The Wellness Passport program allows students to earn credit toward the physical education requirement by attending a variety of qualifying health and wellness-related classes, workshops, and events.

Program Overview

Students will have the opportunity to attend a wide variety of classes, workshops and events that encompass the eight dimensions of wellness. To earn a physical education credit, students must:

Students snowshoe on Colgate campus trails
Participating in a series of programs like Backyard Adventures, which includes a variety of activities like snowshoeing the campus trails, can earn credit toward graduation.
  • Register Online for the Wellness Passport.
  • Accumulate 10-hours of participation over the course of one semester
  • Attend any combination of qualifying classes, workshops and trainings. Only those events below on the Wellness Passport Events calendar  or listed on the self-paced, on-demand options qualify.
  • Promptly and properly document their attendance at these events. If attendance is not properly documented, the student may not receive credit/hours toward a PHED credit.

Documenting Participation

Approved classes will feature logins where students must record their attendance. If you are unsure how to document your attendance, ask the class instructor for assistance.  Specific instructions for virtual options will be noted.

You may verify your participation hours on by checking the events for the current semester on your involvement record (note: events from previous semesters are included on this list). Select your user drawer (upper right photo/ initial) to access your record.

Any questions or issues should be directed to

    Qualifying Classes, Workshops, and Trainings

    Fall 2020 Semester

    For the for the Fall 2020 semester, a special and continually updated series of virtual and in person Wellness Passport activities is being offered.

    Remote Synchronous (Live) Options

    The passport calendar on this page lists options for synchronous (live) events.

    Remote Asynchronous Options

    View self-paced, on-demand options