The following resources and services are currently available to Skidmore students. 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 provides campus-wide fall semester updates here, and answers to FAQs can be found here.
The Office of Academic Advising is working remotely for the fall semester. Email is the best way to contact staff, but you can also call and leave a voicemail.
Career Development Center
The Career Development Center continues to support all students. Schedule an appointment or have your documents reviewed.
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. Virtual office hours will be held every Monday from 2 to 2:30 p.m. To schedule an individual appointment, email Michelle Hubbs and she will send you a meeting request. If you are looking for voter registration information, please see "How to Register to Vote In Your State."
The Financial Aid Office is open during regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and staff are available by email and by phone at 518-580-5750.
The First-Year Experience office is working remotely for the fall semester. Email is the best way to contact staff, but you can also call 518-580-8111 and leave a voicemail.
Health Services and the Counseling Center
Health Services and the Counseling Center are available to support students. Contact staff by phone or email to develop an individualized plan for your care. If you have the Skidmore Health Insurance, you can also access telemedicine, teletherapy and virtual ER visits, no matter where you are located. Your student plan links you to a national network of providers and we can help you access care in your community.
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, call the Counseling Center main number, 518-580-5555, and follow the prompts to be connected with immediate assistance. Emergency assistance is available to all Skidmore students, no matter where you are located, 24/7.
Students 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.
The IT Help Desk is now offering Live Chat Support. The chat function can be accessed by clicking the Live Support button on the left side of the IT Help Desk webpage. It will be green when support is available. This week, chat support will be available from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Starting Aug. 24, Live Chat Support will be staffed by full-time staff from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and until midnight and on weekends by Help Desk student assistants.
Off-Campus Study & Exchanges
OCSE staff will continue walk-in advising from 1 to 4 p.m. in a virtual format. Check out their remote advising webpage for links to daily walk-ins, scheduling a time to speak with and advisor and online resources to help you decide on a program for spring 2021 and beyond. Please follow @globalskidmore on Instagram and watch for upcoming events.
The Opportunity Program remains available to offer support to all OP students, on campus and off. Staff will be working remotely this fall semester to assist with advising, academic support and social support. OP students should feel encouraged to reach out to staff by email and/or schedule video conferencing for any needs that arise.
Regular academic year hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday have resumed. Skidmore IDs and departmental purchasing cards are the only form of payment accepted; cash is no longer accepted. Until further notice, distributions and notices are no longer accepted. For more information, email the Skidmore Post Office.
Regular academic year hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday have resumed. Until further notice, all finished jobs must be picked up at Print Services; delivery service has been suspended. Skidmore IDs and departmental purchasing cards are the only form of payment accepted; cash is no longer accepted. If you experience a service issue or have a printing question, contact Jim Pfoh.
The Registrar’s Office is working remotely for the fall semester. Email is the best way to contact staff, but you can also call and leave a voicemail. Contact information for staff can be found here.
The Office of Residential Life is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and available to support students. Staff are working on campus and remotely and can be reached by calling 518-580-5765 or by email.
The Scheduling Office collaborated with Academic and Student Affairs to ensure students have space for quiet study and extracurricular activities while following health and safety guidelines. For policies regarding use of space this fall, visit the webpage or check availability in EMS. For more information about policies or how to request a space in EMS, email the Scheduling Office.
Scribner Library is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday with first- and second-floor access only, with the exception of scheduled classes on the upper floors. A valid Skidmore ID is required to enter the building, and students need to present their cleared CoVerified screen. The library is circulating physical books with pickup available at the Circulation Desk. To request materials, fill out the library’s online form. For research help, visit the “Ask Us” page to access FAQs and connect with a librarian through chat, phone or email. Email your subject librarian to make a one-on-one Zoom appointment. Consult the library's welcome packet for additional information about access, resources and help. Please note: there are additional printers for students in Case Center — one on the second floor in the SGA lounge and one next to Print Services.
Student Academic Services
Student Academic Services (SAS) makes professional one-on-one academic support available to all Skidmore students. SAS serves students interested in strengthening their academic performance and offers assistance in developing a wide range of academic skills and practices. Academic counselors are available by appointment.
Student Diversity Programs
The Office of Student Diversity Programs fosters student leadership and personal engagement by providing support, access to resources and increasing campus awareness of diversity, equity and inclusion. Visit the OSDP website and follow @skid_osdp on Instagram for more information. OSDP programs and services include a newsletter; a mentor program; an upcoming Student of Color Virtual Welcome Reception; an upcoming LGBTQ+ Virtual Welcome Reception; academic, co-curricular and social advising and referrals; and diversity-related events and programs. Contact Associate Dean of Students Mariel Martin for more information.
Tang Teaching Museum
The Tang is open for scheduled classes, faculty appointments and drop-in hours for students, faculty and staff from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, visit the Tang’s COVID response page.
At the Philip Boshoff Writing Center, trained student tutors offer one-on-one consultations for writers at every stage of the writing process, from assignment sheet to final revisions. This fall, all appointments will be online. Zoom will be the primary tool for online appointments, but the center will also support tutoring through Google Docs, Skype, FaceTime, WeChat, voice or some other method of communication. Please let your tutor know your needs when you schedule. Fall 2020 tutoring hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday. Check the schedule for appointment times.