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2020 Required Pre-College Program Forms

Below you can download the packet of forms that all students/parents must fill out and submit before attending Skidmore's Pre-College Program.

Please note all forms are due by June 1.

Notice about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and submission of supplemental application materials:  

Due to the COVID-19 situation, we can no longer accept forms via print mail. All form documents must be submitted by email to in PDF format; we are unable to accept shared documents.

Minors Health Forms (The Health Form requires a physician’s authorization, and also an office visit if a physical examination has not occurred since 6/24/2019) 

Permissions Form

Student Transportation Form

Residential and Academic Life Agreement 

Financial Aid Forms  - The Financial Aid Application deadline has been extended to Friday, April 17th.

International Student Visa Forms

Internal Tuition Grant application 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Skidmore College is closely monitoring the situation related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and will continue to work with and follow the guidelines of the CDC, the New York State Department of Health and the Saratoga County Department of Health. If it becomes necessary for the College’s Office of Special Programs to cancel a summer program, all program fees will be refunded. The official source of information on COVID-19 for Skidmore College is here:

 Pre-College Refund Policy

  • Application fees will not be refunded.

    Because faculty and staff salary commitments must be made in advance and the costs of plant operations are fixed, the College must follow a very limited refund policy. Details of this policy as it relates to tuition, room, and board follow. Appeals for refunds due to extenuating circumstances may be made in writing to the Program Director.

    If Skidmore College cancels a program, all program fees will be refunded. 
  • Tuition
    • Tuition payments, less the program’s non-refundable deposit, will be refunded if requested, in writing, thirty (30) days prior to the program start date.

  • Room
    • 100% of the room fee will be refunded if the student decides not to attend Skidmore and so notifies the Program Director thirty (30) days prior to the program start date.
    • 50% of the room fee will be refunded if withdrawal from the program occurs after this time and before the program begins.
    • The room fee will not be refunded if the student withdraws on or after the first day of the program.

  • Board
    • 100% of the board fee will be refunded prior to the program start date.

Withdrawal from the College after the start of any program shall entitle the student to a pro-rated refund of the unused portion of the board fee from the date of withdrawal, on a weekly basis.

Residence Hall Policies

Coming soon!

Academic Accommodation, Student with Disabilities:

If you are a student with a disability and believe you will need academic accommodation, you must formally request accommodation from Meg Hegener, Coordinator for Student Access Services.  You will also need to provide documentation which verifies the existence of a disability and supports your request.  For further information, please call 518-580-8150 or stop by the office of Student Academic Services in Starbuck Center.

Title IX Statement

Skidmore College considers sexual and gender-based misconduct to be one of the most serious violations of the values and standards of the College. Unwelcome sexual contact of any form is a violation of students' personal integrity and their right to a safe environment and therefore violates Skidmore’s values. Sexual and gender-based misconduct is also prohibited by federal regulations. Skidmore College faculty are committed to supporting our students and upholding gender equity laws as outlined by Title IX. If a student chooses to confide in a member of Skidmore's faculty or staff regarding an issue of sexual or gender-based misconduct, that faculty or staff member is required to tell Skidmore’s Title IX Deputy Coordinator. The Title IX Deputy Coordinator will assist the student in connecting with all possible resources for support and reporting both on and off campus. Identities and details will be shared only with those who need to know to support the student and to address the situation through the college's processes. If the student wishes to confide in a confidential resource, Health Services is available. More information can be found at or by contacting the Title IX Deputy Coordinator.

Honor Code Statement

Because the College functions as a tightly integrated community of curricular and co-curricular experiences, a strict allegiance to its standards of conduct is essential for every student's well-being and intellectual growth. Students should make certain they understand the high value we place on honesty, cooperation, and consideration and the penalties the College imposes for infractions in these areas. Skidmore not only promotes intellectual honesty vigorously but severely punishes such offenses as plagiarism and cheating on exams. Please feel free to read the Skidmore Academic Integrity Handbook.