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Skidmore College

Campus Visits

Student-led, in-person tours take place in both the morning and afternoon on most weekdays and select Saturdays. A brief information session precedes most tours. Pre-registration is required.  

See the schedule and register

Can’t make a guided tour? Please come anyway! The Office of Admissions is open year-round Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with some exceptions for holidays. 

Events and Open Houses 

We have a rotating schedule of virtual and in-person events and open houses offered throughout the year. Signature events you can look forward to include summer and fall open houses as well as accepted student days in the spring. 

Check the schedule

Virtual Information Sessions

Join us every Wednesday at 7 p.m. EST for a live, small-group information session. Meet with an Admissions Counselor, ask questions, and learn a little more about Skidmore. 

Register for a Virtual Information Session

Group Visits

We welcome school group and organizations to visit campus Monday through Friday to learn more about Skidmore. We ask that requests for group visits be made at least three weeks in advance of your visit date.

Group visits are designed to include a one-hour walking tour with a Skidmore student guide and/or a 30-minute group information session led by an admissions counselor. Staff from our Opportunity Program (HEOP and AOP) may also be available to address visiting groups. Groups must be accompanied by a teacher/chaperone/parent at all times. We require one chaperone for every 10 students. Groups are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the visit.

Lunch or dinner are available at a cost of $11.50 and $14.25 (if tax-exempt), respectively, and can be arranged through the Admissions Office. Please let us know if you require an invoice.

For more information about group visits, please email admissions@alcosearch.com or call (518) 580-5570. 

 

 

College campus in the fall
Trip Tips and Tricks
Plan your visit
Planning to come to campus? To enhance your trip, we’ve collected a few resources to ensure you have a great experience, including a few tips and tricks from students who’ve been in your shoes before. 

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Saratoga Springs
Our hometown
Saratoga Springs
Travel & Leisure says Saratoga Springs has one of "America's Greatest Main Streets" and is "one of the best college towns in the nation." Money Magazine says it's one of the nation's top 100 places to live, and Princeton Review describes it as a "perfect college town." We just call it home. 

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Virtual Tour
Explore from home

Join one of our student guides for an interactive virtual tour of campus and hear their perspective on everything from residential life and dining to classrooms and curriculum.