The 2018-2019 academic year marks the beginning of Colgate University's third century. We are exploring our past, telling stories from our history and collecting your Colgate memories. We'll celebrate with exciting and enriching events over the year, and take our first steps into Colgate's bright, bold future. Join us.
Colgate at 200 Years Explore Colgate History Share Your Stories
Following a $10 million gift from Gretchen ’81 and Steve ’80 Burke P’11,’20, and another $10 million gift from an anonymous donor, Colgate will be opening two new residence halls to students this fall:
About Burke Hall About Jane Pinchin Hall
Colgate University celebrated its 198th commencement with the Class of 2019 on Sunday, May 19.
Graduates Encouraged to Find Strength Through Love Commencement Address by U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado '99 That’s a Wrap: Colgate Graduates First Class of Film and Media Studies Majors
Colgate students are frequently awarded the most competitive research fellowships, scholarships, and grants to pursue their academic passions. This year's grantees include: (front row, from left) Elizabeth Gonzales ’19, Oneida Shushe ’19, Alina Sabyr ’19, (back row) Jennifer Lundt ’19, Jacob Watts ’21, Scott Adler ’19, William Rosencrans ’19
Alina Sabyr ’19 Receives Watson Fellowship Elizabeth Gonzalez ’19 Studies Chinese Culture through Gilman Scholarship Office of National Fellowships and Scholarships On-Campus Summer Research
Colgate is ranked number one among baccalaureate institutions for student participation in semester-long off-campus study opportunities, according to the newest Open Doors report by the Institute of International Education (IIE) with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
A leader in off-campus study Study group information
News from Off-Campus Study In video: Students experiences abroad
Colgate meets 100% of the demonstrated need of all admitted students. The average debt of a Colgate graduate is $16,000, far below the national average of $28,400.
Learn More About Financial Aid Colgate Joins Coalition For Access, Affordability, And Success Photos: In The Classroom
With more than 200 clubs and student organizations, there’s always something to do on campus, and there’s support to help build new organizations should you have a new idea in mind.
Find A Club Center For Leadership And Student Involvement Recreational Sports
Learning inside and outside the classroom is enhanced by the embrace of diverse opinions, religions, and cultures. At Colgate, students live, learn, and grow. Together.
Colgate celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. from Jan. 21-Feb. 1 Mosaic connects Colgate's multicultural alumni community Diversity And Inclusion LGBTQ Community
Incoming first-year students have the opportunity to participate in a number of pre-orientation programs. Seven dynamic offerings are available for enrolled students to join.
Pre-Orientation Overview New student information First-Year FAQ In video: Moonlit Canoe
Nationally-recognized Career Services support, steadfast alumni involvement, and opportunities for entrepreneurial experience help Colgate students enter the workforce with confidence and poise, ready for careers of their choosing.
SophoMORE Connections links students with alumni, career opportunities Thought Into Action Colgate Entrepreneurs Startup Success Support On Campus And Beyond
On Earth Day 2019, Colgate became the first institution of higher education in the state of New York to achieve full carbon neutrality. Learn more about our commitment to a sustainable future.
Office Of Sustainability Sustainability News In Video: Going Green
Colgate students learn directly from professors in small classes, with no classes taught by teaching assistants. Professors at Colgate are consistently on the cutting edge of their fields, while their doors remain open to students.
Recent academic updates Stories of faculty research Professor Jenna Reinbold receives top award for book on political myth Learn more about our faculty
Students explore foundational works and ideas to prepare for a lifetime of success in any field — even those that do not yet exist.
About The Core Division Of Arts And Humanities Look Inside Our Classrooms Colgate at 200 Years
In a season featuring Colgate's most victories, most Patriot League victories, and first NCAA tournament appearance in 23 years, #15 Colgate men's basketball gave #2 Tennessee an upset scare right to the end.
A League Championship 23 Years in the Making Colgate Stacks Three Major Patriot League Major Awards In Pictures: Colgate's Dramatic Championship Win
Robert H. N. Ho's longstanding commitment to enriching scientific endeavor and the study and understanding of Chinese culture at Colgate ranks him among the university's most generous alumni. His $15 million donation to establish the Robert Hung Ngai Ho Mind, Brain, and Behavior Initiative is the latest addition to his legacy.
Read "A Wellspring of Support"
The no-loan initiative eliminates federal loans from financial aid offers for all current and incoming students with a total family income of up to $125,000, starting in the Fall of 2020.
No-Loan Initiative details The Third-Century Plan
Colgate is known for its intellectual rigor, world-class professors, campus of stunning beauty, and alumni famously loyal to their alma mater.
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A distinctive institution of national reputation, Colgate seeks to pursue its mission at an even higher level. The Third-Century Plan is a long-term framework for that quest.
Colgate Launches Third-Century Plan Read the Full Plan President Brian W. Casey Presents Colgate’s Third-Century Plan