Shimer College

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Share your experience, your skills, and your stories.

We know that Shimerians impact the world in ways disproportionate to our size and are eager to hear about your recent news, professional accomplishments, and eureka moments.

The 2014 Alumni Survey

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 Alumni Survey is underway. We are collecting information to update our databases and better understand alumni perspectives. To reach the survey, please click the link: Shimer College Alumni Survey 2014.

Thank you to all of you who have already participated: Your rate of participation in the first two weeks has been terrific. But we hope to hear from all of you!

If you have questions or need more information, please contact

There are a number of other ways to become involved:

Support the Eileen Powers Buchanan Fund for Theatre: Honor Eileen’s more than four decades of service to Shimer by donating to the fund. For more information about Eileen, see her profile.

Alumni Association:  Organize events or serve on a committee.

Admission:  Do you know a student for whom Shimer might be a good fit?

Internships and Jobs:  Help connect students with internship or job opportunities.

Campus Events:  Come to campus to give a lecture, reading, or presentation of your work.