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FAQ

Below, you will find a list of the most common questions and concerns we've encountered from site members.  If your question isn't on the list, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs by email at skidmoreconnect@skidmore.edu or by phone at 800-584-0115 or 518-580-5610.

How do I receive my temporary login ID?
How do I activate my account?
How do I login?
How do I set up my account so that I can  login using my Facebook email and password (synch accounts)?
How do I login to my account using my Facebook account login information?
How do I disconnect from my Facebook account from within Skidmore Connect?
How do I access the Alumni Directory?
How do I add a Class Note or find a Class Note?
How do I update my account information?
How do I reset my password?
How do I change my password?
What browsers work with Skidmore Connect?

How do I receive my temporary login ID?
Your temporary login ID was sent to you in an email or by mail in July, 2010.  If you cannot locate it, click here to request that your temporary login ID be emailed to you.  If you encounter problems, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs and College Events at 800-584-0115, or send an email to skidmoreconnect@skidmore.edu.

How do I activate my account?

Step 1
Click the First Time Login button (see video) at the top of the homepage. You will be asked to enter your last name in the last name field.  Click find.

Step 2
Find your entry among the list of matching names, click the circle in front of it, and then click next.  If your name isn’t listed, try going back and entering your maiden name.

Step 3
Enter the temporary login ID that was sent to you in an email or by mail in July, 2010.  If you cannot locate it, click here to request that your temporary login ID be emailed to you.  If you encounter problems, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs and College Events at 518-580-5610 or send an email to skidmoreconnect@skidmore.edu.

Step 4
On the next screen you will be asked to complete some basic information about yourself. Some information will be pre-populated, such as your username, which will appear in red font.  You will be asked to create a password.  Make a note of your username and password.  Hit submit.  That’s it.

How do I login?
Click the Login button (see video) on the left sidebar of the homepage. Enter your Skidmore Connect username and password (which you created during the first-time login process). Click Login.

How do I set up my Skidmore Connect account so that I can login using my Facebook email and password (or sync accounts)?

(Note: you must first have activated your account by going through the first-time login process before; if you have not, please click on the How do I activate my account instructions and/or video link above.) After activating your account, you can set it up so that you have the option of signing in using your Facebook sign-in information (see video).  To do so follow the steps below.  This process needs only to be done once.  Remember, you will also continue to have the option of signing in with your Skidmore Connect username and password each time you access the system.

Step One
On the Skidmore Connect homepage, click Log In on the left sidebar or top of the page.  You will see a large blue button labeled Connect with Facebook. Click it. A pop-up window will appear on your screen. Enter the e-mail address and password associated with your Facebook account. The pop-up will close, and your Facebook profile picture will appear onscreen with a short confirmation message.

Step Two
Next, input your Skidmore Connect username and password in the fields to the left of your profile picture. Click the Login button. This completes the link between Facebook and Skidmore Connect, and only needs to be done once. The system will return you to the community homepage. Your Facebook profile photo will appear both within a welcome message on the Skidmore Connect homepage as well as on your Skidmore Connect profile page.  You now have the option of posting content to both networks. 

How do I login to my Skidmore Connect account using my Facebook account login information?

(Note: you must first have activated your account by going through the first-time login process before; if you have not, please click on the How do I activate my account instructions and/or video link above.)

On the Skidmore Connect homepage, click Log In on the left sidebar or top of the page.  You will see a large blue button labeled Connect with Facebook. Click it. A pop-up window will appear on your screen. Enter the e-mail address and password associated with your Facebook account. The pop-up will close, and your Facebook profile picture will appear onscreen with a short confirmation message.

How do I disconnect from my Facebook account from Skidmore Connect?  

On the home page, in the welcome paragraph text directly underneath your Facebook profile photo, click the link that reads, "You can revoke authorization by clicking here."

How do I access the Alumni Directory?
There are links to the directory on the bar at the top of the page or click here. You must be logged in to view the directory.

How do I add a Class Note or find a Class Note?
Class notes are posted under the Class Notes tab.

How do I update my account information?
Click the Update My Info link in the left-hand navigation section.  Use the different tabs at the top of the page to update different sections of your account.  Make sure to save your changes.

How do I reset my password?
To reset your password click on Login Here in the upper left sidebar. Next to the password field on the login page you will see the Reset Password link.  Click on Reset Password, enter your email address, you will receive an email with a new password.

How do I change my password?
To change your password, log into Skidmoreconnect, click on Account Information, then click on change password.  Click on Save and Continue at bottom of page.

What browsers work with Skidmore Connect?
Skidmore Connect works best with the following browsers:
    Internet Explorer 7.0 and above on Windows98 or later
    Firefox 1.5 running on Windows98 or later
    Netscape 6.0 running on Windows98 or later
    Firefox 1.5 running on Macintosh OSX 10.1 or later
    Safari 3.2.3 or higher running on Macintosh OSX 10.5.4 or later

Minimum screen resolution of 800x600 with recommended resolution of 1024x768.  Session cookies and Java scripting must be enabled.  Other operating systems and browsers may be used with varying degrees of compatibility, reliability and functionality.

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