We've put together a list of questions that
students and parents frequently ask us about Commencement. If you have
other questions, please call the Office of Alumni Affairs and College
Events at 518-580-5670 or email them at CollegeEvents@skidmore.edu.
Will I be able to purchase items from The Skidmore Shop after Commencement?
The Skidmore Shop will be open after Commencement from Noon to 3:30.
When is Commencement? How long does it last? Where is it held?
Commencement Activities begin on Saturday, May 18,
and Commencement Exercises will be held on Saturday, May 18 at 10:40 AM.
Commencement typically lasts about 2 1/2 hours and is held at the
Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), located in the Saratoga State
Are tickets required to attend Commencement?
No. Seating for more than 5,000 in the SPAC amphitheater makes it
possible to accommodate all guests. Therefore, tickets are not issued or
required, except for those whose party requires seating in the Special
Access section, reserved for those with mobility impairments.
Where can I find more information about Commencement?
You can find more information on the Skidmore College Commencement website.