Reunion

Reunion 2023

We look forward to welcoming back alumni and families for Reunion 2023. Please see below for information regarding the weekend, and check back for updates as June approaches.

    June 1–4, 2023

    We will welcome back alumni celebrating their 5th-75th reunions (classes of 1948-2018). We will also celebrate some groups with milestone anniversaries, including Phi Delta Theta, women's athletics, LGBTQ+ Initiatives, OUS, and the Harlem Renaissance Center. Registration closes May 15, 2023. Guests may walk in to register starting on Thursday, June 1 at 8:00 a.m.

    Highlights Include:

    • Updates about the University today and Colgate’s Third-Century Plan
    • Reunion college sessions with faculty, peers, and staff
    • A traditional torchlight procession
    • Special class dinners with classmates and peers
    • Friday night entertainment on Whitnall Field
    • Saturday night entertainment featuring Atomic Funk Project

    Registration Options:

    Registration opens for the class of 1973 on October 13. Registration will open for all other guests on February 1.
     

    Colgate Reunion Shotgun Event
    Friday, June 2 | 1:00p.m.

    • Course reserved for alumni and guests
    • Pre-registration required; link forthcoming
    • Shotgun limited to first 120 who register
    • Payment required at time of registration
    • Register by yourself or with multiple groups/players.  Pairings will be created by the golf shop for singles, twosomes, or threesomes when applicable
    • Carts will be mandatory to facilitate play
    • Competitive events will take place on the course throughout the day.
    • Limited number of Friday morning tee times will be available as well

    Frequently Asked Questions

    All alumni are welcome to return for reunion. We will be celebrating those with class years ending in 3 and 8. We will also honor our 50th reunion class, the class of 1973. 

    Colgate staff members are working with volunteers from each class to plan special programming to honor these anniversaries. If you'd like to be involved in your class planning efforts, please contact alumni@colgate.edu.

    We will celebrate a number of special anniversaries at Reunion 2023, including: the 105th anniversary of Phi Delta Theta, 50 years of women's athletics, the 55th anniversary of OUS, 40 years of the Harlem Renaissance Center, and 20 years of LGBTQ+ Initiatives.

    Early bird pricing ends on Thursday, April 13. Registration closes on Monday, May 15.

    Campus Housing

    Campus housing will be available as part of the reunion registration form. If you have any questions about on-campus housing, please call Shelby Doyle at 315-228-7700. Please note, we have limited on-campus housing available for reunion and will likely be starting a waitlist as the weekend approaches.

     

    Off-Campus Housing

    You may express interest in local hotel accommodations via the form below. Please note that filling out the form does not guarantee housing. 

    Hotel Interest Form for June 1–4, 2023 Weekend (link forthcoming)

    Other off-campus accommodations, such as local house rentals, must be secured independently. A non-exhaustive list of area B&Bs and other local rentals can be found here, and many residents may list on Airbnb. (Please do not call the Colgate Inn or Hotel One75 directly. Completing the appropriate form linked above is the mechanism by which to be considered for a room at one of those hotels).

    We expect to be able to accommodate a limited number of RVs for each Reunion weekend. Site reservations will be accepted through reunion registration.

    Please note that RV parking will be assigned in the General Use Lot (near Tyler's Field, behind Community Memorial Hospital) and no hookups will be provided. RV parking will be restricted to assigned locations only in order to ensure adequate parking for regular sized vehicles throughout campus.

    Email alumni@colgate.edu to become involved in your class’s reunion planning efforts.

    Reunion Refund Policy
    Colgate's Reunion fees cover costs associated with registration, housing, meals, programming, and more. Refunds can be accommodated up to May 15, 2023 less a non-refundable $15 processing fee. The $15 processing fee will apply to all cancellations; this fee offsets costs the Office of Alumni Relations incurs each time a monetary transaction is processed. Changes to registration options will not incur a $15 processing fee.

    Refunds requested after May 15 will not be considered until after Reunion. As registration fees are applied to associated event costs, full refunds cannot be guaranteed but health and safety will be taken into consideration. Any refunds approved after Reunion remain subject to the aforementioned non-refundable deductions, as well as additional fees.

    Reunion Cancellation

    As with all of the University’s public-health guidelines, Colgate will continue to monitor the national, state, and local COVID-19 situation, and thus health and safety guidelines remain subject to changes as needed. In the event that Reunion must be postponed, Colgate will offer refunds to those registered. 

    Yes, on-demand shuttle service can be booked through First Transit for trips between campus and Syracuse or Utica. 

    If you have any questions, please contact alumni@colgate.edu.

    We will provide information on childcare options as the weekend approaches.

    We will be sending out a link to the attendee list in your confirmation email. Please contact us at alumni@colgate.edu if you are registered and would like to see the list of registrants.