• An African American student in a blue zip jacket and chinos draws a diagram on a white board in front of his classmates.
    Colgate experts share insight about majors — and suggestions for supporting your student as they make decisions about their academic focus.
    February 19, 2024
  • Two women, both with long, dark hair, socialize in a West Hall room. One sits on the bed, the other in a chair at the desk next to the bed. The walls are decorated with a Colgate pennant, Happy Birthday banner, and a grid of personal photos.
    Colgate’s residential life staff members share insight and advice on the ins and outs of housing selection to help you in conversations with your student.
    February 16, 2024
  • Illustration of people, book, computer, plants, pie chart, and coin around the words FAFSA and Free Application for Federal Student Aid
    The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is undergoing major changes for 2024–25. Learn more about the upcoming changes in the financial aid application process and how to prepare.
    November 28, 2023
  • Book on lap of person sitting on bed, Jack Russell Terrier lying on legs, teacup at their side
    Tips on helping your student to rest and rejuvenate after a challenging semester
    November 27, 2023
  • Student walking past Hascall Hall in snow
    When severe winter weather strikes, Colgate follows a careful process, managed by the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), for evaluating and determining its impact on day-to-day campus operations. The procedures support a commitment to the safety of community members and their ability to participate in the University’s academic mission. 
    September 28, 2023