Tag Archives: Skidmore Shop

Only one can be the mayor of The SkidShop

Just an FYI folks..you may want to start checking into The SkidShop using Foursquare.  Why do you ask?  Well the person who checks in the most has the distinct honor of being the mayor of The SkidShop.  That’s why.  Plus, who knows what kind of privileges you might get for being the mayor.

I slid into work today. Icy Monday.

First off, I wanted to say I was pretty psyched to see this article in this weeks SkidNews about the Skidshop.  I mean…who doesn’t like to hear positive feedback?  Right?  So anyways…obviously it was nice to read this and it made my rainy/sleety/slippery Monday much better.

Since I have you here, I also wanted to let all of you graduating Seniors know that if you want to purchase a Skidmore Class Ring…you should do this week.  More specifically this Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 5pm and 7pm.  The reason being is the rings go on sale and you can save a lot of money.  Depending on which type of metal you pick, you can save up to $200.  If you have questions, please stop into the shop on the days I listed and see me.  I’m located in the back of the SkidShop.  I’m the one with the blank stare on my face and usually listening to Superchunk.

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You’re graduating this Spring?

Well if you plan on walking across the stage this spring..you’re gonna need a cap and gown.  Doesn’t matter how good you look in that suit you got at Bonobos in NYC.  You still need a cap and gown in order to walk across that stage and shake the hand of President Glotzbach.  Your order deadline is March 25.  And if for some crazy reason you can’t seem to get it all together..then a representative from Jostens will be here on March 23 and March 24 to help you get your cap and gown order set up.  Or just take the initiative and order it on your own by clicking here.

Save 25% on anything in the store that is red or pink!

Looking for that perfect gift for your honey bunny?  But you’re short on cash.  We have a great solution for you.  Tomorrow…and tomorrow only, anything in the SkidShop that is pink or red will be 25% off.  Jackets, shirts, pants, Jansport backpacks…you name it.  If it’s red or pink…you get 25% off.  Then take that money you saved and take that special person out to dinner to Max London’s or Chipotle.  And just to really mix things up..our old friend Forrest will be here to give you unconditional love.

This is an in-store promotion only.

A once in a lifetime event…..

Okay Skidmore…here’s that event I was talking about earlier.  The Skidmore Shop is having a textbook sale.  This is a once in a lifetime event and an opportunity for you to get your last minute books before they go back.  This happens tomorrow (Thursday February 10) between 5pm and 7pm.  This means you can save up to $25 per book!!  That’s huge!!

$25 – $75 books – you’ll save $10 per book!!!

$75 – $150 books – you’ll save $15 per book!!!

$150 – $200 books – you’ll save $20 per book!!!

Over $200 – you’ll save $25 per book!!!

This happens Thursday February 10 from 5pm to 7pm.  Do not miss out on this chance to save money on your textbooks.

We gave away $250 bucks to two luck winners yesterday because they sold us their textbooks last semester

Remember when we asked all of you to sell back your textbooks to The SkidShop and in return we’d enter you into a drawing to win $250 towards your Spring textbooks?  Well we have two winners!!

Congratulations to Netta Bob and Tom Sellers.  They each received $250 in cold hard cash to help them with the cost of their Spring textbooks.

Will Bell Tower give you a chance to win $250 towards your Spring Semester books? Answer is: NOPE

Sell back your textbooks to The SkidShop and you could win $250 towards your Spring Semester textbooks.  You have plenty of chances to sell us books.  You can come to The SkidShop or you can go to the D-Hall.  Choice is yours.  The hours are listed below.  We’ll buy back every book and you could win $250 towards textbooks for next semester.  Do it Skidmore…do it!!!!

AT THE SKIDMORE SHOP
Thursday December 16 9:15 – 4:30
Friday December 17 9:15 – 4:30
Saturday December 18 Noon to 3:00
Monday December 20 9:15 – 4:30
Tuesday December 21 9:15 – 4:30

AT THE DINING HALL
Thursday December 16 5:00 – 9:00
Friday December 17 5:00 – 9:00
Monday December 20 5:00 – 9:00

Textbook buy back starts today!

Hi everyone,

It seems it’s that time of the year when we begin the process of buying back those textbooks.  Just bring them into The SkidShop with your student ID and we’ll give you top dollar for them.

At The Skidmore Shop

Friday December 10 9:15 – 4:30

Monday December 13 9:15 – 4:30

Tuesday December 14 11:00 – 6:30

Wednesday December 15 11:00 – 6:30

Thursday December 16 9:15 – 4:30

Friday December 17 9:15 – 4:30

Saturday December 18 Noon to 3:00

Monday December 20 9:15 – 4:30

Tuesday December 21 9:15 – 4:30


At The Dining Hall

Thursday December 16 5:00 – 9:00

Friday December 17 5:00 – 9:00

Monday December 20 5:00 – 9:00

Win a free foursome of golf at Saratoga National tonight

Come to The SkidShop tonight between 5pm and 7pm and challenge The Skidmore Golf Team.  If you beat the team you will win a free round of golf with three of your friends at Saratoga National. A great prize valued at $400.  But here’s the deal…..you have to beat The Skidmore Golf Team.  And I’m sure you may have heard some rumors about a driving range INSIDE The Skidshop.  Those rumors are indeed true.  Stop in tonight after 5pm and check it out.  Skidmore Golf Head Coach David Bakyta will be giving free lessons.

We will also have the good folks from FIVE GUYS BURGERS AND FRIES here and we have a sweet deal on Skidmore nalgenes.  Buy a 32oz nalgene..and get a 16oz nalgene for free.

And don’t forget about our mega-uber huge event tomorrow.  We will be open from 11:30am to 10:00pm for our Annual Holiday Sale/Fashion Show/$1000 Apple product giveaway.  More fun than you could ever imagine.

One more thing….just so there’s no confusion….I am NOT leaving Skidmore.  You guys are gonna have to look at me and my wrinkle free shirts for another 20 plus years.  Sorry.  But if there is any chance someone wants to throw me a “He’s staying” party….I’d like to be the first to RSVP.

Next Week….be here!!!

Tuesday December 7 from 5PM to 7PM
FIVE GUYS BURGERS AND FRIES will be here handing out lot’s of great goodies to anyone who’s at The SkidShop between 5pm and 7pm.
Stop in and support the Skidmore Golf Team with their fundraiser…and hit some golf balls while you’re here.  Yeah..you read that right.  We’re hitting golf balls in The SkidShop.
Buy a 32oz Nalgene and get a 16oz Nalgene for free!!  If my math is correct, which it is 83% of the time…….that’s 48 ounces of delicious liquids.

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 8 – THE SKIDMORE SHOP WILL HAVE SPECIAL HOURS.  WE WILL BE OPEN FROM 11:30AM TO 10:00PM.
It’s our annual SkidShop Holiday Sale!!!
Get 20% off of most merchandise in the store…or spin the wheel for a chance to get 50% off of your purchase.  Be warned though..you could only get 10% off.
You could also win other great prizes throughout the day.  Stop in and see for yourself.  Plus there will be other fun things going on in store. But you’re gonna have to come in to find out.

THEN….LATER THAT NIGHT STARTING AT 7:00PM
We have a HUGE event scheduled at THE SPA.  Stop in for our annual SkidShop Fashion Show and $1,000 Apple product giveaway.  Everything starts at 7:00PM with the Fashion Show starting at 8ish featuring some of your fellow classmates and coworkers.  The $1,000 Apple product giveaway will start immediately after the show.  You MUST BE PRESENT at 8:30 to be a winner in our giveaway.  To sign up you’ll need to stop into The SkidShop on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 5:00PM to 7:00PM to enter.  Or click here.

We will have live music from Sime Gezus and Lift Every Voice.  DJ Kirsten and DJ George will be here to provide the evenings soundtrack.  Yours truly will be getting jiggy with it…..did I just give away my age by saying “getting jiggy with it”?  Do people still say this phrase?

FREE FOOD from 7pm to 11pm provided by the great folks over at Dining Services and Quandts.  I’ve got my fingers crossed for those little quiches.  WHAT?!  I like quiches.

And one last thing…we are collecting any kind of juice for SKIDMORE CARES.  Please stop in with your juice donation and drop it into our box located at the front of the store.

Hope to see all of you next week!!