General Notice

LIM College will be closed on Mon. May 27 for Memorial Day.

Family & Friends Weekend: Oct. 9-11

Join LIM College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and family members from October 9-11 for our fifth annual Family & Friends Weekend. It’s a great opportunity for parents, siblings, and friends to experience a slice of LIM College life by participating in three days of exciting events on the LIM campus and in New York City.

Register here:

Friday, October 9
Vegas Night

7:00 – 10:00 pm
LIM College's Maxwell Hall, 216 East 45th St. (between 2nd and 3rd Aves.)
Vegas Night -- featuring our famous $5,000 “Drawdown” Raffle -- is almost here! Play roulette, Texas Hold 'Em and blackjack, see an amazing illusionist, and show off your karaoke skills. Tickets for the $5,000 Drawdown Raffle are $10 each and can be purchased online here. You do not need to be present to win.

Experience Vegas Night in style! A $200 donation to the LIM Fashion Education Foundation gives you access to a private VIP Lounge, 12 tickets for the $5,000 Drawdown Raffle, LIM merchandise, and a $20 gift card to the LIM College Bookstore.

Saturday, October 10
LIM College Day of Service

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location TBA

On Saturday morning we will partner with Partnership for Parks to help give back to our community by cleaning up a city park. Exact location to be announced. Spots are limited, so sign up now!

The Iron Merchant
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
LIM College's Maxwell Hall, 216 East 45th St. (between 2nd and 3rd Aves.)

Visual Merchandising students will be presented with a themed reality challenge in which they must showcase a specific product utilizing a mannequin and assorted materials within a one-hour time limit. Come cheer our contestants on and vote for the team that creates the best display. Lunch will be served. The winning team will be announced at 3:00 pm.

College Cook-Off
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Residence Hall (1760 Third Avenue)

Students and their families will be challenged to a cook-off in our residence hall’s new kitchen.

Massages & Manicures
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Residence Hall (1760 Third Avenue)
Relax and enjoy a massage and manicure for only $5!

Sunday, October 11
Brunch Cruise with LIM College President Elizabeth S. Marcuse

12:00 – 2:30 pm
Pier 40 on the Hudson River (353 West Street)

Join us for a jazz brunch cruise offering amazing views of NYC landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Freedom Tower. You'll also have a chance to talk with President Marcuse, as well as our faculty, staff, and alumni. Boarding begins at 12:00 pm. We will embark at 12:30 pm and return to Pier 40 at 2:30 pm. Seating is limited, so reserve your spot today.

Click here to see photos from last year’s Friends & Family Weekend.

Click here to register for Family & Friends Weekend events.

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