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University Without Walls

The University Without Walls program closed May, 2011.

Applications are no longer being accepted.

To view electronic memories of the University Without Walls, which were submitted by alumni, former faculty, and friends of the program, please click the memory book below.

The University Without Walls began in 1971 as an experiment in non-traditional education jointly funded by the Ford Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education, and granted Skidmore College degrees from 1975 to 2012.

Operating under the auspices of the Office of Special Programs at Skidmore College, UWW was registered with the State of New York. Skidmore College is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.  To find out more about the Middle States Association, visit its Web site at


   Download the UWW Memory Book