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

1. Visit Campus

Admitted Student Day Visit Options

Students gathered on the grass on Arrival Day
April 9 and April 13

A full-day look into the Colgate experience. Meet our faculty and administrators, learn about academic offerings, and experience our diverse cultural and special-interest organizations.

the Academic Quad on a sunny day
Weekdays, March 19 - April 30
(except April 9 and April 13)

A weekday morning-visit program. Spend time with current Colgate students in and out of the classroom while their guests learn more about the student experience.


Roof of Colgate Memorial Chapel

March 25 - April 18

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. 


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 2022. Meet alumni and additional members of the Colgate community. 

Thursday, April 5, 2018

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

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


Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Chicago Scholars
247 S. State Street, Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60604


Sunday, April 15, 2018

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Home of Karen and Paul Cascio '83, P'17, '19, '21
1954 Epping Road
Gates Mills, OH 44040


Denver/Rocky Mountain Region
Friday, April 20, 2018

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

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


Fairfield County, Conn.
Sunday, April 8, 2018

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

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


Los Angeles/Southern Calif.
Sunday, April 22, 2018

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

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


New Haven & Hartford, Conn.
Sunday, April 22, 2018

Time: 4:00 p.m.

The Farms Country Club
180 Cheshire Road
Wallingford, CT 06492

For directions, visit

New York City
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Hosted by Neil Torpey '82, P'17, P'20
Office of Paul Hastings LLP
MetLife Building
200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166


Northern New Jersey
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Home of Tom and Sally Thurston '89, P'17, '18
477 Beverly Road
Ridgewood, NJ 07450


Thursday, April 19, 2018

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

Home of Robin and Eric Settle '83, P'13
829 Waverly Road
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010


San Francisco/Northern Calif.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Home of Peter and Mindy Sun P'18
37 Glen Alpine Road
Piedmont, CA 94611



Twin Cities, Minn.
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Home of Lindsay '96 and Lou DiLorenzo, Jr. '97
6 Bridge Lane
Edina, MN 55424


Westchester & Rockland Counties, N.Y.
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Home of Sydney and Robert Kindler '76, P'04, '08, '12, '17, '20
3 Seneca Trail
Harrison, NY 10528


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