Residence Life at Skidmore College


Announcements and Updates

Thanksgiving Break Closing

Skidmore College will be closed for Thanksgiving Break from Wednesday, November 23rd - Sunday, November 27th.  All on-campus residential facilities will be closed for the duration of the break starting at 10 am on Wednesday, November 23rd.  All on-campus residential facilities will reopen at 2 pm on Sunday, November 27th. 

Resident Assistant Selection for 2017-2018

The Resident Assistant selection process for the 2017-2018 academic year will kick off in late November after Thanksgiving Break.  Please see the "Join Res Life" section of this website for more information. 

Housing for Spring 2017

The process for student housing placements for the Spring 2017 semester has begun.  The Office of Residential Life will be emailing students directly regarding their plans for Spring housing if they fall into one of the following catergories:

  • Students returning from abroad
  • Students returning from leave
  • Students residing in a double room with an expected vacancy for the Spring
  • Students residing in an apartment with expected vacancies for the Spring

Specfic details concerning the entire process will be provided via email.  Student can also refer the 2016-2017 Residential Life and Housing Handbook for more information. 

If you have questions about this process or are returning from abroad or leave and have not heard from us by November 11th, please contact the Office of Residential Life directly at 518-580-5765 or