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COMMENCEMENT GUIDE

FOR YOUR ONE STOP RESOURCE FOR EVERYTHING COMMENCEMENT, PLEASE VISIT: HTTP://WWW.LIMCOLLEGE.EDU/COMMENCEMENT  TRAVEL MAGAZINE


DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY

EEXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION & CAREER MANAGEMENT (EECM) MAXWELL HALL (216 EAST 45TH STREET, 8TH FLOOR) NEW YORK, NY 10017-3334 T: 646.218.4129 F: 212.750.3441 CAREERMANAGEMENT@LIMCOLLEGE.EDU GRADUATE STUDIES MAXWELL HALL (216 EAST 45TH STREET, 8TH FLOOR) NEW YORK, NY 10017-3334 T:  646-218-6047 F: 212-750-3779 GRADUATESTUDIES@LIMCOLLEGE.EDU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES 535-545 FIFTH AVENUE, 7TH FLOOR NEW  YORK,  NY 10017-3620 T: 646-388-8410 F: 212-750-3702 ISS@LIMCOLLEGE.EDU OFFICE OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS & ALUMNI AFFAIRS MAXWELL HALL (216 EAST 45TH STREET, 14TH FLOOR) NEW YORK, NY 10017-3334 T: 646.218.4525 F: 212.750.3438 ALUMNIAFFAIRS@LIMCOLLEGE.EDU

LIM COLLEGE BOOKSTORE MAXWELL HALL (216 EAST 45TH STREET, 1ST FLOOR) NEW YORK, NY 10017-3334 T: 646-218-6044 F: 212-867-5518 BOOKSTORE@LIMCOLLEGE.EDU OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR 545 FIFTH AVENUE, 7TH FLOOR NEW  YORK,  NY 10017-3620 T: 646.388.8405 REGISTRAR@LIMCOLLEGE.EDU STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES THE TOWNHOUSE (12 EAST 53RD STREET, 3RD FLOOR) NEW YORK, NY 10022-5208 T: 212.310.0689 FINANCIAL AID FAX: 212.750.3452 STUDENT ACCOUNTS FAX: 212.750.3473 SFS@LIMCOLLEGED.EDU OFFICE  OF  STUDENT LIFE MAXWELL HALL (216 EAST 45TH STREET, LOWER LEVEL) NEW YORK, NY 10017-3334 T:  646.388.8429 F: 212.750.3467 STUDENTLIFE@LIMCOLLEGE.EDU


WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING ALL GRADUATES ON THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018 AT 6:45 PM SHARP!* LIM College’s 79th Commencement Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 8 pm at Carnegie Hall located at 881 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York 10019 (at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue). Admission for ticketed guests begins at 7:30 pm. Seating for guests with disabilities will begin at 7:15 pm. Seating is on a first- come, first-served basis. While it promises to be a wonderful day, your cooperation will make it even better. Please take a moment to review this guide, as it contains important information about Commencement. If you have  questions after reading the guide, please call the Office of Student Life at 646.388.8429 or visit http://www.limcollege.edu/ commencement.

The Commencement Ceremony provides an opportunity for the College to pay tribute to you for the outstanding effort you have shown in earning your degree. It’s also an opportunity for you to share the excitement and importance of your accomplishments with the administration, faculty, alumni, fellow graduates, and family and friends.  We hope you will join in this celebration of your achievements. The graduate procession will begin promptly at 8 pm. The ceremony will begin immediately thereafter. * Fashion Scholars, Delta Mu Delta and those graduating with Latin Honors (Summa, Magna and Cum Laude) are asked to arrive at 6pm!


COMMENCEMENT PROCESSION

MARSHAL

ALUMNI PROCESSION

STUDENT ACADEMIC PROCESSION Graduate Studies - MPS Degree Candidates Fashion Scholars Degree Candidates Arts & Sciences Fashion Merchandising -BBA Degree Candidates -BPS Degree Candidates Associate Degree Candidates -AAS Degree Candidates -AOS Degree Candidates Marketing, Management & Finance -BBA Degree Candidates Visual Merchandising -BBA Degree Candidates

ACADEMIC PROCESSION Graduate Studies Arts & Sciences Department Fashion Merchandising Department Marketing, Management & Finance Department Visual Merchandising Department Administrative Faculty Staff ADMINISTRATION PROCESSION College Council Fashion Industry Advisory Board LIM Fashion Education Foundation Board President’s Cabinet Board of Trustees Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient Maxwell F. Marcuse Award Recipient Alumni Award Recipients Valedictorian President


Photographers Professional photographers have been engaged to photograph graduates. All graduates will have their pictures taken on stage and will be emailed an order form following the ceremony. Graduates can choose pictures and packages available online at http://www.thorntonstudio.com. 

Commencement Shop Your family can purchase flowers and commemorative t-shirts in celebration of your special day. Items can be pre-ordered online at http://www.limcollege.edu/commencement and picked up on the day of Commencement.

Academic Attire Graduates and degree candidates who wish to participate in Commencement are required to wear academic attire. The deadline for ordering this regalia has now passed. Students will not be permitted to participate in the ceremony without the proper regalia.

Caps, Gowns & Hoods Distribution Caps and gowns will be distributed by the LIM College Bookstore from May 4-18, 2018 from 9 am-5 pm. Photo ID is required. All degree candidates are strongly encouraged to pick up their own academic attire. If you cannot pick up your cap & gown during the above hours, please email bookstore@limcollege.edu with your name, ID number, and the name of the person who is going to pick up your cap and gown. No academic attire will be distributed on the day of Commencement.

If you are unable to pick up your cap and gown, you can have them shipped to you by going to https://commencement2018capsandgowns.ev entbrite.com and paying a shipping and handling fee of $8.32. Orders must be placed by May 16.


TICKETS

Tickets for admission to the Commencement Ceremony are limited to guests of graduates in the academic procession. Each graduate will receive two complimentary tickets. You can purchase additional Commencement tickets online for $30 (plus a service fee) each. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Graduate seating is reserved and tickets are not required for graduates. Complimentary tickets will be available for pick-up in the Office of Student Life starting May 4.

GRADUATE ARRIVAL AND CLASS PHOTOSÂ All students should arrive at the Carnegie Hall stage door at 161 W. 56th St. at 6 pm. All students will then go to the auditorium for a group photo with President Marcuse and then proceed to Registration. Graduate students will remain for a second photo. After the graduate student photo, all Honors students [Delta Mu Delta, Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, Summa Cum Laude and Fashion Scholars] will also take a group photo with President Marcuse.


GRADUATION ELIGIBILITY Receipt of a Commencement letter or postcard from the Office of Student Life does not signify that you have fulfilled all your academic requirements and does not indicate that you are eligible to graduate. You must have filed an Application for Degree Audit form with the Registrar’s Office prior to Sunday, April 8 to be eligible to participate in the ceremony and for your name to appear in the Commencement program. If you have not already filed your Application for Degree Audit form by the above date, please contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@limcollege.edu.

UNDGERGRADUATE HONORS & AWARDS Eligible students who will graduate with honors will receive their honor cords to wear during the ceremony. Cords will be available for pick-up starting May 4 in the Office of Student Life, located in the lower level of Maxwell Hall.

Cum Laude: 3.50 to 3.69 Cumulative GPA (single) Magna Cum Laude: 3.70 to 3.84 Cumulative GPA (double) Summa Cum Laude: 3.85 cumulative GPA and higher (sash)


DIPLOMAS

Diploma covers are handed out during the ceremony. Diplomas are mailed to graduates approximately 12 weeks after graduation. Diplomas will not be issued to any degree candidates who have outstanding financial obligations to the College.

INTERNATIONAL VISA REQUESTS

International guests who plan to attend the Commencement ceremony may need to apply for a U.S. Visitor Visa (B-2). View the U.S. visa policy for information about applying for a visa through the U.S. Embassy or Consulate where the visa application will be made. Applications will need to show that the visit to the U.S. is temporary, that there are adequate finances to cover the trip, and that they intend to return to their home country (proof of ties such as a job, family, property or other commitments). Students may need to send supporting evidence to their guest(s). To obtain an invitation letter, please schedule an appointment with the Office of International Student Services, iss@limcollege.edu.


All graduates must check-in at the registration table in their respective rooms (Orchestra Room 5 for graduate students, Orchestra Room 6 for undergraduates). There you will be given your name card, which you will carry with you and hand to the announcer who will call your name before you walk across the stage. Please secure any money and credit cards in a pocket-sized holder.

REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN

Purses and handbags will NOT be allowed beyond Registration.

SEATING FOR GUESTS WITH DISABILITIES WILL BEGIN AT 7:15 PM. SEATING IS ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS.

GUEST ARRIVAL

Doors will open at 7:30 pm for all other ticketed guests. Carnegie Hall does not allow for the saving of seats, so all parties must arrive and be seated together. The First Mezzanine doors will close at 7:50 pm for the Academic Procession. All guests will be required to adhere to this schedule.


WELCOME TO THE LIM COLLEGE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MISSION OF THE LIM COLLEGE’S ALUMNI ASSOCIATION To build a strong, active community interested in promoting  pride  in the College and in increasing its visibility within the fashion and related communities. To serve as a forum for professional advancement by offering its members opportunities to fine-tune their professional skills through seminars, to share experiences with one another, and to network for the purpose of broadening and expanding their careers. To heighten alumni interest and support for LIM College and the LIM Fashion Education Foundation through programs and social events.

To join the LIM College Alumni Association or to get involved please contact Gail Nardin, Senior Vice President for External Relations & Alumni Affairs, at alumniaffairs@limcollege.edu.


2018 commencement guide  
2018 commencement guide