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Skidmore College
Office of the Registrar

Audit Registration Information

When do classes start?

January 24, 2023

When can I enroll for classes?  

Registration begins January 5th

(Employees and their dependents may sign up starting January 3rd)

Where do I sign up?

Registrar's Office, Starbuck Center 203
(9:00-11:30am and 1:30-4:00pm)


How much does it cost to audit?

That will vary based on the courses you select - consult the table below. Payment should be made in cash (exact amount is appreciated) or check made payable to Skidmore College.

Type of Fee

Age Group

  Less than 55 years old Alumni and 55 years or older
Registration Fees $25 $25
Non-Studio Art/Dance/Theater Performance Course $250 each course $25 each course
Studio Art, Dance or Theater Performance Courses $500 each course $400 each course
Athletics Facilities Fee (optional) $200 per semester $200 per semester
Lab fees (if applicable) Vary - see catalog for each course


How many courses can I take?

Up to 2 courses.

Which courses are not allowed to be audited?

  • SSP – Scribner Seminars.
  • PA - Physical Activity courses.
  • Courses where the instructor does not allow auditing.

Do I need permission to audit a course?


  • Obtain instructor permission via email and forward to and then, utilizing the Audit Approval Form print out a copy of the e-mail from the instructor.
  • You will e-mail, phone or attempt to visit the instructor on campus to obtain the permission.
  • The Online Faculty Directory has contact information for Skidmore instructors, or you can call Skidmore General Information (518) 580-5000 (Automated) to obtain a phone number.

How do I choose a course?

  • Go to the online Master Schedule to view courses being offered, course days and times, and instructor.
  • Utilize the online Skidmore College Catalog to view course descriptions.
  • Copies of the Catalog are available at the Registrar’s Office if you do not have access to the web.

Additional Notes

  • Students exclusively auditing courses do not have access to supplemental services such as the Health Center, Counseling Services, Student Academic Services, departmental tutoring, etc.
  • Use of the Athletic Facilities is by special fee only.
  • Use of the CDTA bus is not an included service.
  • theSpring: To obtain theSpring for your course, contact Beth Dupont at Include your name, student ID and course number.