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Join us for Homecoming
September 8-9, 2017


Come home: September 8-9, 2017
Colgate men's soccer defeats St. Mary's 1–0 in double overtime after cutting the ribbon on the new Beyer-Small ’76 Field on August 29, 2014.
REGISTER TODAYWe're looking forward to an exciting fall weekend in Hamilton - make plans to join us September 8-9 for a celebration of Colgate spirit! Register in advance for the option to purchase discounted Colgate Football vs. Richmond game tickets, and check in at the tailgate for a free Homecoming 2017 T-shirt (while supplies last). Go, 'gate! 

The schedule of events is below, with more details to follow. If your alumni group has interests for Homecoming 2017, please e-mail us at alumni@colgate.edu.

Homecoming Concert and Food Trucks


Reel Big Fish and food trucks (free food!):
  • Come Fry With Me
  • Toss 'n' Fire Wood Fired Pizza
  • Sarita's Food Truck
  • Byblos Mediterranean Cafe
  • Bueno Taco
Also featuring a bonfire and free homecoming t-shirts!

Opener: Alyssa Rose 8:00 p.m.
Main act: Reel Big Fish 9:00 p.m.

Friday, September 8

Saturday, September 9

Tailgate Tents

2015 Homecoming tailgate.
  • Welcome Tent - TShirts and game tickets!
  • Presidents' Club
  • Class of 2018
  • Men's and Women's Lacrosse
  • Men's Hockey / Silver Buck
  • Men's Basketball
  • Football
  • Women's Soccer
  • LGBTQ Initiatives
  • International Student Services
  • OUS & First Gen.
  • Konosioni
  • Phi Delta Theta
  • Delta Delta Delta
  • Pep Band
  • Colgate Stand Up
  • Classes of 2019 & 2020
  • Ciccone, Hancock, Brown, and Dart Colegrove Commons

Area Accommodations

Raider Park
Overnight accommodations can be hard to come by on busy Colgate weekends. Consider 'roughing' it with a tent or RV in 'Raider Park' on Whitnall Field! More info available here.

Colgate Athletics to induct Hall of Honor Class of 2017 over Homecoming weekend


Join us at the Hall of Honor banquet to celebrate these nine Raiders on Saturday, September 9 in the Hall of Presidents. More information is available via the calendar event linked above. Register to attend by September 1.

Last year's photo gallery: Homecoming 2016 and Inauguration

Homecoming Weekend is a collaborative Colgate University signature weekend sponsored by: the Office of Alumni Relations; Annual Giving; Colgate Athletics; the Center for Career Services; Special Events; and the Center for Leadership and Student Involvement.