The Writing Center offers ongoing writing support for English Language Learners. An ELL specialist is available for tutoring sessions and consultations, and peer tutors also have training
in assisting ELLs.
Student Academic Services (SAS) coordinates and provides a variety of services and
programs English language learners:
Learning Specialist – English Language Learners (ELL’s) may receive individual academic and writing support
from the Learning Specialist in SAS. Such support may include direct and ongoing support
or as needed consultation and practice. The Learning Specialist also coordinates peer
English for Academic Engagement (EAE) - This 2 credit course is offered each fall and centers on building students' vocabulary
and teaching language skills necessary for students to integrate with the Skidmore
academic community and engage in academic discourse. Students will work directly with
faculty and peer tutors to develop skills that include academic oral engagement, public
speaking, conversational and interpersonal communication strategies, reading comprehension,
and listening. The course is open to all students seeking to further develop their
English language skills. For more information please contact Student Academic Services.
Student Academic Services Contact
Office of Student Academic Services Skidmore College 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866