIT students must maintain 12 or more credits to be eligible. Students ineligible for housing through FIT's Conduct/Judicial system will not be offered accommodations.

WHAT IS THE $500.00 NON-REFUNDABLE HOUSING DEPOSIT?

A $500.00 NON-REFUNDABLE housing deposit is required in order to complete & submit your application. Only credit card payment (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express) will be accepted and must be submitted upon completion of the online application. This is NOT an additional fee and will be credited towards your total housing charges.

WHAT HAPPENS TO MY $500.00 DEPOSIT IF I DONT RECEIVE A HOUSING ASSIGNMENT?

If FIT is unable to offer you on campus housing by the start of the fall semester, your deposit will be credited to your FIT student account.

WHAT IS THE ROOM/ROOMMATE SELECTION PROCESS?

The room/roommate selection process auto assigns the earliest applicants a date/time to choose their room type and roommates.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF I’M CONFIRMED FOR ON CAMPUS HOUSING OR PLACED ON THE WAIT LIST?

All applicants will be sent an email within 2 business days indicating whether they are confirmed for on campus housing OR if they have been waitlisted.

For applicants confirmed for on campus housing, please review instructions on Room/Roommate Selection.

For waitlisted applicants, please review information on Wait List FAQs.

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