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Amon EmekaCongratulations on being accepted into Skidmore's Class of 2024, a class that comes from one of the biggest applicant pools in our history! 

If you're ready to make your enrollment deposit, please do. We also encourage you to connect with your new classmates, especially through the Class of 2024 Facebook group.

We're excited to help make your Skidmore transition as seamless as possible. Be sure to bookmark the FYE homepage for key dates & deadlines and other information as it becomes available. If you have questions, please contact us at 518-580-8111 or

Amon Emeka
Director of the First-Year Experience
& Associate Professor of Sociology

FYI from FYE

FYI from FYE

A monthly newsletter produced in May, June, July and August to help you get ready to join your classmates in August. Families can sign up below.

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Don't forget that as a member of the Class of 2024, you are eligible for a 25% discount — online or in person — for branded apparel or merchandise!

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What's Next

What's Next

You've enrolled at Skidmore! What's next? For starters, be on the lookout for a letter explaining how to set up your Skidmore email. Important documents will be sent to you via this email address. Below, you can click on each month for key dates and deadlines. 



May 1: Enrollment deadline (opens in mid-March)

May 5: Date by which email accounts MUST BE set-up or you'll miss May 6 email regarding Scribner Seminar selection, Academic Interest, Summer Advising, etc.

May 18: Deadline for FYE Scribner Seminars & academic interests preferences

May 18: Expository Writing Directed Self-Placement and Quantitative Reasoning Diagnostic Placement

June 1–June 22: Summer Advising

June 15: Deadline for Housing Questionnaire

June 15–July 15: Window/deadline for Skidmore College Installment Plan (SCIP) enrollment


July 1–August 15: Window/deadline for Skidmore ID photo submission

July 24: Dining Services Survey due (emailed July 7)

August 1 (or earlier): Housing assignments emailed

August 1:Health Forms Due

August 1: Health Insurance Forms (online enroll/waive form)

August 15: Deadline for Skidmore ID photo submission

August 15: Fall semester bill due/last day to enroll in installment payment plan (SCIP) 

Mid-August: Interest in Music Lessons/Ensembles Form Due

August 30: Deadline for Reflection and Projection (RAP) exercise