The College will be closed Monday, Jan. 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

General Notice

Update: All hybrid in-person classes will meet remotely until Feb. 16, 2021. For more COVID-19 and Campus Operating Updates, click here.

Returning to Campus: Student Life and Housing

EHS Arrival Guidelines

Frequently Asked Questions

How and when will New Student Orientation take place?

New Student Orientation will take place virtually for the Spring 2021 semester. Undergraduate New Student Orientation is Jan. 13. Graduate New Student Orientation will be held Jan. 14. Additionally, virtual meet-and-greets for International Students will take place on Jan. 21 (graduate) and Jan. 22 (undergraduate).  We will also host small, socially-distanced in-person programs at The New Yorker student residence at dates TBD.

Where will student housing be located?

Many LIM College students choose to live at The New Yorker (on 8th Ave. @ West 34th Street in Midtown West). The New Yorker is run by Educational Housing Services, with LIM resident assistants available on site. Click here for more info.

How do I sign up to reserve my room?

Click here to find instructions and links for signing up for housing in The New Yorker.

I am coming to New York from another state. Do I have to quarantine?

It depends where you’re coming from. Click here to view New York State's Travel Advisory

Please note that LIM College COVID-19 test result submission requirements are in addition to, not instead of, applicable New York State COVID test-out requirements.

What does a quarantine entail?

Guidance on quarantine procedures can be found here (under the Precautionary Quarantine Requirements tab).

I plan on living at the New Yorker. Can I do my quarantine there?

Yes. You can plan to arrive in New York and go directly to the New Yorker to move in and begin your quarantine. Contact the staff at the New Yorker at newyorker@studenthousing.org to arrange for a move-in day that will give you adequate time prior to the start of classes and to find out more about their guidelines and support once you’re quarantining.  

Can my family from a restricted state help me move into the New Yorker?

Students moving into the New Yorker from a state with travel restrictions should work with the staff at the New Yorker to determine what guidelines they must follow upon move-in. Email newyorker@studenthousing.org.

I have a friend or family member in New York. Can I quarantine with them?

Yes. You can stay anywhere in New York State to complete your quarantine.

Am I required to live in The New Yorker?

No. Many LIM students live at home and commute or find off-campus apartments in NYC and its surrounding areas.

How can I find housing on my own in NYC?

Click here to see a list of off-campus housing resources.

What are the rules/expectations for social distancing at The New Yorker?

Policies for social distancing, health, and safety in student housing are set by Educational Housing Services. Email newyorker@studenthousing.org for more info.

Will club meetings be in-person or virtual?

Starting Feb. 16, 2021, club meetings may take place in person (in small and socially distanced groups) or they may be held virtually. Club leaders will be participating in training to learn how to safely facilitate in-person meetings as well as learn strategies for including everyone, whether they are participating in-person or virtually.

Can I receive counseling and accessibility services in-person and/or virtually?

Counseling sessions and accessibility services will be provided virtually, except in case of an emergency. You can meet with a counselor via Zoom or phone. Email cas@limcollege.edu for more info. or to make an appointment.

Will the campus bookstore be open?

Starting Feb. 16, 2021, the campus bookstore will be open for in-person purchases, with strict occupancy limits in place. Students may also place orders online and pick up their items in the store.


Starting, Feb. 16, 2021, Pickler & Co. (in our Maxwell Hall building) will be open, with social distancing precautions in place.