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Residential Life

Wilmarth Hall (South Quad)

Wilmarth Hall is one one of four South Quad areas.


Wilmarth Hall was built in the 1960s and is named after the a trustee of the college, Martin L. C. Wilmarth, a Glens Falls merchant whose stationary indicates that his business included "furniture and undertaking." Wilmarth joined the trustees in 1917, where his role on the building and grounds committee played a crucial role in advancing the Skidmore School of Arts into a comprehensive liberal arts college. On his retirement from the board in 1938, he was lauded: "Skidmore never had a better friend than Mr. Wilmarth, nor a more efficient trustee."


  • Laundry room with washers and dryers (located in the basement)
  • Kitchenettes with a microwave, refrigerator, sink, and recycle bins (one per floor)
  • Vending machines (located on the first floor)
  • Trash rooms (one per floor)
  • Building lounge with a TV and DVD player (located on the first floor)
  • Building lounge with a pool table, treadmill and elliptical machines (located in the basement)
  • Floor lounges (one per floor)
  • Study rooms
  • Outdoor bike racks and basement bike storage (the college assumes no responsibility for missing or damaged bikes)

Room Furnishings

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
  • Modem box with cable and internet connections (one internet port per student, and one cable port per room)

Room Style

All rooms in Wilmarth Hall are suite style. Each suite can contain a different combination of single rooms, double/triple rooms, and a bathroom.

Room Sizes

Double/triple room (44 rooms): 10'-7" x 19'-10"

  • Window seat: 44" x 35"
  • Window size: 50" x 66"
  • Closets (double): 60"w x 24"d x 96"h
  • Closets (triple): 40"w x 24"d x 96"h

Single Room (45 Rooms): 10'-8" x 9'-2"

  • Window seat: 44" x 35"
  • Window size: 50" x 66"
  • Closet: 77"w x 24"d x 96"h


Wilmarth Hall