Shimer College


Shimer College

Spring 2017 New Student Orientation

Greetings New Shimerian! 

We are looking forward to meeting you at our 2-day new student orientation program on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 and Thursday, January 5, 2017. During orientation, students will take a writing and math examination. Students will meet with an advisor and register for fall courses. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the services and resources available to them at Shimer College and on IIT’s campus. 


A Friendly Orientation Fee Reminder: 

Please pay your Shimer Orientation Fee by Monday, January 2, 2017.

(Payment Option 1)  Pay by debit or credit card at this link: Shimer Tuition Payment Form 

(Payment Option 2) Please make all personal checks, cashier’s checks, and money orders out to Shimer College.  You can mail your check to “ATT: Shimer College Office of Student Life, 3424 S. State Street, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60616”.

Please contact Glendalyn Booker, Shimer’s Bursar, at 312-235-3514 if you have questions regarding your orientation fee payment.



Spring 2017 New Student Orientation Checklist Reminder:

Please click on the Orientation Checklist & Checklist Printout link below to access the information you need to know about the orientation days, things you need to do prior to arriving, and things you need to bring with you.

Orientation Checklist & Checklist Printout


Contact Us!

On behalf of the students, faculty, and staff of Shimer College, we look forward to you joining us this fall. Please do not hesitate to contact The Office of Student Life with any questions or concerns either by phone at 312-235-3511 or email at