Springfield Heights Institute of Technology (S.H.I.T.), is a learning institution in Springfield. Apu studied and got his PhD here. After getting his PhD, he worked at the Kwik-E-Mart to pay off the debt he had during his college years.
Later, Frink, Professor Farnsworth and Lisa discovered that the creatures destroying New New York had both Marge and Homer's DNA.
- Episode – "Simpsorama"
- Episode – "Much Apu About Nothing"
- Episode – "Love Is in the N2-O2-Ar-CO2-Ne-He-CH4"
- Video game – The Simpsons: Tapped Out