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Skidmore College

Important Dates

March 5

Purchase your cap and gown on-line.  Ordering ends on March 28.  Orders will be available for pick up at the Skidmore Shop beginning on 5/3/21. Home Delivery orders ends on May 8.

March 8

Seniors will receive Commencement application and Diploma form instructions via email

March 19

Last day to complete the online Commencement application and Diploma form.

March 22-24 

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

April 1

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

April 16 August grad degree completion plans due. Plans must be submitted/approved to walk at graduation.
May 3 Cap and gowns will be available for pick up at the Skidmore Shop.  If you did not preorder, you will be able to purchase caps and gowns at this time.
May 4 Last day of classes
May 6-9
Study Days
May 10-11 Final exams
May 17-21 Senior Week
May 18 During the Senior Sale Day, seniors can enjoy 40% off of all Skidmore-branded merchandise at the Skidmore Shop.
May 19 Commencement Rehearsal
May 21 During the Family Day Sale at skidmoreshop.com, families of graduating seniors may use the code FreeShip2021 to receive free standard shipping on their online order.
May 21-22 Commencement Weekend
May 22 Skidmore College's 110th Commencement Exercises 

Diplomas in hand