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Latest fall planning update

President-elect Marc C. Conner says a reopening plan announcement is expected July 2 and community forums will be held the following week.

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Zankel Music Center

Farewell message from President Glotzbach

President Philip A. Glotzbach shares final reflections and appreciation for the Skidmore community and pledges continued support for the College.

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The Glotzbachs

A virtual ovation for the Glotzbachs

A virtual ovation in honor of Phil and Marie Glotzbach and their remarkable 17-year legacy at Skidmore will be held at 3 p.m. EDT today, Wednesday, June 24. The ceremony will stream live on the Skidmore homepage and Vimeo/Livestream.

Faculty-Staff Achievements

Click here for details about the achievements below.


An interview with Calvin Baker, visiting distinguished writer-in-residence, appeared on CBS This Morning: Saturday. Read more >>


Rebecca McNamara, associate curator at the Tang Teaching Museum, presented research at a conference. Read more >>


Jeffrey Segrave, Music Department chair and David H. Porter professor of health and human physiological sciences, co-authored an academic article. Read more >>


The Tang Teaching Museum was highlighted in an art magazine. Read more >>


Title IX: Update on new regulations

The Department of Education announced new Title IX regulations on May 6 and is requiring institutions to adopt them by Aug. 14. For information and updates about Skidmore�s efforts to comply, please visit the 2020 Title IX Regulations: Resources and Updates page. For questions, please contact the Title IX coordinator at


Federal CARES Act Emergency Student Funding information

Skidmore College has received $820,317 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants for Students as part of the Federal CARES Act and has signed the Certification to the Department of Education. More information is available online.


Employee Retirement and Recognition Celebration Virtual Ceremony

In lieu of the annual Employee Retirement and Recognition Celebration, a virtual ceremony recognizes and celebrates faculty, staff and retirees for their service and commitment to the College and features a presentation of the 2020 President's Awards by President Glotzbach.


State of the Arts: Two community arts conversations

The Saratoga Springs Arts Commission and Skidmore invite the community to two Zoom talks with Saratoga arts leaders on the state of our cultural institutions. They will share upcoming programs, offer resources for local artists and answer questions. Registration is open for the first talk, "Saratoga Springs Cultural Institutions Respond and Reopen," to be held from 4 to 5 p.m. June 30 and moderated by Ian Berry. Mark your calendars for part two, to be held from 4 to 5 p.m. July 14 and moderated by David Howson.


Free Virtual Diabetes Prevention Program

St. Peter�s Health Partners is offering a free year-long program aimed at preventing or delaying the onset of type 2 diabetes. The program begins June 30. Anyone wishing to participate may take a quiz to see if they qualify. Online registration is required.


Microsoft Teams workshops

Microsoft Teams is available through Skidmore's Office365 licensing agreement and has a range of uses for instruction and departmental collaboration. Upcoming webinars conducted by Microsoft include File Storage within Teams and OneDrive on July 14 and Recording a Stream with Microsoft Teams on July 22. For more information, contact Beth DuPont.


Skidmore Shop

Get free AirPods with the purchase of a Mac or an iPad. Visit the Skidmore Shop�s tech page to see all eligible Apple devices. Please contact Doug Chang with any questions.


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Accessing College Resources

The following resources and services are currently available to the Skidmore community. Updates and additions to this list will be posted each week in the Skidmore Weekly Bulletin. Please submit updates to this list by email.


Skidmore College continues to provide campus-wide COVID-19 updates here.


Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable staff are working remotely and strongly encourage sending documentation (invoices, check requests, expense reports and other forms) electronically through scanned email attachments to Accounts Payable. Original signatures are not required, and scanned copies will be accepted. If a preparer or approver is unable to physically sign a document, Accounts Payable will accept an email directly from the individual. Please note in the email, "As an authorized signor for my department, I have reviewed and approved the attached payment request." Please note that most vendor payments are now being made by ACH transfer and employee reimbursements are being processed as a check mailed to your home address on file. Please email Accounts Payable if you have any cash deposits, and special arrangements for building access and drop-off will be made with Campus Safety or the Card Office.


Career Development Center 

The Career Development Center continues to support all students. For details about what resources are available and how to access them, see the CDC's COVID-19 FAQ page. 


Center for Leadership, Teaching, and Learning

For summer faculty professional development opportunities, see CLTL's Summer 2020 Professional Development Calendar.


Community Service 

The Office of Community Service Programs continues to share ways to give back. Like the Skidmore Office of Community Service Facebook page for weekly updates. 


Employee Assistance Program

Employees seeking counseling services may make use of the Employee Assistance Program.


Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office staff is fully available by email and by phone at 518-580-5750. They are checking voicemails regularly.


First-Year Experience

The First-Year Experience office is reachable by email and by phone at 518-580-8111. 


Health Services and the Counseling Center

Health Services and the Counseling Center are available to support students.


Human Resources/Payroll

Human Resources continues to provide assistance to employees via phone or email. HR is also offering new resources such as guidance on Best Practices for Telecommuting.


Non-exempt employees with questions concerning time entry should contact Joan Rivers in Payroll.


Information Technology

Information Technology asks faculty to email all Help Desk requests to a new Faculty Help Desk to expedite responses. In your email, it is essential that you include a cellphone or landline number so someone from IT can contact you. Calling the Help Desk phone line will not be your quickest means of support.


Staff should continue to submit IT support requests by emailing the Help Desk or calling 518-580-5900 from 8:30 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Off-Campus Study & Exchanges

The Office of Off-Campus Study & Exchanges will continue to offer walk-in advising through phone calls or video chats from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Sign up here. 


Opportunity Program

The Opportunity Program remains available to offer support to all OP students, on campus and off.


Post Office

Skidmore College Post Office hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday through Friday. The window is closed Tuesdays. Departmental mail will continue to be delivered to cluster boxes on Friday mornings, with package delivery on Friday afternoons. For more information, email the Skidmore Post Office.



Pre-Orientation Programs is working to assemble a team of peer leaders to help welcome Skidmore�s Class of 2024. Follow Pre-Orientation on Instagram and Facebook. For more information, email Mary Ann Toia.


Print Services

Print Services is open on Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you are experiencing a service issue or have a printing question, contact Jim Pfoh. 



The Purchasing Office is fully operational and accessible by emailing Anne Petruzzelli or Carol Schnitzer or leaving a voicemail at 518-580-5848 or 518-580-5849. 


Residential Life

Students can reach the Office of Residential Life by email or by phone by leaving a message at 518-580-5765. Messages are checked regularly during business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit the Residential Life webpage or check Instagram for updates.


Scribner Library

Information for students on returning library and interlibrary loan books can be found on the library�s COVID-19 FAQ page along with other library updates. To learn how to request materials from the library�s collections while the library is closed, watch this video


Tang Teaching Museum

The Tang is open online while the building is closed. Find exhibitions, at-home art-making projects and more on the new Tang at Home webpage.

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