Policy No: SS009

Policy Statement

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) is committed to supporting academic excellence and the creative opportunities that drones may make possible.  This policy supports the use of drones for pedagogical and other purposes on FIT property and as a part of FIT activities and ensures that drones are operated safely and in compliance with federal, state, and local law, including Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations.

Individuals interested in using drones will refer to this policy to determine under what conditions drones can be flown and where, including requirements to notify Public Safety, and additional protocols that must be followed when seeking approval to fly a drone. 

Who Should Read This Policy

  • All FIT employees
  • All FIT students

Policy Information

  • Responsible Administrator(s): Treasurer and Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Responsible Office(s): Department of Public Safety
  • Implementation History: Issued January 2019
  • Contact(s): The Department of Public Safety

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Drones (.pdf)
*This PDF document is the official version of this policy.