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Skidmore College

Information for students and families

Skidmore looks forward to returning to a fully in-person, residential learning experience on campus this fall while continuing to prioritize students’ health and safety.


Skidmore College is requiring that all students be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before arriving on campus for the fall. Please review this policy and instructions for submitting proof of vaccination.

Fall 2021 arrival

Please review these important health and safety protocols for the fall 2021 semester arrival.

New student orientation and move-in

We are looking forward to welcoming you to campus! For information on orientation, including dates for international students, pre-orientation, transfers, Convocation, move-in, and more, please review this website.

You may also wish to review Residential Life information, including residence hall details and packing lists. 

Sophomore orientation

We recognize that the Class of 2024's first year, and introduction to Skidmore, was greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the class are excited to offer a "re"orientation upon arrival. Please see this schedule for details. 

Fall 2021 health and safety guidelines

Please review these fall COVID-19 guidelines for masking, social distancing, dining, and visitors.