Make the most of your time at LIM by taking advantage of the fun, rewarding, and unique co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities we offer.
Whether you’re studying in person in NYC or you're learning online, LIM has clubs, organizations, and hands-on opportunities where you can engage with your peers and enrich your college experience.
LIM College’s Kappa Zeta Chapter of the Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society inducts students pursuing associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees who demonstrate academic excellence. To be inducted, one must be in the top 20 percent of their class with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher for undergraduate students and a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or higher for graduate students. Members of Alpha Beta Kappa wear a red and navy blue cord at Commencement.
LIM College’s Mu Rho Chapter of the Delta Mu Delta International Business Honor Society inducts students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration degree who demonstrate academic excellence with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and are in the top 20 percent of their class. Members of Delta Mu Delta wear a purple and gold cord at Commencement.
The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) is the largest leadership honor society in the United States. The NSLS chapter at LIM was started in 2019. Our local chapter is part of a national organization with 700+ chapters and over 1.4 million members.
Students are selected based on exemplary academic achievement. Members have access to:
- More than $400,000 in scholarships
- An exclusive NSLS job board
- A personalized letter of recommendation
The NSLS leadership program teaches the interpersonal skills that employers seek to give you an edge in the job market. If you become a member, some of the other benefits are:
- Learn from exceptional leaders, like former President Barack Obama, during exclusive Speaker Broadcasts.
- Meet new friends and make lifelong connections (on-campus and virtually).
- Overcome challenges with success coaches.
- Access to private networking events.
Visit the NSLS website to learn more about the organization and accept your nomination.
Special Interest Clubs
The Active Minds Club is a safe space for students to express themselves freely without fear of judgment, and to foster a bond with people who have or are currently experiencing similar struggles. The club will explore techniques for releasing stress and anxiety and ways to cope with depression and educate the college community on certain mental health disorders and related topics.
ASA aims to raise awareness and build a community by providing Asian and Asian American students with the opportunity to learn and socialize with each other through regular meetings and social events.
BRAG LIM is charged with building student leadership, campus engagement, professional skills and community amongst members. The LIM College chapter of BRAG delivers programs that will enhance student interest in the retail and business sector of the fashion industry. Through the promotion of empowerment panels, workshops, and internship/scholarship opportunities, we can heavily impact the diverse student body.
The LIM Blog Club offers student writers and content creators opportunities to express themselves and share their stories through a welcoming online platform. Blog topics can cover LIM College events, life in NYC, social issues, student tips, fashion (of course!), and much much more.
The LIM Book Club is a resource to learn about leadership, to get involved at the College, and to build relationships with fellow readers. We hope to excite students about reading and teach the benefit it can bring them as professionals.
The Dance Team is LIM College’s dance performance organization. The dance team often performs at major LIM College events, including the annual Fashion Show.
Faith & Fellowships is an interdenominational organization for college and university students. This group is committed to growing in faith and supporting one another by discussing life and faith.
The Fashion Design Club fosters community-building among its members. Students discuss the fashion industry, new designs, fashion forecasting and learn how to create new trending items each month. Senior members learn techniques of designing and sewing and tutor fellow members to create projects (photoshoots & concepts).
The Fashion Styling Club takes great pride in teaching students about the aspects of “styling” in the fashion world. The Fashion Styling Club helps students understand what one should know when entering the fashion industry and offers a chance to actually apply what you have learned through constructive photo shoots. Students will be able to develop or further extend their own portfolios through practical hands-on experience.
The LIM Film & Media Club brings together students interested in film and television. Students select and screen movies communally on campus. They can share their varied interests as fans and critics, in production or industry. This club also gives students the opportunity to collaborate creatively and attend film and television events in the city.
Our goal is to promote and represent global awareness on campus to both domestic and international students. We strive to foster an inclusive environment for our students through diversity programs and involvement with other organizations on campus.
The goal of the Jewish Association Club is to give Jewish students an opportunity to connect with each other, explore their interests, and celebrate Jewish holidays.
The purpose of this organization is to empower, educate, and unify Latinx-affiliated students at LIM College. We strive to facilitate a community where we can celebrate the contributions and influence of Latinx & Hispanic people and introduce students to different aspects of Latinx & Hispanic culture through food, arts, and entertainment.
The mission of the LGBTQ+ Alliance is to provide a safe space for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions to meet, to offer opportunities to learn, teach and discuss the challenges surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity, and to build community spirit, mutual understanding, and support for all. The LGBTQ+ Alliance plans the annual Drag Show.
The goals of the Philanthropy Club are: 1) to promote the welfare of other and giving back to the community, 2) assist nonprofit organizations in their pursuit of helping those in need and 3) further bring generosity and responsibility into the fashion industry.
Whether you're a professional photographer or just starting out, the LIM College Photography Club is all about fostering that enthusiasm and exploring the art of visual storytelling. This vibrant, friendly atmosphere is not just about improving your skills; it's about having fun while doing so. Students unleash their artistic side, pick up new techniques, and connect with fellow photography lovers.
The Reset is a student run digital magazine that brings fashion, design, culture, and individuality to life. Collaboration, creativity and networking in the fashion industry are crucial, so we want to implement these aspects into the club to allow students to build the confidence, ability, and knowledge to succeed in future endeavors.
The club aims to build, promote and engage a South Asian community that can help spread the understanding of South Asian culture. Educating about the countries, values and cultures within the South Asian Community which can further help to provide students with a platform to develop their personal and professional relationships, leadership skills and teamwork abilities.
Students for Sensible Drug Policy is an international non-profit advocacy and education organization. SSDP promotes global youth civic engagement as a tool in reforming drug policy. SSDP has expanded from a single chapter in upstate New York created by a handful of students to a network of over 150 chapters worldwide.
The club’s goal is to bring together students interested in streetwear fashion to learn about the history of the industry, analyze its trends, and study prominent individuals & groups of the streetwear community.
The Transfer Student Organization facilitates successful transitions for incoming transfer students. The organization connects transfer students to resources, helps students engage in academic and social networks, and aid in the overall holistic growth of incoming transfer students. Incoming transfer students are paired with senior transfer students with similar majors and/or interests for mentorship.
Vintage Club members build their closets while exploring various vintage shops around the city, meeting collectors and insiders, visiting costume archives and estate sales, and much more. Students practice sustainable shopping and make mindful purchases, get insight into the best NYC vintage and thrift stores, learn about the different eras associated with vintage styles, and practice curating, buying, pricing, and authenticating vintage pieces.
The goal of the Cosmetics Club is to encourage student leadership, practice professionalism, make connections, and create networking opportunities with cosmetic-centric organizations and beauty companies.
The Entrepreneurship Club aims to mentor and support new student small businesses. The club hosts events to network with entrepreneurs (including business planning workshops and entrepreneurship development training) and weekly meetings to share ideas. Members are invited to participate in the PITCH LIVE competition hosted by the Office of Career and Internship Services.
The Lexington Line is LIM College’s student magazine. It covers fashion, beauty, culture, and life at LIM. All work is written and edited by students. In addition to the online magazine, there is a biannual print edition produced once a semester.
The goal of The Lexington Line is to give students an opportunity to publish original writing and photography while engaging with the fashion industry at large. Students have opportunities to meet and interview industry professionals, review products, get experience with social media marketing, and develop writing and reporting skills.
The NRF Foundation, the education arm of the National Retail Federation, in 2011 launched the National Retail Federation Student Association (NRFSA), which offers member students the opportunity to leverage NRF’s vast retail network to take advantage of education and networking opportunities. The vision of the NRFSA is to foster and recruit talented students into the retailing industry, enhance their educational experience, and help them build an early network of peers who will become leaders within the industry.
The Sustainability Club's mission is to spread awareness and implement changes within the LIM College community, highlighting the importance of the world's preservation through sustainable practices.
The goal of the Visual Club is to create opportunities for the creative minds of our community, no matter their major. Together, we will continue to learn and develop new techniques to keep us inspired. Through these acts of creativity, we hope to inspire others.
The Graduate Activities & Programming (GAP) Board strives to improve social interaction between graduate students and the LIM College community by organizing, sponsoring, and coordinating social and educational activities.
The goals of the Student Life Activities Board (SLAB) are to involve students in the programming process, provide leadership development opportunities, and build community through student engagement. SLAB provides the student body as a whole with more extra- and co- curricular opportunities. Specifically, students gain leadership development, teamwork, and event planning skills.
Governance & Leadership
The LIM Student Leadership Council (SLC) is the voice of the student body. SLC provides an open forum atmosphere and is dedicated to being approachable and receptive to the individual differences of student needs and ideas. SLC is committed to being a source of information, guidance, and service to students.