Information for Accepted Transfer Students


LIM College is the perfect destination for transfer students. Transfer students make up more than one third of our student body and are integral members of our community. We know how to make your transition to LIM College seamless, so that the remainder of your college career meets your specific educational needs.

Congratulations again on your acceptance to LIM College! 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.

Enrollment deposits can also be paid through your Applicant Status Page. Please keep in mind if you pay online, you must submit your Tuition Agreement Form to the Office of Student Financial Services separately.

You can make tuition payments to LIM College by check, cash, or money order. If you have any questions on payments, please contact our Student Accounts Office for details.

LIM College
Student Financial Services
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
Fax: 212-750-3452

#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 available online and you can download the housing application and questionnaire here.

LIM College
Office of Housing & Residence Life
1760 Third Ave
New York, NY 10029
Fax: 212-750-3467

LIM College offers students an Off-Campus Meal Plan Option and we encourage you to visit their website at: . 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. **Please note, you will NOT be able to register for classes until a completed Immunization Form is on file at the College**

LIM College
Office of Counseling & Wellness Services
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
Fax: 212-750-3466

#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.

Financial Aid Deadlines for Fall 2015 applicants:

March 1: FAFSA priority filing deadline
July 13: FAFSA filing deadline
July 27: Payment deadline for tuition, fees, and housing (if applicable)


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. You can contact the Office of Student Financial Services ( or ext. 389) for general questions about the health insurance and submitting the insurance waiver. You should visit for information on plan benefits, prescription drug coverage info, finding a doctor, and learning how to submit a claim.

#6 Final Transcripts

All transfer students must submit proof of  high school graduation to LIM College. For transfer students this will usually be included with the high school transcripts you sent with your application. 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.

Transfer students must also send a paper copy of their final college transcripts (for any coursework in progress during the time of application) to the Office of Admissions if they wish to receive credit for it. Electronic documents will not be accepted for purposes of the final college transcript. Students entering in the fall must submit final transcripts by October 15 or they will not receive credit. Students entering for the spring semester must submit their transcripts by March 15 or they will not receive credit.

LIM College
Office of Admissions
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022

#7 Get Connected

You will be equipped 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 College 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

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. We invite all incoming transfer students to join the new transfer student group and to share all of your LIM College experiences #LIMtransfer.

#8 Scheduling

Transfer students will be placed in their Math and English courses based on their previous course work and/or SAT or ACT scores. Class schedules must be made on location at LIM College. 

Students will be mailing a detailed scheduling packet and final credit review after they have enrolled and sent their final transcripts.

#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 -search for LIM College. If you have questions you can contact the LIM College Bookstore:

LIM College Bookstore
Phone: 800-677-1323 ext.420

The first day of Spring 2015 classes is Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
The first day of Fall 2015 classes is Monday, August 24, 2015.
Please review the Academic Calendar for important dates.

The Transfer Process

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