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Weeks of Welcome

Fall 2015

Share your memories all month long with #FITWOW15! Each week there will be a prize for best Instagram picture (and/or) video at a WOW event announced via the Student Life Instagram account.  Be sure to use #FITWOW15 to enter! Follow Student Life HERE.
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Monday, August 31st

12:00 - 4pm Student Life Fall Open House, David Dubinsky, A713

Come find out all that Student Life has to offer, including special programming, street fairs, movie nights, discounted movie passes and so much more.

Sponsored by The Department of Student Life

@StudentLife_FIT

12 - 2pm Student Resource Fair, Feldman Center Lobby

Stop by the Feldman Center Lobby to get some helpful information from your student service offices. Don’t forget to pick up some fresh popcorn and complimentary coffee and hot cocoa.

Sponsored by The Department of Student Life and the FIT Student Association Government


9pm Breakfast for Dinner, David Dubinsky Dining Hall

Join the FIT Student Association Government for all your favorite breakfast treats  - at night, music, and prizes!

Sponsored by the FIT Student Association Government


Tuesday, September 1st

10am - 7pm Volunteer Expo, Breezeway

Meet the network of community partners that you can volunteer with.

Sponsored by the Department of Student Life


11am - 2pm Welcome to FIT Health Services, Outside of A402

FIT Health Services will have a special table set up to answer any questions and provide information about our department and services.

Sponsored by Health Services

12:30 - 2pm Student Council Meeting #1, Katie Murphy Amphitheater

FIT Student Association’s first open meeting of the year.

Sponsored by the FIT Student Association Government


7pm Float on By: Ice Cream & Soda Floats with Res Life, 27th Street Residence Halls

Res Life staff will be distributing ice cream & soda floats along the

sidewalk in front of Nagler & Coed Halls.

Sponsored by Residential Life

8pm Beauty Night, John E.Reeves Great Hall

Make sure you start the semester looking flawless! Free Mani & Pedi’s and lots of giveaways!

Sponsored by the FIT Student Association Government



Wednesday, September 2nd

8pm FIT Student Association Presents: Avengers, Dubinsky Building Dining Hall

Join the FIT Student Association for the first movie night of the year. Popcorn will be served!

Sponsored by the FIT Student Association Government



Thursday, September 3rd

10am - 7pm Flea Market, Breezeway

Sponsored by The Department of Student Life


1 - 2pm Residential Life Open House, 236 West 27th Street, 2nd floor

Residential Life staff will host activities within the office, as a way to acclimate students to their location and the services they provide.

Sponsored by Residential Life


1 - 2pm Welcome Back Group for Study Abroad Returnees,

Counseling Center Lounge, A212B

For all students who went abroad during the 2014-2015 school year. You may be experiencing "re-entry," which is when you feel challenges as you re-adjust to the U.S. and FIT. We will help you explore what you are going through and learn some positive ways of dealing with it. This is a chance to reconnect with old classmates and to share experiences of your time away.

Sponsored by The Counseling Center


4:30 - 6pm Ice Cream Social for International Students & their Friends,

Coed Hall Courtyard, 230 W. 27th Street

Make your own sundae, enjoy some entertainment, & get to know other FIT students.

Sponsored by International Student Services and Residential Life.

 
5:00-6:00pm           New Club Information Session, FIT Student Association Office, A724
                                    Come find out how to start a new club or organization at FIT.
                                    Sponsored by the FIT Student Association Government

 

 



Saturday, September 5th


1pm Women’s Soccer vs. Nassau CC, Garden City, NY



Sunday, September 6th


9:30am Cross Country vs. Baruch College, Van Cortlandt Park



Monday, September 7th

All day Labor Day, College Closed



Tuesday, September 8th

10am - 7pm Flea Market, Breezeway

Sponsored by The Department of Student Life


12 - 2pm Open House for Resident Assistants, Counseling Center Lounge, A212B

All Resident Assistants are invited. Come and meet, eat, and mingle with the Counseling Center staff.

Sponsored by the Counseling Center


12:30 - 2pm Student Council Meeting #2, Katie Murphy Amphitheater

FIT Student Association’s 2nd open meeting of the year.

Sponsored by the FIT Student Association Government



Thursday, September 10th


1 - 2pm Understanding Finance, Dubinsky, A317

Learn how to become financially savvy, find out what a FICO score is, and create your path to financial success!

Sponsored by Financial Services


1 - 2pm Fall 2015 EOP Monthly Meeting, Pomerantz, D211

We invite Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) students at all levels to a lunch hour session where important information will be shared that is intended to make the experience at FIT a successful one. Lunch will be provided.

Sponsored by EOP


1 - 5pm Come to our Open House and Adopt a Plant!, Dubinsky, A212B

Meet, eat, and mingle!

Sponsored by The Counseling Center


7:30 - 9:30pm International Dialogue: Can you understand where I'm coming from?,

Coed Hall Basement, 230 W. 27th Street

Join other international students and those returning from study abroad as they share their experiences adjusting to life in a new culture, and try your luck in an international raffle.

Sponsored by International Student Services and Residential Life



Saturday, September 12th


9:30am - 4pm FIT44 Training Day, Great Hall

Student leaders and advisors are invited to go through this one-stop shop training which will cover the mandatory requirements for club establishment for the 2015-2016 school year.  Individual RSVP required and available on FITLink by September 8th.

Sponsored by The Department of Student Life

#FITStudentLeaders


10am Cross Country vs. NJIT, Newark, NJ


12pm Women’s Volleyball vs. Bronx CC, BMCC


1:15pm Women’s Volleyball vs. Hostos CC, BMCC


2pm Women’s Volleyball vs. Queensborough CC, BMCC



Sunday, September 13th


10am Cross Country vs. Queensborough CC, Van Cortlandt Park


1pm Women’s Soccer vs. Kingsborough CC, Brooklyn, NY




Monday, September 14th

All day Rosh Hashanah, College Closed



Tuesday, September 15th

All day Rosh Hashanah, College Closed



Thursday, September 17th

10:30am - 3:30pm Recruiting Table, David Dubinsky Lobby

Employers will be on campus seeking talented individuals!

Sponsored by the Career and Internship Center

11am - 2pm Study Abroad Fair, Great Hall

FIT's first annual study abroad fair to recruit students for summer and semester programs.

Sponsored by International Programs

@FITStudyAbroad #FITSummerAbroad


12 - 2pm Club Fair, Breezeway

Discover and find out more about the over 60 student-run clubs and organizations that represent the unique interests of FIT students.

Sponsored by the FIT Student Association Government

#FITClubFair


1 - 2pm International Students Meet & Greet, David Dubinsky Lobby

This group is for international students in their first semester at FIT. The group will help you adjust to your new culture and environment, will give you a place to share your experiences, and will offer you support in your transition to FIT.

Sponsored by The Counseling Center


7pm Women’s Volleyball vs. Passaic CC, BMCC


8pm Women’s Volleyball vs. Borough of Manhattan CC, BMCC



Saturday, September 19th


1pm Women’s Soccer vs. Suffolk CC, Selden, NY


1pm Women’s Tennis vs. Nassau CC, Selden, NY



Sunday, September 20th


1pm Women’s Tennis vs. Rockland CC, Suffern, NY



Monday, September 21st

10:30am - 3:30pm Recruiting Table, David Dubinsky Lobby

Employers will be on campus seeking talented individuals!

Sponsored by the Career and Internship Center



Tuesday, September 22nd


1 - 2pm Academic Organization & Time Management Workshop,

Dubinsky, A342

Learn techniques and tools to help you develop better habits and routines essential to take control of your time. Gain skills to juggle academic and personal commitments more effectively.

Sponsored by The Counseling Center

Evening Classes Yom Kippur, College Closed for Evening Classes Only



Wednesday, September 23rd

All day Yom Kippur, College Closed


1pm Women’s Soccer vs. Borough of Manhattan CC, New York, NY



Thursday, September 24th

 

10am - 7pm Flea Market, Breezeway

Sponsored by The Department of Student Life

10:30am - 3:30pm Recruiting Table, David Dubinsky Lobby

Employers will be on campus seeking talented individuals!

Sponsored by the Career and Internship Center


1 - 2pm Academic Organization & Time Management Workshop, Dubinsky, A342

Learn techniques and tools to help you develop better habits and routines essential to take control of your time. Gain skills to juggle academic and personal commitments more effectively.

Sponsored by The Counseling Center


8pm Women’s Volleyball vs. Monroe College, FIT



Saturday, September 26th


10am Women’s Volleyball vs. Nassau CC, Monroe College


1pm Women’s Volleyball v. NOVA, Monroe College


 

Week of September 27th: Wellness Week

Click HERE for updates regarding Wellness Week Programs
Sponsored by the FIT Student Association Government


 


Sunday, September 27th


10am Cross Country vs. College of Staten Island, Clove Lakes Park, SI


11:30am Women’s Volleyball vs. Monroe College, Monroe College


2pm Women’s Soccer vs. Howard CC, Brooklyn, NY


2:30pm Women’s Volleyball vs. Harcum College, Monroe College



Monday, September 28th

10:30am - 3:30pm Recruiting Table, David Dubinsky Lobby

Employers will be on campus seeking talented individuals!

Sponsored by the Career and Internship Center

 


 

Tuesday, September 29th


1 - 2pm What Does “Study” Mean in College? Are you Doing it Right?,

Dubinsky, A342

Be sure you know what it takes to learn and study effectively in college. Come and explore strategies that help learn course material at a deeper level.

Sponsored by the Counseling Center



Thursday, October 1st


10am - 7pm Flea Market, Breezeway

Sponsored by Student Life


10am Women’s Volleyball vs. Kingsborough CC, Kingsborough CC


1 - 2pm What Does “Study” Mean in College? Are you Doing it Right?,

Dubinsky, A342

Be sure you know what it takes to learn and study effectively in college. Come and explore strategies that help learn course material at a deeper level.

Sponsored by the Counseling Center

 

5 - 7pm You Can Talk to Anyone, Anywhere,

                                    Counseling Center Lounge, Dubinsky A212B

Learn to look, speak, and be present with anyone and anywhere. Pre-registration required. Call 212-217-4260.

Sponsored by The Counseling Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

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