Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Florida Institute of Technology"— Presentation transcript:
1Welcome to Florida Institute of Technology Welcome to Florida Institute of Technology! Business & Retail OperationsDining ServicesCampus ServicesBookstoreID Card ServicesMail Room ServicesStudent Health InsuranceUniversity Plaza at Florida Tech
2We are committed to providing the Florida Tech community with quality food and services at an excellent value, in a clean, comfortable and friendly atmosphere.
3Dining Locations Panther Dining Hall SUB Café Center Court Located in the center of campus next to the swimming pool complex. Featuring “all you care to eat” dining with a variety of display cooking stations, Pizza, Homestyle entrees, Pasta to order and more. Open seven days per week.SUB CaféThe Student Union Building Café is an ala carte quick service restaurant with Deli , Grill, Specials, Coffee Bar and Salad Bar open for Breakfast and Lunch Monday through FridayCenter CourtLocated in the Clemente Recreational Center, serves Freshen’s® Smoothies, wraps, pizza, and specialty sandwiches. Center Court is open Monday through Friday.
4Dining Locations The Rathskeller Black Kats Kafé Located on the ground floor of Evans Hall, the Rathskeller is open seven days per week for lunch and late night activities.Black Kats KaféBlack Kats, our late night coffee house and lounge, is located adjacent to the Rathskeller on the ground floor of Evans Hall.
7Services Groceries 4 U Pizza & Sub Delivery Vending Groceries 4U is Florida Tech’s virtual grocery store. It provides students with a selection of over 800 items that can be purchased through our online electronic catalogPizza & Sub DeliveryThe Rathskeller Pizza and Sub Delivery is open seven days per week from6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.VendingDining Services operates the campus snack and beverage vending machines and most are equipped with card readers to accept FlexCredits and Panther Cash Account
8Sick Trays / Bag Lunches Nutritional Information ServicesSick Trays / Bag LunchesSick tray and bag lunch service is available from Panther Dining Hall when necessary, contact the manager to make arrangements.Nutritional InformationNutrition information is available at all Dining Locations for most items that we provide. Web publication is a feature “coming soon”.Special DietsMost special and medically necessary diet can be accommodated in our residential dining room. Please contact the Panther Dining Manager to discuss your requirements.
9ServicesCateringFlorida Tech Dining has a very robust and affordable catering department that can supply everything from simple beverage and snack service for meetings to white glove VIP service for groups up to 500. Also as part of your meal plan, we have a low-cost pick-up program for student events. Whatever your need, Dining Services can help satisfy your requirements.For full scale catering with service, call the catering manager in the SUB Café.To access student pick-up and take-out catering, call the manager in Panther Dining.
10Freshman Meal PlansPlanEligibilityUnlimited MealCreditsFlexCredits Per SemesterCost Per SemesterA1All StudentsSeven Days per Week$150$2,440A2Monday - Friday$350MealCredits are unlimited and allow entry into Panther Dining Hall during all business hours, either 5 or 7 days per week according to your plan.FlexCredits are credited per semester and unused portions will roll to spring.Unused FlexCredits have NO VALUE at the end of spring semesterPlans are priced per semester but have an annual contract.
11MealCredits MealCredits are a component of all Freshman Meal Plans. MealCredits allow UNLIMITED “all-you-care-to-eat” access in Panther Dining Hall either five or seven days per week according to your plan.With UNLIMITED MealCredits you are assured to have food access every day for the entire semester.
12FlexCreditsFlexCredits are part of every meal plan we offer, giving students the flexibility and freedom to purchase food and services from all Campus Dining Locations including:Panther Dining HallThe RathskellerSUB Café & DeliBlack Kats KaféPanther GroceryCenter CourtRathskeller Convenience StoreGroceries 4UDiscounted Beverage VendingPick-Up CateringPizza & Sub Delivery ServiceSnack Vending
13Meal Plan ChangesFall 2011 Semester Meal Plan changes may be made until Friday, August 26, Spring 2012 Semester Meal Plan changes may be made until Friday, December 16, Visit Campus Services to submit your request. All changes require university approval.
14What Do I do If I Run Out Of FlexCredits? Purchase FlexCredits(Added to your Student Account at Campus Services)Deposit to Panther Cash AccountGo to fit.edu – “Quick Links” drop down list – select “Panther Card Online Deposits”Use Cash or Credit Card
19Residence Halls Campbell Brownlie Evans Shaw Roberts Grissom 9 Apartment BuildingsStudio, Single, Double, TripleHartleyC BuildingFarmer5 Freshman Building2 Upper Class
20Residence Life Community Building Live-In Professional Staff Graduate Residence DirectorsUndergraduate & Graduate Resident Assistants24 Hour On-Call Duty RotationResidence Hall AssociationPrograms - Academic, Social, Educational
23The Florida Tech Bookstore hours: The Florida Tech Bookstore is located on the 1st floor of the Homer Denius Student Union BuildingThe Florida Tech Bookstore hours:Monday through Friday :30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.Saturday & Sunday ClosedSPECIAL HOURS:Monday, & Tuesday, :30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.Saturday, :00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
24TextbooksNew All titles available Used Selected titles available Rental Selected titles available EBK (Electronic Books-selected titles) * Bring your class schedule with you to the Florida Tech Bookstore. Freshmen bring your block schedule with you.
25Textbook ReturnsStudents have one week from the first day of class to return their textbooksAugust 26th is the last day to return for a full refundReceipt is needed at time of return
26Textbook Buyback Textbook buyback is all year round Students can receive up to 50% of the original price of textbook back.Prices vary for new and used textbooksA Florida Tech ID card is required for textbook buyback.
27Florida Tech Merchandise Emblematic (logo) merchandise is available at the Florida Tech Bookstore…from t-shirts to coffee mugs to key chains. Sundries are also available at the Florida Tech Bookstore…from greeting cards to snacks and candy.
28The Florida Tech Bookstore accepts… All major credit cards: American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.Panther Card CashStudent Financial Aid
29Florida Tech Bookstore is also on-line… Located under Campus Life Textbook orders require 24 to 48 hours to process. Florida Tech Bookstore is operated and managed by Barnes & Noble College
32Your Florida Tech Panther ID Card The Panther Card is the official identification card of Florida TechMeal PlanAccessDebit CardPNC Bank ID Card Linking – activation required.
33Your Florida Tech Panther ID Card Provides you with ….Food at all Campus Dining LocationsAccess to your residence hall, various classrooms & labs and the Clemente CenterServices in the Student Health CenterBeverage and snack vending machinesProducts from Groceries 4ULaundry machines in the residence hallsCampus pizza and sub deliveryBooks and apparel from the Florida Tech BookstoreServices from participating off-campus retailersCopies and services in Evans LibraryDiscounts from participating retailersPNC Bank ID Card Linking – On campus ATM and Cash Machines - activation required
34Your Florida Tech Panther ID Card The Panther Cash Account is a perfect complement to your meal plan. The university offers the Panther Cash Account as a campus debit card that uses your ID card for access. The Panther Cash Account is a convenient, fast, safe and simple method for students to access goods and services available throughout the campus. Panther Cash can also be used at various participating off-campus retail establishments. For a listing of participating off-campus retailers go to
35Your Florida Tech Panther ID Card The Panther Cash Account is a pre-paid debit account encoded to your ID card. Once a Panther Account is opened with a minimum deposit of $25, students and family members can make deposits from their room or from home electronically at
36ON-Line Card Access www.fit.edu/campus_services/PantherCard.php Your Florida Tech Panther ID CardON-Line Card AccessOn-line Deposits to the Panther PlanNo Credit Card FEESTrack SpendingLost CardsLow balance warning and warningsParents Access with Student permission
37Your Florida Tech Panther PNC Bank ID Card Link PNC Bank ID Card Linking Your PNC account can be linked with your Florida Tech ID Card so that you can easily access bank funds through the PNC Bank ATM located at the Student Union and the PNC Bank Cash Machine located at Panther Dining Hall. You can open a PNC account at a local bank branch or on-line: Visit pnc.com/fit 2. Complete the online application 3. Click to open your account! If you have questions or want more information, just visit pnc.com/fit, stop by any PNC Bank branch.
38This is your ID Card Protect it! Your Florida Tech Panther ID CardThis is your ID Card Protect it!Don’t let anyone borrow your card. ID cards will be confiscated from unauthorized users.If you lose your ID Card contact the Campus Security office at ext and the Campus Services Office at extLost ID card replacement charge is $20Your card has a VALUE.
39Questions?Telephone: 321/For information and to process an electronic deposit visit:
41The Florida Tech Mailroom is located at the Homer Denius Student Union Building 1st floor The Campus Mailroom is open:Monday through Friday :00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.Saturday :00 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.Sunday Closed
42Mailroom Services: Mailing parcels, envelopes and small boxes Overnight, global priority and priority mailCertified, registered and insured mailPackage weighing and delivering to post officeChange of address formsPost office boxesStamps
43CORRECT ADDRESSINGNAME OF STUDENT FIT BOX W. UNIVERSITY BLVD MELBOURNE, FL 32901PACKAGE HOLD TIME (30 Days)Package received by the Florida Tech Mailroom will be held for 30 days after which it will be returned to sender.
44FED EX & UPS Packages FED EX AND UPS DO NOT DELIVER TO MAILBOXES INSTEAD OF FIT BOX USE: UNIT # OR APT#
45Cash only please…The Florida Tech Mailroom accepts cash only. The Mailroom cannot accept credit cards for purchases or postal services.
48Bollinger Insurance Solutions is the Student Health Insurance provider for Florida Institute of TechnologyThe Florida Tech Student Health Insurance Office is located at University Plaza at Florida Tech Suite L1Office Hours:Tuesday through Thursday 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
49The Florida Tech Student Health Insurance Policy Florida Tech Student Health Insurance policy information is available on line at
51University Plaza at Florida Tech 3150 South Babcock Street Metro PCs Cell Phone24 Hour LaundryBrevard Traffic InstituteMiddle Eastern AromasChumley’s PubAngela’s Full Service SalonCheck CashingKing of the GyroFlorida Tech Business & Retail OperationsAlternative ConnectionEnaba Hookah
52Thank youOnce again… Welcome to Florida Tech and let us know if we can assist you.