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FALL RETURN 2021:   Find details about FIT’s full return to campus for fall classes.

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International Student Services

 
International Student Services assists all nonimmigrant students admitted to FIT degree programs in matters pertaining to their immigration status in the U.S.

Prospective international students can find general immigration advice in the International FAQ. For information on academic offerings, requirements, admissions eligibility, and transfer credit guidelines, visit Admissions or contact the FIT Admissions office at (212) 217-3760.

All admitted students with questions concerning the F-1 Visa, Travel and Entering the US, F-1 Status and Transferring F-1 Status, as well as information on F-1 Employment Options, should click on the appropriate link in our navigation.  

Mandatory Orientation

All admitted F-1 students are required to attend the International Student Orientation at the beginning of their first term in an FIT degree program. It is recommended that other nonimmigrant students also attend this discussion of terms and conditions of F-1 status. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) holds all nonimmigrants responsible for observing the regulations affecting their status. 

Fall 2021 International Student Orientation
Fall Orientation will be virtual, with a live, mandatory F-1 Information Session for all students entering new programs to be held
Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 7 am ET.
Please visit fitnyc.edu/orientation f or the complete schedule.
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