Shimer College

Office of the Registrar

Office Phone: 312-235-3523            email:

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Here in the Registrar’s Office, our philosophy is to help students achieve their academic goals while maintaining the integrity of the curriculum. We work with students and faculty as best we can to accommodate their course preferences and provide academic support to students throughout their specific degree program. 

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For IIT Students: Cross-register at Shimer

Students enrolled at IIT may enroll in Shimer classes at no additional cost or fee. IIT students must simply submit a petition to the Office of Educational Services at IIT. Click Here to redirect for the petition and course equivalencies. Parties from both schools will then review your petition and determine class availability. If you do not receive feedback on your petition within one week, kindly contact Jim and he will address the matter.