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Welcome to Florida Institute of Technology! Business & Retail Operations Fall 2013 Student Orientation. Dining Services Campus Services Bookstore ID Card Services Student Health Insurance Mail Room Services.

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welcome to florida institute of technology business retail operations fall 2013 student orientation

Welcome to Florida Institute of Technology!Business & Retail OperationsFall 2013 Student Orientation

Dining Services

Campus Services

Bookstore

ID Card Services

Student Health Insurance

Mail Room Services

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We are committed to providing the Florida Tech community with quality food and services at an excellent value, in a clean, comfortable and friendly atmosphere.

dining locations
Dining Locations

Panther Dining Hall

Located in the center of campus next to the Aquatic Center. Features “all you care to eat” dining with a variety of Display Cooking stations, Pizza, Homestyle entrees, Pasta & more. Open seven days per week.

Panther Grocery

Featuring a hot & cold deli, grill, rotisserie, snacks, beverages and groceries. Open every day and conveniently located in the center of campus.

SUB Café

The 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 Friday

Center Court

Located in the Clemente Recreational Center, serves Freshen’s® Smoothies, wraps, pizza, and specialty sandwiches. Center Court is open Monday through Friday.

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Dining Locations

The Rathskeller

Located on the ground floor of Evans Hall, the Rathskeller is open seven days per week for lunch and late night activities.

Black Kats Kafé

Our late night coffee house and lounge, is located adjacent to the Rathskeller on the ground floor of Evans Hall.

Library Coffee Shop

Serving Coffee, Pastries, Sandwiches & Salads in the Northwest lobby of Evans Library

services
Services

Groceries 4 U

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 catalog.

Pizza & Sub Delivery

The Rathskeller Pizza and Sub Delivery is open seven days per week from

6:00 PM until 12:30 AM

Vending

Dining Services operates the campus snack and beverage vending machines and most are equipped with card readers to accept FlexCredits and Panther Cash Account

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Services

Sick Trays / Bag Lunches

Sick tray and bag lunch service is available from Panther Dining Hall when necessary, contact the manager to make arrangements.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition information is available at all Dining Locations for most items that we provide. Web publication is a feature “coming soon”.

Special Diets

Most special and medically necessary diet can be accommodated in our residential dining room. Please contact our Chef or the Panther Dining Manager to discuss your requirements.

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Services

Catering

Florida 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.

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MealCredits 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 semester

Plans are priced per semester but have an annual contract.

mealcredits
MealCredits

MealCreditsare a component of all Freshman Meal Plans.

MealCreditsallow UNLIMITED “all-you-care-to-eat” access in Panther Dining Hall either five or seven days per week according to your plan.

With UNLIMITED MealCreditsyou are assured to have food access every day for the entire semester.

flexcredits
FlexCredits

FlexCreditsare part of every meal plan we offer, giving students the flexibility and freedom to purchase food and services from all Campus Dining Locations including:

meal plan changes
Meal Plan Changes

Fall 2013 Semester Meal Plan changes may be made until Friday, August 23, 2013.

Spring 2014 Semester Meal Plan changes may be made until Friday, December 13, 2013.

Visit Campus Services to submit your request.

All changes require university approval.

what do i do if i run out of flexcredits
What Do I do If I Run Out Of FlexCredits?

Purchase FlexCredits

(Added to your Student Account at Campus Services)

Deposit to Panther Cash Account

Go to fit.edu – “Quick Links” drop down list – select “Panther Card Online Deposits”

Use Cash or Credit Card

florida tech dining services telephone 321 674 8076 www fit edu food
Florida Tech Dining ServicesTelephone: 321/674.8076www.fit.edu/food
campus services
Campus Services

Services we provide:

  • Housing
  • Residence Life
  • ID Card Services
  • Meal Plan Administration
  • Health Insurance Waivers / Enrollment
housing services
Housing Services

Services Offered

  • Housing Contracts
  • Check-In Check-Out Forms
  • Housing Assignments
  • Room Changes
residence halls

Columbia Village

Roberts Hall

Panther Bay Greek Village

Mary Star of the Sea

Residence Halls

Southgate Apartments

Quad Halls

Harris Village

residence life

Residence Life

  • Live-In Professional Staff
  • Graduate Residence Directors
  • Undergraduate & Graduate Resident Assistants
  • 24 Hour On-Call Duty Rotation
  • Residence Hall Association
  • Programs - Academic, Social, Educational
Residence Life
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Campus Services

Telephone: 321/674.8076

http://www.fit.edu/housing

the florida tech bookstore is located on the 1 st floor of the homer denius student union building
The Florida Tech Bookstore is located on the 1st floor of the Homer Denius Student Union Building

The Florida Tech Bookstore hours:

Monday through Thursday 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Friday 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Saturday & Sunday Closed

EXTENDED HOURS:

Saturday, August 17th 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Monday, August 19th & Tuesday, August 20th 8:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

textbooks
Textbooks

New All titles available

Used Selected titles available

Rental Selected titles available

Digital Selected titles of electronic books

* Bring your class schedule with you to the Florida Tech Bookstore. Freshmen bring your block schedule with you.

textbook returns
Textbook Returns
  • Students have one week from the first day of class to return their textbooks
  • August 24th is the last day to return for a full refund
  • Receipt is needed at time of return
textbook buyback
Textbook 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 textbooks
  • A Florida Tech ID card is required for textbook buyback.
florida tech merchandise
Florida 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.

the florida tech bookstore accepts
The Florida Tech Bookstore accepts…
  • All major credit cards: American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
  • Panther Card Cash
  • Student Financial Aid
florida tech bookstore is also on line
Florida Tech Bookstore is also on-line…

http://fit.bncollege.com

Textbook orders require 24 to 48 hours to process.

Florida Tech Bookstore is operated and managed by Barnes & Noble Bookseller

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Florida Tech Campus Bookstore

Telephone: 321/674.8042

http://fit.bncollege.com

your florida tech panther id card
Your Florida Tech Panther ID Card

The Panther Card is the official identification card of Florida Tech

  • Meal Plan
  • Access
  • Debit Card
  • PNC Bank ID Card Linking – activation required.
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Your Florida Tech Panther ID Card

Provides you with ….

  • Food at all Campus Dining Locations
  • Access to your residence hall, various classrooms & labs and the Clemente Center
  • Services in the Student Health Center
  • Beverage and snack vending machines
  • Products from Groceries 4U
  • Laundry machines in the residence halls
  • Campus pizza and sub delivery
  • Books and apparel from the Florida Tech Bookstore
  • Services from participating off-campus retailers
  • Copies and services in Evans Library
  • Discounts from participating retailers
  • PNC Bank ID Card Linking – On campus ATM and Cash Machines - activation required
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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 www.fit.edu/campus_services/PantherCard.php

YourFlorida Tech Panther ID Card

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The Panther Cash Account is a pre-paid debit account encoded to your ID card. Once a Panther Account is opened students and family members can make deposits from their room or from home electronically at www.fit.edu/campus_services/PantherCard.php

YourFlorida Tech Panther ID Card

on line card access www fit edu campus services panthercard php
ON-Line Card Accesswww.fit.edu/campus_services/PantherCard.php

YourFlorida Tech Panther ID Card

  • On-line Deposits to the Panther Plan
  • No Credit Card FEES
  • Track Spending
  • Lost Cards
  • Low balance warning and e-mail warnings
  • Parents Access with Student permission
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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: 1. 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.

YourFlorida Tech Panther PNC Bank ID Card Link

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YourFlorida Tech Panther ID Card

This 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. 8111 and the Campus Services Office at ext. 8076.
  • Lost ID card replacement charge is $20
  • Your card has a VALUE.

www.fit.edu/campus_services/PantherCard.php

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Florida Tech ID Card Services

Telephone: 321/674.8076

For information and to process an electronic deposit visit: www.fit.edu/campus_services/PantherCard.php

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Bollinger Insurance Solutions is the Student Health Insurance provider for Florida Institute of Technology

The Florida Tech Student Health Insurance Office is located at the Florida Tech Commons Building 3011 South Babcock Street, Suite 113

  • Office Hours:

Tuesday through Thursday 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.

the florida tech student health insurance policy
The Florida Tech Student Health Insurance Policy
  • Florida Tech Student Health Insurance policy information is available on line at

www.BollingerInsurance.com/FIT

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Student Health Insurance

Telephone: 321/674.7707

www.BollingerInsurance.com/FIT

ggraham@fit.edu

the florida tech mailroom is located at the homer denius student union building 1 st floor
The Florida Tech Mailroom is located at the Homer Denius Student Union Building 1st floor

The Campus Mailroom is open:

  • Monday through Friday 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
  • Saturday 10:00 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.
  • Sunday Closed
mailroom services
Mailroom Services:

All Students who reside on campus are provided with a mailbox at no

charge. Please stop by the mailroom to receive your mailbox

combination.

  • Mailing parcels, envelopes and small boxes
  • Overnight, global priority and priority mail
  • Certified, registered and insured mail
  • Package weighing and delivering to post office
  • Change of address forms
  • Post office boxes
  • Stamps
correct addressing main campus
CORRECT ADDRESSING Main Campus

Student Name

FIT BOX -------

150 W. UNIVERSITY BLVD

MELBOURNE, FL 32901

PACKAGE 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.

correct addressing mary star of the sea
CORRECT ADDRESSINGMary Star of the Sea

Student Name

Mary Star of the Sea – Newman Hall

3311 South Babcock Street

Apartment # ___ (Include bedroom letter A,B,C,D)

Melbourne, Florida 32901

PACKAGE HOLD TIME (30 Days)

Packages are received at the front desk and will be held for 30 days after which it will be returned to sender.

correct addressing panther bay village
CORRECT ADDRESSINGPanther Bay Village

Student Name

Panther Bay Village

1550, 1560 or 1660 Skippers Way or

1800 or 1890 Nautical Way

Apartment #____ (Include bedroom letter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Palm Bay, Florida 32905

PACKAGE HOLD TIME (30 Days)

Packages are received at the Clubhouse front desk and will be held for 30 days after which it will be returned to sender.

fed ex ups packages
FED EX & UPS Packages

FED EX AND UPS DO NOT DELIVER TO MAILBOXES

INSTEAD OF FIT BOX USE: UNIT # OR APT#

A valid Florida Tech ID card is required at time of

package pick-up. All students will be notified with a card in their mailbox that a package is ready for pick-up.

cash only please
Cash only please…

The Florida Tech Mailroom accepts cash only. The Mailroom cannot accept credit cards for purchases or postal services.

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Mailroom Services

Telephone: 321/674.7224

www.fit.edu/pmm/mailroom

questions
Questions?

Once again…

Welcome to Florida Tech and let us know if we can assist you.

http://www.fit.edu/business-operations