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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

International Affairs


The requirements for the IA minor consist of at least six international affairs-designated courses, for a minimum of 18 credits, including one core course required as a common experience.  These courses must include the following:

  1. The core course, IA 101 - Introduction to International Affairs;

  2. One foreign language course (or equivalent) at the level of 206 or above;

  3. One international affairs course from three of the four knowledge clusters: "The Political World," "The Economic World," "The Cultural World," and/or "The Physical World." See International Affairs for course listings for each cluster;

  4. One 300-level international affairs course from any discipline;

  5. The six international affairs courses taken must include one course from at least three different disciplines, not including the IA core course and the foreign language course.

    Note: No more than two courses may overlap between the IA minor and the major.

See International Affairs