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Family Weekend

Every fall, parents and families visit campus to get a firsthand look at the people, programs and places that have become home to their students. The weekend provides opportunities to attend classes, performances and athletic events.

Family Weekend 2017

Family Weekend 2017 is scheduled for Friday, October 27 – Sunday, October 29.
Colgate rolls out the maroon carpet for families and friends during Family Weekend.


For more information, questions, or comments about Family Weekend, please contact

Special Needs

Visitors with special needs or requests can make arrangements for Family Weekend by writing ahead to

Future Dates

Dates are subject to change.

October 2017
Friday, October 27 – Sunday, October 29

September 2018
Friday, September 21 – Sunday, September 23

September 2019
Friday, September 27 – Sunday, September 29

Family Weekend 2018

Family Weekend 2018 is now scheduled for Friday, September 21 – Sunday, September 23. Moving the program to this date will allow us to provide families with additional engagement opportunities as we look to facilitate a deeper connection with the university.