The best way to get to know FIT is to visit our campus. We offer prospective first-year and transfer students numerous ways to connect with us and learn more about both academic and student life. If you are planning a visit to FIT you may join us for one or more of the following admissions events.
Join us for an information session lead by a member of the Admissions Office. You will learn about FIT’s distinctive undergraduate majors offered in the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology, the School of Art and Design, and the School of Liberal Arts. We will review the admissions and financial aid processes and answer any of your individual questions.
Student-led Campus Tour
You will get a first-hand perspective about academic, residential, and student life from one of our tour guides. Your guide will bring you to all of our key locations including specialized classrooms, labs, studios, lounges, dining facilities, and a residence hall. After your campus tour, you are welcome to visit the FIT Museum, the only fashion museum in New York City. Admission to the museum is free.
Campus tours are offered immediately following the Information Session or each weekday at 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM. No appointments are necessary and you may join a tour from the Admissions Office at 227 West 27th Street, Room C139, New York, NY.
Fall Open Houses
FIT offers prospective high school and transfer students the opportunity to learn about academic and student life from our faculty, administrators, and current students. Each FIT school hosts an Open House for prospective students interested in exploring their unique majors. Your day will include an academic session by major as well as a variety of presentations on topics of interest to prospective students. Campus tours and an information fair with key departments will also be available throughout the day.
FIT Discovery Days
The FIT Discovery Days are designed especially for high school students beginning their college search process. You can explore all of the opportunities that await you at FIT and determine your next steps toward selecting a major. If you are considering a major in the School of Art and Design, you can get helpful information on preparing a portfolio. We will also share important information on the admissions process and filing for financial aid.
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Open House
The Office of Educational Opportunity Programs Open House offers prospective high school and transfer students from New York State the opportunity to learn more about eligibility requirements, financial, academic, and personal support services. The day will include information on FIT’s academic and student life opportunities as well as important information on admissions and financial aid.
Portfolio Preview Days
Prospective students to FIT’s School of Art and Design are invited to an on-campus Portfolio Preview Day. The day will include an opportunity to have your portfolio reviewed and learn more about the portfolio requirements for admission to FIT’s art and design programs.
Group visits of ten or more guests are available only on Monday and Thursdays. The visit will include an Information Session and student-led campus tour designed for prospective high school and transfer students. High schools, educational organizations or community agencies may book a group visit.
Meet an Admissions Representative
A member of the Admissions Office is available Monday-Friday between 9:00am-5:00pm in the Feldman Center, Room 139 at 227 West 27th Street. The admissions team also makes visits to high schools and community colleges and participates in national college fairs and portfolio days. Please check our fall and spring schedule here.
Accommodations for Guests with Disabilities
If you will require special accommodations during your visit, please visit our Disability Support Services (FIT-ABLE) Office for more information.
We look forward to showing you all that FIT has to offer so please click here to schedule a visit.