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Wiecking Hall


Wiecking Hall

Traditional Corridor Style:Single and Double rooms sharing a common hall bathroom
Special interest community:Gender Inclusive Housing
Student Demographics:Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Kitchenettes:Refrigerator, Microwave, and Sink
Quad:South Quad


Opening in 1989, Skidmore Hall revived the name of a dormitory on the original downtown campus. The first Skidmore Hall was one of the first buildings acquired for the Skidmore School of Arts in 1911. Although no longer owned by the college, it remains in use as an apartment building in town. In May 2003, Skidmore Hall was rededicated as Wiecking Hall in honor of Kathryn Wiecking '53: "Skidmore changed Kathy’s life—and her outlook on life," observed her friend Natalie Jones Neri ’53. "Skidmore became Kathy’s family," she noted, adding that several classmates and fellow Sonneteers became permanent friends.

Campus Offices

The Department of Heath Promotion and Sustainability are both located on the first floor of Wiecking Hall. 

  • Building lounge with pool table, TV and DVD player 
  • Exercise machines: one treadmill and one elliptical
  • Study rooms
  • Laundry room with washers and dryers
  • Vending machines
  • Outdoor bike racks and basement storage
  • Wiecking Hall is air conditioned
  • Kitchenettes with a microwave, refrigerator, sink and recycle bins
  • Trash rooms
  • Floor lounges

Rooms are furnished with the following items upon move in:

  • Desk (42-1/4" x 24-1/8" x 29-13/16" H)
  • Desktop bookcase (40" x 12" x 35" H)
  • Desk chair
  • Dresser (31-1/2" x 24-1/8" x 29-13/16" H)
  • Floor bookcase (31-1/2" x 12 x 29-13/16" H)
  • Twin extra-long bed (The bed ends are 36" high with nine adjustable height settings. The clearance under the spring at the highest setting is 30")
  • Closet
  • Padded window seat
Double rooms (21 rooms): 11'-6" x 18'-6"
  • Closets (double): 54"w x 24"d x 78"h
Single Room (86 Rooms): 11'-6" x 9'-6"
  • Closet: 54"w x 24"d x 78"h
A note from the Area Coordinator

Michaela Larsson

Welcome to Wiecking Hall! We are the premier corridor-style building on Skidmore College's campus. You may notice that our building is shaped like a lightning bolt, which allows us to have a lot of natural light. Our residences open up to shared hallways with a centralized kitchenette on each floor. We share our building with the Sustainability Office and take pride in offering sustainable solutions. Outside you will see your Organic Student Garden that provides foor for the local community as well as the dining hall. Inside, natural light pours into our hallways, while each resident room has a digital thermostat for easy monitoring.

EMAIL Michaela