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815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs , New York 12866

Disability Resource Office

Office of Student Academic Services
815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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About Skidmore College

Skidmore College is a prestigious private institution located in Saratoga Springs, New York. Established as a liberal arts college in 1903, Skidmore has become renowned for its academic excellence and innovative approach to education. With a commitment to providing a comprehensive and well-rounded education, the college offers a wide range of undergraduate programs across various disciplines.

Skidmore College prides itself on its small class sizes and intimate learning environment, fostering close relationships between students and faculty members. This personalized approach to education allows for individualized attention and a tailored learning experience, ensuring that students receive the support they need to thrive academically.

The college’s commitment to academic excellence is reflected in its rigorous curriculum and extensive range of majors and minors. Skidmore offers over 40 undergraduate programs in fields such as the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and business. This diverse range of disciplines allows students to explore their passions and develop a well-rounded understanding of the world.

Beyond the classroom, Skidmore College provides students with numerous opportunities for experiential learning and personal growth. The college encourages students to engage in hands-on research projects, internships, study abroad programs, and community service initiatives. These experiences not only enhance students’ academic learning but also foster the development of crucial skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication.

Located in the picturesque town of Saratoga Springs, Skidmore College offers students a vibrant and culturally rich environment. Saratoga Springs is known for its natural beauty, historic charm, and lively arts scene. Students can explore the town’s numerous art galleries, music venues, and theaters, providing ample opportunities for cultural enrichment and artistic inspiration.

In addition to its cultural offerings, Saratoga Springs is also renowned for its natural attractions. The town is nestled in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, offering stunning landscapes and outdoor recreational opportunities. Students can enjoy hiking, biking, skiing, and various water activities in the nearby lakes and rivers, allowing them to embrace an active and healthy lifestyle.

Furthermore, Saratoga Springs is famous for its rich history and horse racing heritage. The town is home to the Saratoga Race Course, one of the oldest and most prestigious horse racing venues in the country. Students have the opportunity to experience the excitement of horse racing events and immerse themselves in this beloved local tradition.

Skidmore College fosters a vibrant and inclusive campus community, emphasizing the importance of diversity and cultural exchange. The college encourages students to engage in various clubs, organizations, and student-led initiatives, promoting a sense of belonging and involvement. Furthermore, Skidmore hosts a wide range of cultural events, guest speakers, and performances, enriching students’ academic and social experiences.

In conclusion, Skidmore College offers a unique and enriching educational experience in the heart of Saratoga Springs, New York. With its focus on academic excellence, personalized attention, and diverse learning opportunities, the college prepares students for successful careers and lifelong learning. Surrounded by the natural beauty and cultural attractions of Saratoga Springs, Skidmore College provides a stimulating and engaging environment for students to grow intellectually, artistically, and personally.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations