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Skidmore College
Commencement
Diplomas in hand

Important Dates

December 14 –
January 22
Seniors will be reminded via e-mail to review their degree audits online and address missing requirements.
February 15 Final Opportunity to submit declaration forms for an undeclared major or minor. Declare now or graduate without it! Forms are available at the Registrar's Office. 

February 26

Seniors will receive email instructions regarding the online Commencement and Diploma Application process.

March 12

President's Commencement letter and information mailed to 2018 Parents.

March 23

Last day to complete the online Commencement application and diploma.

March 27-30

Senior portraits will be taken at the Skidmore Shop. Appointments encouraged.

April 2

Preapproved August grads who will be completing requirements over the summer will receive instructions regarding the submission of a degree completion plan.

April 11–May 18

Purchase cap and gown at the Skidmore Shop. Online ordering is available through the Skidmore Shop beginning March 27. For additional information about regalia and other graduation products, click here.

April 13 August grad degree completion plan due. Plan must be submitted/approved to walk at graduation.
April 18  Graduation Fair–All seniors are encouraged to attend.  Find out more about Senior Gift, GradImages Photography, what Career Development offers to alumni, and other important information regarding graduation. 
May 1 Last day of classes
May 36 Study Days
May 7–11 Final exams
May 14–18 Senior Week
May 16 Commencement Rehearsal
May 18–19 Commencement Weekend–See schedule of events
May 19 Skidmore College's 107th Commencement Exercises and Post Commencement Reception