Welcome to FIT

Welcome to FIT!

Congratulations and welcome the Fashion Institute of Technology. We share your anticipation and excitement and assure you that your years at FIT will be fulfilling and rewarding. 

During New Student Orientation, you will begin to experience what it means to be a part of the FIT community. This is going to be an important time for you, filled with new responsibilities, new questions, and new expectations. On behalf of the FIT family, we welcome you and look forward to seeing you on campus. 

Attendance during Orientation: Orientation is required for all incoming FIT students. We hope that you will participate fully. The two days of orientation are dedicated to both academic and social activities designed and planned just for you, our new students. Please review the schedule carefully; each day of orientation is full of programs and activities. If you have any questions about the schedule, be sure to connect with your Orientation Leader (OL)

Make sure to attend the Orientation Welcome Ceremony on Wednesday, January 25th from 10:30-11am: you'll hear from Dr. Joyce F. Brown, President of FIT; Dr. Tardis Johnson, Acting Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Success; Dr. Yasemin Jones, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs; Phoebe Beirne, FIT Student Government Association Vice President; and FIT Student Activities Board President, Daniela Canon. Emceed by Julia Romano, Orientation & New Student Programs Counselor for the Department of Student Life.