Alumni Travel Series

Travel with Colgate faculty and fellow Colgate alumni to see the world while continuing the habits of lifelong learning.

Learning for a Lifetime

The Office of Alumni Relations' Intellectual Engagement programming is inspired by our academic program and features Colgate faculty members. These events engage alumni, family, and friends through active learning opportunities, including lectures, guided tours, and workshops.

Upcoming Trips

Florence, Italy

October 15–22, 2022

Join Mary Ann Calo, Batza Professor, Emerita and Renaissance art historian Elaine Ruffolo in an exploration of medieval piazzas, Renaissance masterpieces, and modern art. Travelers will enjoy private guided tours and visits to hidden local gems, while experiencing the art and culture of Florence.

About the Florence trip


March 10–14, 2023

Join us for a long weekend getaway to Reykjavik with a Colgate faculty expert. Enjoy hot springs, the aurora, and museums in this beautiful area.

Galapagos Islands

July 4–11, 2023

This 8-day trip to this magical destination with guided tours and plenty of opportunities to cruise through the archipelago and enjoy the fascinating array of wildlife.

Island Life in Ancient Greece

October 17–25, 2023

A nine-day journey cruising along Athens, Greece aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship.


Previous Trips