Exploring NYC

Orientation at FIT: Exploring NYC

Students come to FIT for the world class education, industry-leading faculty and practical work experience but it sure doesn’t hurt to live and learn in the heart of New York City.  At FIT, NYC truly is part of your campus experience whether it be grabbing a quick bite between classes in midtown or exploring any of New York’s five boroughs, there is always something to do and see. Explore the information in this section to learn more about your surroundings and all of the ways to take advantage of one of the best cities in the world.


Build an itinerary via NYC GO!

Take a cue from notable New Yorkers, check out their favorite spots, and add them to your own itinerary (via NYC: The Official Guide)

Must See NYC Attractions

Peruse must-see New York City attractions like One World Observatory, MoMA, the Met, and more (via NYC: The Official Guide)

COVID-19 Information and Resources

 Useful and current Coronavirus information and resources for navigating the city (via NYC: The Official Guide)

25 Essential Places to Eat in Chelsea

25 essential places to eat in Chelsea (via Eater New York)

Art Galleries in Chelsea

Art galleries and must-see exhibitions in Chelsea (via Art Forum)

Best Free Museum Days in NYC

Best free museum days you should know about in NYC (via Time Out)

NYC Culture Pass

Discover New York City's museums and attractions for free with Culture Pass (via Culture Pass)

Access discounted Broadway tickets

Access discounted tickets for Broadway and Off Broadway shows (via TDF)

NYC Entertainment Discounts

Check out additional NYC entertainment discounts available to you (via NYC ID)