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Visit Colgate

Visit Colgate and experience a campus alive with academic excellence, ground-breaking research, and a student body in perpetual motion. If you cannot make it to campus, try our virtual tour.
Scenic picture of Willow Path.

Visit Options

REGISTERRegistrations are encouraged but not required for information sessions and campus tours. Explore visit options below, or plan a trip at a time most convenient for you.
Information Session
Join an admission officer and a current student in discussing the Colgate experience.

Registrations are encouraged.
Campus Tour
The campus tour is a student-led walking tour which provides visitors with an inside look at the Colgate campus.

Registrations are encouraged.
Overnight Visits
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.

Overnight visits will be available for regular decision applicants on select Thursday and Sunday evenings in February. Availability is limited. Registration will open mid-January.
Class Visits
Join first-year and sophomore students in one of our core curriculum classes or another course of your choosing. A list of classes is available in the Office of Admission at registration.
​Start your Saturday morning with an information session led by an admission officer and a current student. Following the information session, student-led campus tours will give you an inside look into student life at Colgate.

Registration for Saturday programs begins at 9:30 a.m. The information session begins at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended.
  • September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • October 6, 13, 20, 27
  • November 3, 10, 17
  • December 1
Informational interviews with a senior admission intern, Colgate alumnus, or an admission officer allow you to learn more about Colgate in a one-on-one setting. This is not a formal assessment that affects the outcome of an application to Colgate; we want to hear about your interests and goals and to answer your questions about academic and student life.

Interviews are available from May of a student's junior year through December of a student's senior year. Students may not interview multiple times.

We offer three ways to interview: on campus, regionally with an alumnus, or virtually. Virtual interviews are reserved for students who cannot make it to campus and who do not have the ability to meet for an alumni interview, such as international students or students in rural locations. If you are visiting campus, or live in an area where you can sit for an interview with an alumnus, we ask that you do not register for a virtual interview. Email your regional admission officer to determine if an alumni interview is available in your area.

Regardless of how your choose to interview, please register at least two weeks in advance to ensure availability.
Group Visits
We welcome your group to Colgate’s campus throughout the year. Please use this form to schedule your visit.
Colgate's Office of Admission will be closed from December 22-26 and December 29-January 1. Please note, the Office of Admission will be open for visitors on Thursday December 27 and Friday, December 28. The university will re-open on Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00 a.m.

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