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Next Steps for Freshman Students

Activate your TRACKS Account

By now you should have received an email regarding activating your TRACKS account. It was sent to the email address you provided on your application on the day you were admitted to Florida Tech. TRACKS is your personal account to access secure systems at Florida Tech. You must activate your TRACKS account within 2 weeks of receiving your email by clicking on the link in your email.

If you do not receive your TRACKS activation email, misplaced your email, or your link has expired, contact Tech Support by phone (321) 674-7284 or by email techsupport@fit.edu


Panther Pass is our admitted student on-line portal. It will take you step by step through all the tasks you need to complete before your arrival on campus. You will need your TRACKS username and password to log in and have access to the following:

  • Pay your non-refundable $300 tuition deposit
  • Reserve and secure your merit based scholarship package
  • Pay your $200 housing deposit
    • Complete your housing contract
    • Select a meal plan
  • Complete any required placement exams
  • Access to required health history forms to provide proof of vaccinations
  • Health insurance information
  • View your course schedule
  • And much more…

Start Panther Pass today! You can log on and off as often as you wish to complete your tasks. Don’t wait for the last minute. Several tasks you need to complete have deadlines. Task deadline dates are indicated in Panther Pass.

Everyone should file the FAFSA.

To be considered for ANY additional, need-based financial assistance, admitted students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Just make sure to list Florida Tech's School Code, 001469. You may file the FAFSA any time after Jan. 1. We encourage you to file the FAFSA as early as possible.


Pay your $300 non-refundable tuition deposit to secure your spot in the class. Through Panther Pass you will be given directions on how to pay your deposit online. Once we have received your tuition deposit, additional steps in Panther Pass will unlock. You will then have access to complete any remaining tasks that are necessary prior to enrollment.

Use your FIT email address @my.fit.edu

Once you pay your tuition deposit, official university messages regarding your class registration, e-bill, housing assignments, meal plan updates, and more will be sent only one place: your @my.fit.edu email address. Your @my.fit.edu account information sent to the email address you provided on your application. Be sure to check your new @my.fit.edu email account often.

Send us your FINAL and OFFICAL High School/Secondary School transcript

Students are required to submit a Final Official High School transcript to Florida Institute of Technology. The transcript must be mailed (Office of Undergraduate Admission, 150 West University Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901 USA) and:

  • Be official and sent directly from your high school school to Florida Tech. (Hand carried transcripts will not be accepted).
  • Include a graduation date on the transcript

Get ready for ORIENTATION

All students are required to attend orientation. Please visit www.fit.edu/orientation/ for your required check-in date and orientation information. Bookmark this page and check back often for any updates.