Orientation and New Student Programs
New Student Orientation —
Congratulations on your admission to one of New York City's premier public institutions, the Fashion Institute of Technology. As an FIT student you are joining an internationally recognized academic community renowned for excellence in design, fashion, art, communications and business. We are eagerly waiting to welcome you and your family to the FIT community. We know that you are both excited and filled with questions, wanting to know everything there is about FIT. That is why New Student Orientation, "Orientation Week at FIT" is designed to prepare you for academic, professional, and personal success. Our goal is to help you make a smooth transition to FIT through a week of fun, engaging, and dynamic programs. Please explore the Orientation web pages to learn more about your Orientation Experience, Orientation Leaders, and other resources related to successfully transitioning to FIT.
If you are a recently admitted student, please complete the Recently Admitted Students Checklist. An outline of the Spring 2023 New Student Orientation schedule is now accessible, with a more detailed schedule to follow.
Please note that Orientation Programs is continuously monitoring concerns associated with COVID-19 and FIT’s commitment to ensuring that our campus community is safe. For the most up-to-date information related to FIT’s response, please find out more about our current status.