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IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT EMAIL FOR APRIL 7 CHAT

On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, about 1,000 people received an email inviting them to an online chat for accepted students. The only recipients of that email were people who had previously participated in one or more online chats with Colgate, via PrepTalk, our online chat vendor.

That email was sent in error. We regret this mistake, and understand that the message may have caused confusion at the very least.

Colgate has not yet notified regular decision applicants of admission decisions. On March 24 we will send admission decisions via U.S. postal mail or courier to domestic addresses. Also on March 24, we will send decisions via global courier or email to applicants with non-U.S. mailing addresses.

Please know that we deeply regret this error. We take the contents of your application, and the application process, very seriously.

If you are an applicant for the Class of 2019 and you have questions, please feel free to contact your regional dean, whose contact information is listed here.



Admission Decision Information

Decisions will be sent on Tuesday, March 24. Applicants with domestic addresses will have their decisions sent via U.S. postal mail or a courier delivery service. Applicants with non-U.S. mailing addresses will have their decisions sent via a global courier delivery service or e-mail.

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Want to know more about Colgate University? Join current students and members of the Office of Admission staff in an online chat on Wednesday, March 25 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EST.

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