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Grad Week Activities

Each year FIT celebrates the accomplishments of their graduating students during Grad Week. This year, Grad Week will be kicking off with the annual block party sponsored by FIT Student Association and Residence Hall Community Council. It continues with activities, events, and giveaways for graduates and other students. See below for a full schedule.

Grad Week 2015: Monday, May 4th - Saturday, May 9th
All events require proof of Cap and Gown purchase and Grad Week bracelet. Present your Cap & Gown receipt along with your Grad Week bracelet and receive complimentary discounts around campus!

Monday, May 4

Cap and Gown Pick-up & Commencement Ticket Distribution
Noon – 4pm, FIT Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Graduates will be given tickets to the Commencement ceremony when they pick up their academic attire.

FIT Commencement Headshots
10am – 2pm & 3pm – 7pm, Dubinsky Student Center, 7th floor
Are you ready for your close-up? Don’t miss out on your Commencement headshot. To sign up, visit www.thorntonstudio.com and click on “schedule portrait sitting.” School code 02866 or call 212-647-1966

Pet Therapy
4:30pm – 6:30pm, Gladys Marcus Library
They're back! Therapy animals are returning to FIT just in time for finals. Come meet and relax with lovable therapy animals on the 5th & 6th floors of the Goodman Center.

Tuesday, May 5
FIT Commencement Headshots
10am – 2pm & 3pm – 7pm, Dubinsky Student Center, 7th floor
Are you ready for your close-up? Don’t miss out on your Commencement headshot. To sign up, visit www.thorntonstudio.com and click on “schedule portrait sitting.” School code 02866 or call 212-647-1966

Grad Fest: Cinco de Mayo Celebration!
Noon – 2pm, Breezeway
This week is dedicated to the Class of 2015! Stop by our Cinco de Mayo Grad Fest for your complimentary smoothie and fun photo. Don’t forget to stop by the Alumni booth and capture your Class of 2015 memories! FIT favorite, DJ Chevy, will play the afternoon away as students pick up their caps and gowns from the FIT Barnes and Noble Bookstore.

Decorate Your Cap and Gown
Noon – 2pm, Breezeway
Graduates will have the opportunity to decorate their caps and gowns in the Breezeway.

Grad Week Ticket Sale: Yankees vs. The Orioles
Noon – 2pm, Breezeway
End your finals days at FIT with a Yankees game on Saturday, May 9th at 1pm. Tickets sold on a first come, first serve basis for $10 each. One ticket per FIT ID and Grad Week bracelet or proof of Cap and Gown purchase.

Cap and Gown Pick-up & Commencement Ticket Distribution
Noon – 6pm, FIT Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Graduates will be given tickets to the Commencement ceremony when they pick up their academic attire.

Wednesday, May 6
FIT Commencement Headshots
10am – 2pm & 3pm – 7pm, Dubinsky Student Center, 7th floor
Are you ready for your close-up? Don’t miss out on your Commencement headshot. To sign up, visit www.thorntonstudio.com and click on “schedule portrait sitting.” School code 02866 or call 212-647-1966

Cap and Gown Pick-up & Commencement Ticket Distribution
Noon – 4pm, FIT Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Graduates will be given tickets to the Commencement ceremony when they pick up their academic attire.

Alumni Photo Booth
9pm – 11pm, Dubinsky Dining Hall
Stop by the Alumni Photo Booth and capture your Class of 2015 memories!

Breakfast for Dinner
9pm – 9:30pm (Express line for Graduates with Grad Week Bracelet)
9:30pm (Official start time), Dubinsky Dining Hall
Stressed from finals? Stop by the Dining Hall for some complimentary breakfast and prizes!

Thursday, May 7
Grad Flea Market
10am – 6pm, Breezeway
Buy yourself something special from local and alumni vendors. 10% discount to all graduates with a Grad Week bracelet.

FIT Commencement Headshots
10am – 2pm & 3pm – 7pm, Dubinsky Student Center, 7th floor
Are you ready for your close up? Don’t miss out on your Commencement headshot. To sign up, visit www.thorntonstudio.com and click on “schedule portrait sitting.” School Code 02866 or call 212-647-1966

Grad Brunch
11am – 3pm, David Dubinsky Center, 5th floor lounge
Representatives from the FIT Student Association, the Development office, and the Dean of Students' office will address graduating students. After the formal program, graduates will have an opportunity will enjoy a full brunch sponsored by FIT Student Association and the Department of Student Life.

Cap and Gown Pick-up & Commencement Ticket Distribution
Noon – 6pm, FIT Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Graduates will be given tickets to the Commencement ceremony when they pick up their academic attire.

FIT Spring Dance Showcase
7:30pm, Haft Auditorium
The FIT Dance Company dance students and faculty will present the second of this academic year's big dance showcases.

Friday, May 8
FIT Commencement Headshots
10am – 2pm & 3pm – 7pm, Dubinsky Student Center, 7th floor
Are you ready for your close-up? Don’t miss out on your Commencement headshot. To sign up, visit www.thorntonstudio.com and click on “schedule portrait sitting.” School code 02866 or call 212-647-1966

Cap and Gown Pick-up & Commencement Ticket Distribution
Noon – 4pm, FIT Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Graduates will be given tickets to the Commencement ceremony when they pick up their academic attire.

FIT Spring Dance Showcase
7pm, Haft Auditorium
The FIT Dance Company dance students and faculty will present the second of this academic year's big dance showcases.

Saturday, May 9 & Sunday, May 10
FIT Spring Dance Showcase
7:30pm, Haft Auditorium
The FIT Dance Company dance students and faculty will present the second of this academic year's big dance showcases.
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