Information for Accepted Freshmen
As an incoming freshman at LIM College you will have a world of opportunity at your fingertips! You will have four full years to experience the industry immersion that LIM provides. Not to mention all the exciting student life, social, and cultural events. With so much in store, why wouldn’t you choose to attend LIM College?
Congratulations again on your acceptance! There are a number of items you will need to take care of to be prepared for the upcoming semester. Please be sure to complete all of the steps below. If you have questions, we have provided the contact information for the relevant departments.
#1 Secure your seat in the upcoming semester’s class. If you plan on attending LIM College, your first step should be to send in the $400 tuition deposit along with the Tuition Agreement Form.
You can make tuition payments to LIM College by check, cash, or money order. If you need to make a rush payment, you can do so online through NBS, but keep in mind there will be an additional fee for this. If you have any questions on payments, please contact our Student Accounts Office for details.
Student Financial Services
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
#2 Arrange for housing if necessary. LIM College welcomes you to live in our state-of-the-art luxury residence hall. Housing arrangements are made with the Office of Residence Life. Housing applications are sent to students after their acceptance or you can download the housing application and questionnaire here.
Office of Housing & Residence Life
1760 Third Ave
New York, NY 10029
LIM College offers students an Off-Campus Meal Plan Option and we encourage you to visit their website at: http://ocmp.com/SchoolsAbout.aspx?id=76 . Select “LIM-New York City” to view the many participating restaurants and supermarkets that accept the plan.
#3 Get your Immunization Form filled out. In accordance with New York State Law, all students must have immunization records on file at the College in order to attend classes. Have your physician complete the form and submit it to the attention of the Office of Counseling & Wellness Services. At the very latest, it must be submitted when you come to schedule.
Office of Counseling & Wellness Services
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
#4 Apply for Financial Aid. LIM College recommends that all students apply for financial aid. Your first step will be to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The priority deadline to complete the FAFSA is March 1.
Important Financial Aid Deadlines
June 26h - FAFSA filing deadline for Fall 2013
July 10 - Deadline to submit any missing financial aid docuements
July 15 - Payment deadline for tuition, fees, and housing for Fall 2013
If you have filed the FAFSA and added the LIM College school code (007466) after June 26, please be prepared to start the Fall 2013 semester on a private loan, parent plus loan, or payment plan via FACTS.
In addition, all missing financial documents must be received by LIM College's Office of Student Financial Services by July 10, otherwise students will need to be prepared to start the Fall 2013 semester on a private loan, parent plus loan, or payment plan via FACTS.
For more information on LIM College’s financial policies and a list of important forms, please check our Student Financial Services page.
#5 Health Insurance. LIM College requires health insurance coverage and an automatic charge for health insurance will be applied to your account. Students who have current health insurance may waive the automatic health insurance by providing proof of coverage. LIM College’s health insurance provider is Gallagher Koster and we encourage you to visit their website at: https://www.gallagherkoster.com/LIM
#6 Final Transcripts. You must send LIM College your official final high school transcript after you have graduated. Please feel free to use our Request for Final High School Transcript Form. In accordance with New York State Law, all students must submit proof of high school graduation in order to attend classes. Students who cannot obtain their final high school transcript will be permitted to submit their official diploma. Photocopies will not be accepted.
#7 Get Connected. You will be provided with an LIM College email account a few weeks after enrolling. Please check this account weekly for updates. All Orientation and course information will be emailed to this address during the summer. We will try our best to continue to send all important information to your personal email accounts; however, you should begin to use the LIM email account once you receive it. If you have any problems with your email account you should contact the IT Help Desk at: 212-752-1530 ext. 390 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Joining LIM College’s Facebook community is another great way to connect with incoming and current students and stay on top of all of the latest LIM College news.
#8 Scheduling. Incoming LIM College freshmen will be placed in their first semester Math and English courses based on their SAT or ACT scores.
Details for Fall 2013 scheduling will be sent in May 2013.
#9 Orientation. All incoming students are required to attend LIM College’s New Student Orientation. LIM College also hosts a very informative Parent Orientation for those who wish to attend. Information about Orientation is sent out by the Office of Student Life a few months before the start of the semester.
#10 Purchase Books. Once you have completed your schedule you can purchase or rent your textbooks. You can do so online at http://www.bkstr.com/ -search for LIM College. If you have questions you can contact the LIM College Bookstore:
LIM College Bookstore
Phone: 800-677-1323 ext.420
Once you have completed all of these steps, you will be ready to enter LIM College. Good luck with your first semester!
The first day of Fall 2013 classes is August 26, 2013. Please review the Academic Calendar for important dates.