Students in the Department of Music are encouraged to enrich their education with learning and performing opportunities off campus.

University chorus and chamber singers explore Prague as part of a European tour.

Colgate Semester Programs

Our off-campus study office offers full-semester off-campus study opportunities all over the world. In these programs, you will travel, live, and study with your Colgate classmates and a Colgate faculty adviser whilst simultaneously immersing yourself in the culture of your temporary home.


While students are free to explore any off-campus study opportunity, the Venice study group may be of particular interest to music students.

Off-Campus Performances

Students participating in one of Colgate’s music groups may have the opportunity to travel off campus as part of a performing tour. Students in these groups should speak to their group’s coordinator for more information.