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Skidmore College
Commencement
Diplomas in hand

Important Dates

December 17 –
January 18
Seniors will be reminded via e-mail to review their degree audits online and address missing requirements.
January 31 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 or on the Registrar's website

February 26

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

March 15

President's Commencement letter and information mailed to 2019 Parents.

March 15

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

March 25-28

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

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 10–May 17

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

April 12 August grad degree completion plans due. Plans must be submitted/approved to walk at graduation.
April 17  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. 
April 30 Last day of classes
May 2–5
Study Days
May 6–10 Final exams
May 13–17 Senior Week
May 15 Commencement Rehearsal
May 17–18 Commencement Weekend–See schedule of events
May 18 Skidmore College's 108th Commencement Exercises and Post Commencement Reception