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If you’re ready, enroll today and confirm your spot in the Class of 2027! If you’re still thinking it through we invite you to use this page as a starting point to answering and exploring the questions and opportunities you have ahead of you.

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president marc connerCongratulations! I invite you to savor this moment and reflect on all that it took to arrive here. Take pride in your accomplishments. Offer gratitude to those who championed you and your goals. Above all, celebrate all the wonderful, exciting, and yet-to-be-imagined possibilities this particular “YES” holds.



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First-Year Experience

Once you’re enrolled, the privilege of communicating with you is passed from the Office of Admissions to the Office of the First-Year Experience (FYE). Beginning in early spring, the staff at FYE will be reaching out to keep you informed and on track for your arrival.

Here’s what you can look forward to in the coming months:


You’ll be invited to Accepted Candidate Days!

We hope you’ll join us for one of these signature, celebratory days for the Class of 2027 on April 10, 14, and 17. Watch your email for registration details.


You’ll receive your first “FYI from FYE” newsletter.

Beginning in late May and continuing throughout the summer, FYE will send you a monthly newsletter containing important information and assignments. Topics include:

  • Pre-Orientation
  • Health and Wellness
  • Placement exams
  • Advising and course selection
  • Summer reading
  • Housing selection

Preceding and throughout your first year, FYE is your first contact for questions. You can call the office at 518-580-8111 or email


You’ll register for classes.

Your summer advisor will reach out and together you’ll plan ahead for your first college course schedule. Before the end of the month, you’ll register for your first classes.


You’ll join us at Skidmore!

Your arrival date will correspond with your orientation program. Most students* will arrive:

  • August 21 for FYE London Program Orientation
  • August 31 for Pre-Orientation (optional)
  • September 3 for New Student Orientation

*Fall student-athletes, Opportunity Program students, and international students will receive separate instructions.

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Promo code: SC2027 

*Expires May 5, 2023.