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New Students

Students NEWLY accepted to THE RESIDENCE Halls FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER:

With over 2,000 students in residence, move-in becomes a challenge.  FIT’s residence halls are located in the heart of New York City. The Department of Transportation limits street closings in NYC. The following schedule will apply:  

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23RD, 2018

NO CHECK-INs PRIOR TO JANUARY 23RD. No exceptions!
Arrivals prior to January 23rd will be directed to local hotels

 

ALUMNI, COED AND NAGLER RESIDENTS

10:00 AM to 4:00PM

Check-In at Alumni Hall Lobby Work Room.

(210 West 27th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues)

 

KAUFMAN RESIDENTS

10:00 AM to 4:00PM

Check-In at Kaufman Lobby

(406 West 31st Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues)

 

IDs

After checking in, residents will be directed to create a new residence hall ID. Check postings located at your check-in area.

EVENING CHECK-IN

There will be limited check-in hours between 4:00pm and 11:00pm. Students will still be able to check-in at this time but there will be limited college personnel available. Please follow posted signs after 4pm.

Students arriving between 11:00 PM and 10:00 AM will NOT have access to the residence halls.

ROOM AND ROOMMATE INFORMATION

Students can start viewing their initial room and roommate assignments starting January 8 on their MyHousing.  This will be an initial assignment and may change prior to check-in.  For the most updated information check your FIT email and MyHousing.

Other Information for new students:
  • FIT requires all residents to have health insurance and to complete the Meningitis Immunization Survey provided by FIT Health Services within 30 days of the beginning of the semester. For more information please see the FIT Health Services page
  • Check your FIT email. The Residential Life Office corresponds with students through their official FIT email account. Please be sure to check your FIT email account regularly for updates and information such as billing, acceptance, move in/out information. Please see the FIT IT page for more information about your FIT log-in information
  • Always carry your FIT Card / FIT ID. ID cards must be shown when entering a building, obtaining meals, and when signing in guests. Tampering with IDs or giving your ID to another for purposes of gaining access to FIT buildings is grounds for dismissal from the residence halls.
  • FIT is a dry campus. No alcohol and no drugs. Rules and regulations are strictly enforced.
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