At Colgate, life and learning transcend disciplines, cultures, and classrooms. Our student engagement division supports a vibrant community where students can explore their interests, identities, and passions.


A group of students and employees attend a Social Justice Summit session

ALANA Cultural Center

Colgate’s Africana, Latin, Asian, and Native American (ALANA) Cultural Center serves as a learning place, social space, and focal point where Colgate students, faculty, and staff gather to learn about multicultural heritages, struggles, and accomplishments. 

Learn more about ALANA

Two students volunteer at animal shelter

Max A. Shacknai Center for Outreach, Volunteerism, and Education (COVE)

(COVE) fosters a commitment to social responsibility and engagement through mutually beneficial, community-centered partnerships.

Learn more about COVE

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Fraternity and Sorority Advising

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Advising supports the development of fraternity and sorority organizations and their members on campus.

Learn more about Fraternities and Sororities

LGBTQ+ Pride march

LGBTQ+ Initiatives & Community

Colgate strives to build a sense of belonging and provide support to everyone through educational programs, community-building initiatives and advocacy for LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty.

Learn more about the LGBTQ+ Community

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Office of the Chaplains

The Office of the Chaplains support religious life at Colgate, and provides the Colgate community with a dynamic, friendly, and supportive place in which to seek answers to life’s biggest questions.

Learn more about religious life at Colgate

Students performing at Dancefest

Office of Student Involvement (OSI)

The Office of Student Involvement (OSI) advises student groups and their leaders in planning the year's educational and social events, facilitates collaboration, and promotes student leadership and skills development.

Learn more about student life