Tuition Free Week Did you know that tuition only covers about 2/3 of what it actually costs to attend Colgate? Tuition Free Week is the point in the semester where your tuition money ‘runs out’ and gifts from Alumni, Parents, Friends, and Students start to fund your education.
Without the support of Colgate Alumni many of your favorite Colgate opportunities would not be available to you. In order to make your Colgate education possible alumni, parents, friends, and students give over $29 million to Colgate each year! Help us celebrate Tuition Free Week by stopping by one of our events below.
Happy Tuition Free Week!
Events Sunday, March 30, 6:00 p.m., Batza Room, Thank-a-thon
Kick off Tuition Free Week by helping us thank our alumni for their gifts to the university. Stop by the Batza Room starting at 6:00 p.m. to write a few thank you cards and get dinner from Royal Indian Grill. Quantities are limited so dinner is provided on a first come first serve basis.
Monday, March 31, 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., Coffee on the Quad
The Undergraduate Philanthropy Council and Senior Class Gift will be giving out free Coffee and Munchkins on the quad. Visit our table in front of Lawrence between 10:00-10:30 a.m. and 11:00-11:30 a.m. and in front of the Coop between 11:00-11:30 a.m. for a Monday morning pick me up.
Tuesday, April 1, 8:00 p.m., Colgate Inn, Senior Trivia Night
Tuesday, April 1, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Coop, Mind the Gap Cookies
Stop by our table in the Coop from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to receive a free ‘Mind the Gap Cookie’ and learn more about Tuition Free Week.
Wednesday, April 2, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Coop, Thank-a-thon
Help us thank our alumni once again by visiting our Thank-a-thon table in the Coop from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For each thank you note you write, you will be entered to win a Barge, Hamilton Eatery, Rusch’s, or Yogate gift card.
Thursday, April 3, 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Coop, Thank-a-thon
Join us for our final Thank-a-thon of the week in the Coop from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. You will again have the opportunity to enter to win a Barge, Hamilton Eatery, Rusch’s or Yogate gift card.
Thursday, April 3, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., Frank, ‘Thanks’giving
To end our celebration of Tuition Free Week ‘Thanks’giving dinner will be served in Frank from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Take a Tuition Free Week quiz while you enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, and be entered to win a Barge, Hamilton Eatery, Rusch’s or Yogate gift card.