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Office of Residential Life

Our goal is to further the educational mission of Colgate by extending student learning and growth into our residential community, promoting a purposeful and inclusive environment through shared expectation.
We are dedicated to supporting living arrangements that extend learning beyond the classroom.

Our Goals

  • We promote healthy, safe, and inclusive communities where individual members are valued and respected.
  • We foster personal growth and success through a purposeful residential experience.
  • We challenge and support students in making meaningful and responsible contributions to society.

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Login to your Colgate housing account - Residence by Symplicity, where you can access information related to your residential experience. Students can submit online work orders, late stay or early arrival requests, participate in room selection and all other areas associated with your housing assignment.  

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Community Leader Applications

The CL position is a fulfilling, challenging experience, and provides an opportunity for students to develop leadership skills and to form meaningful relationships. It is a chance to enhance your communication skills, and receive extensive training and personal development. 

To qualify to be a Community Leader one must be in good judicial standing and be a full time matriculated student. We are only interested in those who have a desire to make a difference, and a sincere interest in mentoring other students. 

Information Meetings for those interested in becoming a CL will be held on:

Wednesday, November 18th at 4:30 p.m. at the O'Connor Campus Center
Tuesday, December 1st at 7:00 p.m. in the Curtis Classroom
Thursday, January 21st at 4:30 p.m. at the Alana Multicultural Center
Monday, January 25th at 7:00 p.m. in the Parker Commons

Applications to become a Community Leader for the 2016-2017 year are available now through your Colgate housing account! 

Contact Information

Office of Residential Life
Drake Hall - 13 Oak Dr.
Hamilton, NY 13346
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Phone: 315-228-7367
E-mail: reslife@colgate.edu

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Business Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kerra Hunter

Kerra Hunter

Director of Residential Programs
knhunter@colgate.edu

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Kerra Hunter began working at Colgate in June of 2012. Prior to her role as Director of Residential Programs she served as the Assistant Director of Residential Life for the first year area. In her role as Director, she supervises the Assistant Directors in Residential Life and oversees the group of 65 student staff leaders known as Community Leaders. She earned her M.Ed in Post Secondary Education from Salisbury University where she also served as a Resident Director. Kerra earned her bachelor's degree from Rutgers University where she studied Journalism and Geology. Kerra enjoys dancing, reading and travelling to her native island, Jamaica.
Stacey Millard

Stacey Millard

Director of Residential Housing
smillard@colgate.edu

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Stacey began at Colgate in 2015. In her role as Director of Residential Housing, Stacey oversees housing assignments, residential facilities, and housing selection processes; she is also closely aligned with the Residential Commons program. Stacey’s professional experience consists of more than 5 years in residential life roles at small liberal arts institutions with characteristics similar to Colgate University. One of the most rewarding components of her position, is the opportunity Stacey has to help students find their fit and the place where they feel they most belong at Colgate. She also enjoys the opportunities to collaborate with the Facilities & Capital Projects staffs as we continue to invest in and renovate our residential facilities around campus. Stacey graduated from St. Lawrence University with a B.A. in Sociology and Educational Studies, and the University of Vermont with a M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. Stacey is a native Vermonter, but now calls Chittenango, NY home with her husband, Geoffrey.