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Off-Campus Study & Exchanges

Application Deadlines


Skidmore in France

  • October 1 - spring semester deadline
  • March 15 - fall or academic year deadline

Skidmore in New Zealand

  • October 1 - spring semester deadline
  • March 1 - fall semester deadline

Skidmore in Spain

  • October 1 - spring semester deadline 
  • March 15 - fall or academic year deadline

Skidmore-Spelman Exchange

  • February 15 (one yearly deadline for fall or spring participation)

Applications may be accepted after the listed deadlines on a case-by-case basis. Contact OCSE for details


You must apply to OCSE 2 weeks prior to your program deadline, but:

  • no later than October 15 for spring programs, and
  • no later than March 15 for academic year or fall programs

Please note:

  • Be sure you know the appropriate deadline for your chosen program. All program deadlines can be found through the Program Search tool.
  • Fine Arts and some music programs often require a portfolio or a recording to be submitted with the application, which will take extra time to prepare. Be sure to plan accordingly in order to meet required deadlines.

It is recommended that students apply early to the following programs:

Special approved program deadlines:

Students must apply through OCSE at least 2 weeks before the program's deadline.


  • September 15 - spring programs
  • February 15 - fall or academic year programs

Complete petitions include all required information regarding program details, written student statements and faculty letters, necessary faculty signatures, and course descriptions/syllabi. Please contact Off-Campus Study & Exchanges (OCSE) to meet regarding the petition process.

Students should declare a major in the Registrar's Office  at least two weeks prior to applying to OCSE.