The Fashion Institute of Technology’s academic calendar outlines the key dates and events for the school year.

The calendar includes important information such as registration deadlines, final exams, and holidays. Students can use the calendar to plan out their coursework and stay up-to-date on campus happenings.

FIT NYC academic calendar Fall 2021

  • August 22:              Residence halls open for new/entering students
  • August 23:              Convocation
  • August 23 – 27:     New Student Orientation
  • August 28, 29:       Residence halls open for current/returning students
  • August 29:               Last day to receive 100% refund for fall
  • August 30:               First day of Fall 2021 term
  • Aug 30 – Sept 5:    Late registration (add/drop) week for fall term
  • September 3:          Fall financial aid refunds distributed
  • September 5:          Last day to add/drop fall classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
  • September 5:          Last day to receive 75% refund for fall tuition
  • September 6:          Labor Day – College closed
  • September 7, 8:     Rosh Hashanah – College closed
  • September 12:        Last day to receive 50% refund for fall
  • September 15:        Yom Kippur – No evening classes (classes suspend at 4PM)
  • September 16 :       Yom Kippur – College closed
  • September 17:        Fall certification rosters open to faculty
  • September 19:        Last day to withdraw from fall classes with a partial refund (25%)
  • September 30:       Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters
  • October 1:                 Census date
  • October 1:                 Financial Aid (FAFSA) application available for 2022 – 2023 academic year
  • October 4 -8:          Make-up examination period for spring 2021 incomplete grades
  • October 28:             Winter 2022 registration begins
  • October 28:             Spring 2022 registration begins for the School of Graduate Studies
  • November 1 – 5:     Spring 2022 registration begins for currently enrolled, degree-seeking students
  • November 5:           Spring 2022 registration begins for re-admitted degree students
  • November 15:         Spring 2022 registration begins for non-degree students
  • November 25-28:   Thanksgiving Recess – College closed
  • November 29:        Last day to submit fall Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades)
  • November 29:        Last day to submit a College Withdrawal form for fall term
  • December 1:            Graduation application priority deadline for May/August 2022 candidates
  • December 7:           Registration begins for students admitted Spring 2022
  • December 13:         Last day for all Monday classes
  • December 13:         Final grade rosters open for faculty
  • December 14:         Last day for all Tuesday classes
  • Dec 14 – 23:             All residents must vacate residence halls by 9:00 am on the day following their last final exam
  • December 15:         Last day for Wednesday day classes
  • December 17:         Last day for all Friday classes
  • December 18:         Last day for all Saturday classes
  • December 19:         Last day for all Sunday classes
  • December 20:        Emergency Make-Up Day
  • December 21:         Thursday evening classes meet; last day for all Thursday classes
  • December 22:         Last session for Wednesday evening classes
  • December 22:         Official last day of Fall 2021 term
  • January 3:                 Last day for faculty to submit final grades for fall

>> The College will be closed for the holidays from December 23 through January 2.

FIT NYC academic calendar Winter 2022

  • January 1:               New Year’s Day – college closed
  • January 2:              Residence halls open for students contracted for winter housing
  • January 2:              Last day to receive 100% refund for winter tuition
  • January 3:              First day of Winter 2022 term
  • January 3:              Last day to receive 75% refund for winter tuition
  • January 3,4:          Late registration (add/drop) week for winter term
  • January 4:              Last day to add/drop fall classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
  • January 4:              Last day to receive 50% refund for winter tuition
  • January 5:              Winter certification rosters open to faculty
  • January 5:              Last day to receive 25% refund for winter tuition
  • January 6:              Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters
  • January 7:              Census date
  • January 13:            Last day to submit winter Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades)
  • January 14:            Final grade rosters open for faculty
  • January 15:            Financial Aid (FAFSA) deadline for priority consideration for 2022 – 2023 academic year
  • January 17:            Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – College closed
  • January 19:           Last day of Winter 2022 term
  • January 21:           Last day for faculty to submit final grades for winter

Spring 2022

  • January 18:             Residence halls open for new/entering students
  • January 19, 20:     New student Orientation
  • January 20:            Convocation
  • January 22, 23:    Residence halls open for returning students
  • January 30*:        Last day to receive 100% refund for spring tuition
  • January 31*:         First day of spring term
  • Jan 31–Feb 6*:    Late registration (add/drop) week for spring term
  • February 4*:          Spring financial aid refunds distributed
  • February 6*:          Last day to add/drop classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
  • February 6*:          Last day to receive 75% refund for spring tuition
  • February 13*:        Last day to receive 50% refund for spring tuition
  • February 15*:        Spring certification rosters open to faculty
  • February 20*:       Last day to receive 25% refund for spring tuition
  • February 21:          Presidents Day – college closed
  • February 28*:       Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters
  • March 1*:                Census date
  • March 7 – 11*:       Make-up examination period for Fall 2021 Incomplete (IN) grades
  • March 31:               Graduation application must be received to be listed in Commencement program
  • March 31:               Summer 2022 registration begins for all students
  • March 31:               Fall registration begins for the School of Graduate Studies
  • April 4 – 8:              Fall 2022 registration begins for currently enrolled, degree seeking undergraduate students
  • April 8:                     Fall 2022 registration begins for re-admitted degree students
  • April 8:                     Fall 2022 registration begins for newly admitted graduate students
  • April 11–17:            Spring Recess – No classes
  • April 15:                   Good Friday College closed
  • April 25:                  Fall 2022 registration begins for non-degree students
  • May 1:                       Graduation application priority deadline for December 2022/January 2023 candidates
  • May 6*:                    Last day to submit spring Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades)
  • May 6*:                    Last day to submit a College Withdrawal form for spring
  • May 16*:                  Final grade rosters open for faculty
  • May 17*:                  Last Day for ALL Tuesday Classes
  • May 18*:                  Last Day for ALL Wednesday Classes
  • May 18 – 23*:       All residents must vacate residence halls by 9:00 am on the day following their last final exam.  Only students registered   for Commencement can remain in the halls on Commencement day.
  • May 19*:                 Last Day for ALL Thursday Classes
  • May 19*                  Conferral of degrees for the School of Graduate Studies
  • May 20*:                Last Day for ALL Friday Classes
  • May 21*:                 Last Day for ALL Saturday Classes
  • May 22*:                Last Day for ALL Sunday Classes
  • May 23:*                Last Day for ALL Monday Classes
  • May 23*:                Official last day of Spring 2022 term
  • May 23:                   Fall 2022 registration begins for new AAS & Bachelor students 
  • May 24, 25:           Commencement 
  • May 26*:                Last day for faculty to submit final grades for spring

FIT NYC academic calendar Summer 2022

  • May 23*:           Residence halls open to students contracted for summer housing
  • May 24*:           Last day to receive 100% refund for Summer 1 tuition
  • May 25*:          First day of Summer 1 session
  • May 25*:          Last day to receive 75% refund for Summer 1 tuition
  • May 25, 26*:   Late registration for Summer 1 (add/drop)
  • May 26*:           Last day to add/drop Summer 1 classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
  • May 26*:           Last day to receive 50% refund for Summer 1 tuition
  • May 27*:           Last day to receive 25% refund for Summer 1 tuition
  • May 30:             Memorial Day – college closed
  • May 31*:           Summer 1 certification rosters open to faculty
  • June 1*:            Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters for Summer 1
  • June 2*:           Census date for Summer 1
  • June 16*:         Last day to submit Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades) for Summer 1
  • June 20:          Juneteenth observed – college closed
  • June 28*:       Summer 1 grade rosters open for faculty
  • June 30**:     Last session for all Summer 1 classes
  • July 4:               Independence Day – College closed
  • July 4:               Last day to receive 100% refund for Summer 2
  • July 5:               Last day to receive 75% refund for Summer 2
  • July 5:               First day of Summer 2 session
  • July 5, 6 :         Late registration for Summer 2 (add/drop)
  • July 6:               Last day to add/drop Summer 2 classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
  • July 6:               Last day to receive 50% refund for Summer 2
  • July 6*:            Last day for faculty to submit final grade rosters for Summer 1
  • July 7:               Last day to receive 25% refund for Summer 2
  • July 7:               Summer 2 certification rosters open to faculty
  • July 11:              Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters for Summer 2
  • July 12:              Census date for Summer 2
  • July 26:             Last day to submit Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades) for Summer 2
  • July 28:             Final grade rosters for Summer 2 open for faculty
  • August 1:           Last day of Summer 2 session
  • August 3:          Last day for faculty to submit final grade rosters for Summer 2

*Dates changed on 1/11/22 due to delayed start for Spring 2022 and Summer 1 2022 terms.

**Due to the delayed start of Summer 1, courses that meet on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays will meet for the last session on Thursday, June 30th. 

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