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Skidmore College
First-Year Experience in London

London FYE
Dates, Deadlines and Forms

Welcome London FYE students from the Class of 2026! We are very excited for you to spend your first semester at Skidmore College in London.

This calendar is a summary of the dates and deadlines found in the FYE London Checklist along with what forms and documents you will need to submit specifically for London FYE. Students should log into the FYE Checklist on the Registrar's Student System page for more details about these items.  

 Please also check out the London FYE calendar for the semester dates!


Deadline Activity


Upon receipt of IT information from Admissions. Email accounts MUST BE set-up by ASAP so your MyOCSE account can be created in the OCSE Applicant Portal.

Create Email

Enroll in online tuition E-Bill and add/authorize all users who will need access to your billing statement
Ongoing Log-in to your account in the OCSE Applicant Portal (after you receive your log-in information by email from Kendra Nelson, London FYE Program Manager)
May 12 Academic Interest Form
May 19 Expository Writing Directed Self-Placement
May 26 Quantitative Reasoning Diagnostic Placement
June 1 London Scribner Seminar Selection Form due (in OCSE Applicant Portal)
Early June Register your MyIESabroad London account (after you receive your log-in information by email in late May)
by June 6 Placement Exams (if required). Any student that wants to take Calculus I in London must complete the Calculus placement exam prior to registration. See FYE London checklist for details.
June 15 First month to enroll in installment payment plan (SCIP)
June 22 London Course Preference survey opens (students will receive the link by email). Submit ASAP once the survey is available!
June 13-July 1 Register for group flight. Arrival details and information about the group flight will be sent to students by mid-June. Please do not make any travel arrangements until you receive the group flight information.
July 1 London post-acceptance forms due in the OCSE Applicant portal portal. 
July 15 Additional post-acceptance forms due in the IES Abroad portal portal. 
July 1-August 15 Photo Submission for Skidmore ID
August 1 Skidmore College Health Forms (IMPORTANT: If you last physical was prior to August 2021, please make an appointment now to be sure you will be able to complete the required health forms by August 1.) Additional health forms required for London. 
August 1 Health Insurance Forms (online enroll/waive form)
August 1-August  31

Health Education Courses

1.  Alcohol Wise

2.  Marijuana Wise

3.  Consent & Respect

(Instructions and links will be sent to your Skidmore email on August 1st)

August 15 Fall semester bill due/last day to enroll in installment payment plan (SCIP)
August 31 RAP
Ongoing SUNS Registration