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Portfolio Requirements

As part of the requirements for admission to Art and Design majors, applicants must submit a portfolio for evaluation by the FIT faculty. You are invited to submit your portfolio once your SUNY application has been received and processed by FIT. Please do not submit any artwork until you receive a confirmation that your application has been received by FIT.

*** Business and Technology applicants are not required to submit a portfolio and materials received for these majors will not be reviewed or considered.***

Submitting Your Portfolio

Applicants to all Art and Design AAS programs, Photography and the Digital Image BFA and Fabric Styling BFA
After submitting the application for your major and reviewing the specific program portfolio requirements below, please upload your portfolio to
You will be charged $10 to submit your portfolio in SlideRoom. Please select your intended entry term and major carefully, refunds are not awarded for any reason. You will only be considered for admission to the major that is listed on your current application. Do not submit more than one portfolio at a time. If you wish to be considered for a different entry term or major, first go to and request the appropriate change to your application. Once you receive confirmation your request has been processed you may submit your portfolio.

If you change your major after submitting your portfolio, you will be required to submit another portfolio for the new major, and an additional $10 fee will be assessed by SlideRoom.

If you have received a SUNY application fee waiver, your $10 SlideRoom submission fee will be waived.

In order for FIT to process your SlideRoom fee waiver, you must:
  • Create a free SlideRoom account at
  • Begin a SlideRoom application to one of FIT's programs.
  • Save and Exit your application without hitting Submit.
  • Complete a SlideRoom Fee Waiver Request.
  • Wait for FIT Admissions to confirm your waiver via email..

Applicants to Accessories Design BFA, Advertising Design BFA, Computer Animation and Interactive Media BFA, Fashion Design BFA, Fine Arts BFA, Graphic Design BFA, Illustration BFA, Interior Design BFA, Packaging Design BFA, Textile/Surface Design BFA, Toy Design BFA and Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design BFA
These majors do not currently accept portfolios via SlideRoom. After submitting the application for your major, you will be contacted by Admissions or the department regarding submission of your portfolio either in person or via email. Please click on your intended major below for detailed instructions regarding submission of your portfolio.

Click on your desired major to obtain the majorís specific portfolio instructions. You may also want to review Tips on How to Prepare a Portfolio.

Portfolio Requirements

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