Celebrate Colgate Day on Friday, December 13

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For many, Friday the 13th is a day to be feared, but for Colgate alumni, students, employees, families, and friends, it’s a day to celebrate their association with this great institution. 
Here are a few ways you can celebrate.

Colgate Day is a worldwide celebration that takes place every Friday the 13th. It’s a day to gather with Colgate friends and show your pride for the University, to wear maroon, and to show your love on social media. We celebrate our Colgate spirit and our connection with Colgate people spread all across the globe. 

  • Share pics of you or your family wearing Colgate gear with the hashtag #colgateday on your preferred social media platform.
  • Parents and family members are welcome to attend one of the Colgate Day events being held around the country.
  • As the 2019 Bicentennial comes to a close, learn a bit about the University’s tradition of lucky 13 and its history at 200.colgate.edu.
  • Enjoy 13% off sitewide at colgatebookstore.com.