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Skidmore College
Celebration Weekend

October 14 - 16, 2022
Schedule of Events

We look forward to welcoming families to campus in October 2022 and will begin updating the schedule of events this summer. 

Schedule is subject to change. Locations subject to change. Current as of: 1/18/22

 

Friday  |  Saturday  |  Sunday  |  General Info  |  Local Attractions  |  Anytime

 

Friday, October 14

8:30 a.m. –  8 p.m.   Celebration Weekend Welcome Desk
Case Center, second floor
Make this your first stop to pick up your meal tickets and a final weekend program.

8:30 a.m. –  4:30 p.m.  Various Office Hours
If you need to visit any of our business offices, please note that they will only be open on Friday, October 14.

 

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.  Celebration Weekend Welcome Desk
Case Center, second floor
Make this your first stop to pick up your meal tickets and a final weekend program. Complimentary coffee available from 9 a.m.—3 p.m.

 

8:30 p.m.  S'(kid)mores & Celebration Fireworks
Upper South Park
Gather with Skidmore families and enjoy a fireworks display over Haupt Pond at 9:00 p.m. Bring a blanket to spread on the lawn or watch from your car. Complimentary dessert and hot beverages will be provided Under the Tent.

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Celebration Weekend Welcome Desk
Case Center, second floor
Make this your first stop to pick up your meal tickets and a final weekend program. 

 


 

GENERAL INFO, Open OFFICE INVITATIONS, and local attractions

On Campus...

Skidmore Shop
Stop by the Skidmore Shop while you're on campus. Hours are:

Friday: TBD
Saturday: TBD
Sunday: TBD

Spotlight on Collaborative Research: The Cornerstone of a Skidmore Education
Throughout the weekend, be sure to visit the following locations to see some of Skidmore's exciting faculty/student collaborative research.  Posters and other displays highlighting this work can be found in the Tisch Learning Center (psychology and neuroscience, first floor; sociology and social work, second floor), Dana Science Center (geosciences and environmental studies, first floor; chemistry and physics, second floor; biology, anthropology, psychology and neuroscience, third floor), and the Williamson Sports Center (exercise science, first floor). 

The Office of Admissions
Have a friend or sibling of a current student who is also interested in Skidmore? Visit the Admissions website to learn more about exploring campus while you’re here! https://www.skidmore.edu/admissions/visit/index.php

 

Around Saratoga...

Local Religious Services
For a listing of local religious services the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life has put together a list which can be found on their website at https://www.skidmore.edu/religious-life/.

Saratoga Springs Farmer’s Market
Visit the Farmer’s Market and sample some of the fresh products from numerous local farms. Located on High Rock Avenue in downtown Saratoga Springs from 9am – 1pm. More info: https://www.saratogafarmersmarket.org/

Saratoga National Historic Park: Did you know that the Battles of Saratoga have been termed the Turning Point of the American Revolution? This historic site is a short drive from campus. More info: https://www.nps.gov/sara/index.htm

Beekman Street Art District: The Arts District on Beekman Street, part of Saratoga Spring’s historic west side, is a thriving and ever-changing arts and business community. A three-block mixed-use neighborhood, located a walkable four blocks west of Congress Park, the Arts District supports a relaxed but vibrant community of artist studios and galleries, restaurants, specialty shops, and health and beauty services. The area embodies the creative spirit of Saratoga while it honors the local heritage. https://saratogaartdistrict.com/

Anytime

Exhibitions at the Tang
Online
For more information about the exhibitions visit: http://tang.skidmore.edu

The Alumni Learning Consortium
Online
Parents of Skidmore students are invited to experience the talents of our faculty through our webinar platform.  Explore valuable resources from our community and beyond to help you grow personally and professionally. https://alumlc.org/skidmore

 


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