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Inclement Weather Update

Due to current weather conditions, Skidmore College will suspend operations Sunday, January 20, 2019.

Residence halls and the dining hall will remain open for students on campus and those who are able to return to campus on Sunday. However, all other scheduled activities have been cancelled.

Essential staff should report as scheduled. Facilities Services will continue to work throughout the storm. Read more at

English Department

Journal writing

Writing Resources

This section will give you access to links to help you in your writing. Whether you're looking for an appointment with our writing tutor, need a section of the Skidmore Guide to Writing, or are looking to explore other online resources, this is the place to start your search!

  • Skidmore Guide to Writing: an online resource to help students become better writers. Also includes the Skidmore standard references regarding documentation and plagiarism.

  • Expository Writing Network: online resources for the expository writing requirement, the ethics of writing, departmental guidelines, and other resources.

  • Writing Center: Do you want help getting started on a paper? Do you want to discuss an assignment and the possible approaches you could take? Would you benefit from a conversation about organizing a paper or a lab report, moving from a draft to a revision, synthesizing sources, or fine-tuning your prose? The Writing Center can help.