Graduate Student Orientation


Fall 2020

Graduate Student Orientation

(all graduate students)

Congratulations on your acceptance and decision to attend LIM College!

Graduate Student Orientation: Monday, August 31, 2020.

The Graduate Orientation and Workshops consists of several workshops and seminars to prepare you to begin graduate school. You will receive detailed information about all the events that take place upon your arrival.

This mandatory event serves as your formal introduction to all that LIM has to offer. We encourage you to ask lots of questions, actively participate, become acquainted with new friends, and learn what will be expected of you as a member of the LIM community.

Register for Fall 2020 Graduate Student Orientation - Link Coming Soon

Orientation Highlights

  • A panel discussion that will provide the inside scoop on academics, involvement, and life at LIM.
  • Presentations and opportunities to interact with faculty and staff will allow you to learn more about the many campus resources available to assist in your success.
  • Career-focused sessions where you can meet with a Career Coach, have your resume reviewed, and take a professional LinkedIn headshot.
  • Academic and faculty advisors will inform you about your area of study and departmental expectations.They will also help you register for classes while you are here! (by appointment only) Please email to schedule an appointment during orientation.

Fall 2020 Graduate Domestic Schedule - Link Coming Soon

Get social and share your experience with us and your family via Twitter, Instagram, and the Graduate Facebook Group!

The Office of Student Life looks forward to hearing from you and seeing you at Orientation. If you have any questions or concerns please call the Office of Student Life at 646.388.8429 or email us at

International Graduate Student Orientation

(international students only)

Congratulations on your acceptance and decision to attend LIM College!

International Graduate Student Orientation: Wednesday, September 2, 2020.

New international students are REQUIRED to attend Graduate Student Orientation AND International Graduate Student Orientation.

International Student Orientation is geared towards our international students. The program, in its entirety, is offered by the Division of Student Affairs in cooperation with many other LIM offices. The program includes various mandatory educational sessions and social activities to prepare international students to adjust to life at LIM, life in New York City, and life in the United States.

All international students should plan to arrive in New York City by date TBD at the latest. Students must make sure they have entered the United States by the start of International Graduate Student Orientation.

Register for Fall 2020 Graduate International Student Orientation - Link Coming Soon

Mandatory New Student Check-In 

Newly-admitted international F-1 students must report to the Office of International Student Services ( at the time of Graduate ISO to confirm their arrival on LIM's campus for required government reporting and to understand important immigration regulations and procedures required of F-1 and J-1 students. 

During the Mandatory New Student Check-in:

  • You will meet Kate Levy, Manager, International Student Services
  • You can ask questions about International Student Orientation and travel documents
  • You can ask questions about life at LIM College
  • You can ask questions about New Student Orientation & Graduate Workshops (for all incoming graduates):

Fall 2020 Graduate International Schedule - Link Coming Soon

As a reminder, the first day of classes is Tuesday, September 8, 2020.