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Congratulations on your acceptance to Colgate!
Here are your next steps:

The information below is intended only for students who have received a formal notification of admission.


1. Visit Campus

Admitted Student Day Visit Options

the Academic Quad on a sunny day

Admitted Student Visit Days

Weekdays, March 25 - April 30

(except April 8 and April 16)

Admitted Student Visit Days are morning-visit programs for admitted students and their guests. The schedule features time for students to meet with Colgate community members in and out of the classroom. Guests will be given their own tour and have the option of attending the morning admission information session or taking advantage of drop-in hours at the Office of Financial Aid. The program concludes with a wrap-up session and optional lunch in the dining hall.

REGISTER: ADMITTED STUDENT VISIT DAYS


Students gathered on the grass on Arrival Day

Experience Colgate

April 8 and April 16

Experience Colgate is a full-day visit program for admitted students and their guests. The schedule features panel discussions with students, faculty, and administrators; a Colgate classroom experience; campus tours; a residential open house; and a campus programs expo. The Office of Financial Aid will also hold drop-in hours to meet with visitors.

REGISTER: EXPERIENCE COLGATE


Memorial Chapel on Colgate's campus at dusk, with pink clouds in the sky

Overnight Hosting

March 31 - April 24

Explore campus for a day and night with a current student. An overnight visit gives you the chance to experience life on the Hill — attend a class, participate in extracurricular activities, eat in a dining hall, and meet with faculty. 

REGISTER: Overnight hosting

Useful Links for Visiting Students


2. Attend a Congratulatory Reception in Your Area

Join us in your area to celebrate your acceptance into the Class of 2023. Meet alumni and additional members of the Colgate community. 
REGISTER


Boston
Thursday, April 4, 2019

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Home of Margaret and Dewey Awad '90
75 Cart Path Road
Weston, MA 02493

Register

Chicago
Saturday, April 13, 2019

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Home of Linda Havlin '72
9 West Walton Street,
Chicago, IL 60610

Hosted by Linda Havlin '72 and Clarissa Shah '10

Register

Denver/Rocky Mountain Region
Friday, April 12, 2019

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Home of Whitney and Kevin Zimmerman '90
4255 South Bellaire Circle
Englewood, CO 80113

Register

Fairfield County, Conn.
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Home of Pamela and Bruce Ferguson '91, P'21
19 Wilson Ridge Road
Darien, CT 06820

Register

Georgia
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Home of Doug Roberto '73
4129 Township Parkway
Sandy Springs, GA 30342

Register

Los Angeles/Southern Calif.
Sunday, April 13, 2019

Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Home of Julia Strickland and Timothy Wahl P'10
2754 McConnell Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Register

New York City
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Hosted by Chris '85 and Nancy King P'17 P'23
New York Athletic Club
180 Central Park S
New York, NY 10019

Important: the NYAC has a dress code. Men are required to wear slacks, dress shoes and a collared shirt, and women are asked to wear a skirt or slacks with a blouse. Jeans, t-shirts, leggings, and sneakers are not allowed.

Register

San Francisco/Northern Calif.
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Home of Daniel Mummery and Frances Nuelle P '21, '23
284 Greenoaks Dr.
Atherton, CA 94027

Register


3. Connect with Others


4. Make Your Deposit

Incoming students may make their deposits online through the applicant portal.

Admitted Student Important Dates

  • May 1: Deposit deadline
  • June 1: Deferred entrance request deadline
  • August 1: Housing assignments released


Resources for Enrolled Students

Students preparing their room on move-in day
New student with his family on move-in day
Student high-fives the Colgate Raider
International flags in Frank Dining Hall


Contact Information

First-year student families
Lindsay Hadlock
Administrative Assistant, Arrival Day Coordinator
International students and families
Office of International Student Services
103 Lathrop Hall 
Transfer student families
Aurelius Henderson
Assistant Dean for Administrative Advising