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Accepted Student Information

Required Forms

Download required forms here

Arrival details: Sunday, July 5

  • Noon–4 p.m.: Mandatory arrival time in order for all Pre-College students to attend the required program orientation.
  • Summer Registration Desk, Case Center, second floor: campus map and directions
  • At registration, you will receive your ID, your course schedule and class locations.
  • Mandatory program and residence hall orientations will be held on Sunday evening, as well as Monday morning and afternoon. 


Please complete the transportation form (within required forms packet) and return to us before June 1.

  • For students travelling unaccompanied by parents/guardians, we will make arrangements to pick you up on July 5 from the Albany airport or the Saratoga Springs bus/train station. Pickup is available at these locations only. In order to be met by program staff, make your travel plans to arrive before 3 p.m.

  • For students travelling unaccompanied by parents/guardians, we will organize your transportation to the airport/stations listed above on Saturday, August 8; you must check out before 11 a.m.

Living on Campus

Students will be assigned to a single or double room equipped with a bed, desk, chair and dresser. A pillow and a bedspread will be provided. Program participants have access to an indoor pool, tennis and racquetball courts and fitness and weight rooms. The Murray-Aikins Dining Hall has a large assortment of dining options, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free selections. Cooking in dorm rooms is prohibited. Public computers and printers are available on campus. Every residence hall room has wireless, as do many areas of campus.

What You Will Need

  • Packing list
  • Book list, available June 1, 2020
    Note: The Skidmore Shop hours TBA
  • Art supplies list, coming soon

Spending Money

  • We suggest $50 per week, not including cost of books or art supplies.
  • Cash can be deposited on your ID card when you arrive. Your ID card works as your meal card, room key and declining balance card for campus purchases. Parents may add funds online by credit card on the Skidmore Card Office website.
  • Students are not able to cash personal checks or travelers checks on campus.

Receiving Mail On Campus

Be sure to use the correct address for incoming mail is as follows:

Your name
General Delivery—Summer Programs
Pre-College Program
Skidmore College
815 N. Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-1632

Check out the Summer Information Guide for additional information. 

We look forward to welcoming you to Skidmore this summer!