In accordance with New York State and Village of Hamilton fire/life safety codes, permits are required for all tents and membrane structures in excess of 200 square feet and canopies in excess of 400 square feet.


All permits for tents to be used on Colgate University property must be obtained through Emergency Management via the online request form below. Events with multiple tents only require the submission of one request form. You will be contacted to provide additional tent information.

The form must be submitted at least 7 business days prior to the event date. Please note that the form will only be visible when logged into your Colgate University Google account.