First-Year and Transfer Student Orientation Schedule Skip Navigation


Welcome new students; we are glad you're here. This is where you will find your guide to orientation.
Members of the Class of 2018 arrive at Colgate University.

Orientation Schedule

Welcome to Colgate University. You are beginning one of the most important chapters in your life as you join this community and become part of a great university. We are all excited to join you as you begin your studies, engage in new activities, and prepare for lives of promise and purpose as Colgate graduates.

Download the Campus App

On-the-go information for Orientation and resources for your time on and off campus.

  • Complete Orientation schedule and map of event locations
  • Water bottle refill stations
  • Real-time GPS tracking of Cruiser buses
  • Calendar of events
  • Dining locations, hours, and menus
  • Searchable campus directory
  • Moodle and portal access
  • Campus webcams
  • Latest Colgate news
  • Operating hours for libraries, recreational facilities
  • Raiders sports news, schedules, and scores
iPhone showing the Campus app displaying the Class of 2020 Orientation module.

Link Staff

Members of the student Link staff serve as mentors and provide a positive introduction for all new students and their families. We will share their contact information during the summer prior to arrival.

Please contact Lindsay Hadlock with any questions at