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Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY
Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

815 North Broadway

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-1632

United States

Phone: 518-580-5570

Fax: 518-580-5584

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Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Mary Lou Bates
Title:Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Admissions Office Address:Office of Admissions
815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Admissions Office Phone:800-867-6007
Admissions Office Fax:(518)580-5584
Admissions Office Email:admissions@skidmore.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Williamson Sports Center
Lucy Scribner Library
Case Student Center
Northwoods Village Apartments
Murray-Atkins Dining Hall
Most Popular Places Off Campus:SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center)
National Museum of Dance
NYRA (New York Racing Association) Race Course
Broadway
Saratoga Farmers' Market

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday-Friday; Saturday
8:30am-4:30pm; 8:30am-noon
Phone Number:800-867-6007
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Varies
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@skidmore.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:May 1
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Average Length of Interview:45 min.
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Varies with season
Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@skidmore.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:admissions@skidmore.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:admissions@skidmore.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Not Available
Advance Notice:Other
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
The Albany airport is 25 miles from campus. Taxis, bus service and rental cars are available for the trip from airport to campus. There is an Amtrak train station in Saratoga Springs.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From I-87, take Exit 15 and take New York Rte. 50 S. toward Saratoga Springs. At the third set of traffic lights, turn right on East Ave.; turn right again on North Broadway and continue about a quarter of a mile to the main entrance to campus. The Admissions office is located just beyond the main entrance and across the street.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
You have some very interesting choices in Saratoga Springs, but beware: The rates skyrocket in August with the racing season. You'll probably enjoy staying on the main drag, Broadway, where you can rub shoulders with the college students and get a good feel for the social life in Saratoga Springs. Just 5 minutes from the college is the Inn at Saratoga (231 Broadway; 518-583-1890), a historic Victorian structure with 34 rooms. Rates range from moderate to expensive and include continental breakfast. The Adelphi Hotel (365 Broadway; 518-587-4688), open from May through October (weekends only in May), ranges from moderate to very expensive. Prime Hotel (534 Broadway; 518-584-4000) is a good modern pick with an indoor pool, sauna, weight room, and tennis and golf privileges. Rates range from moderate to expensive. The Holiday Inn (232 Broadway; 518-584-5000) is another safe bet. One of the majestic old resort hotels, the Gideon Putnam Hotel (Saratoga Spa State Park; 518-584-3000) stands amidst 1,500 acres, with loads of activities including golf, swimming, tennis, cross-country skiing, and ice-skating. They even have mineral baths. Rates vary with the season, from moderate to expensive. Bed-and-breakfasts abound. Westchester House (102 Lincoln Ave.; 518-587-7613) has 7 guest rooms. Eddy House (Nelson and Crescent Aves.; 518-587-2340) has 5 rooms, with prices in the moderate to expensive range. Six Sisters Bed and Breakfast (149 Union Ave.; 518-583-1173) is 10 minutes from campus (as are the others), and the prices vary from moderate to expensive. Inexpensive accommodations can be found at the Grand Union (92 S. Broadway; 518-584-9000), about a mile from Skidmore.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • Office of Admissions
    815 N Broadway
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
    Phone: 800-867-6007
    Fax: (518)580-5584
    Email: admissions@skidmore.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    Yes
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    Yes
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Not Available