Arriving and Departing Reunion

Information regarding checking in and checking out during Colgate's Reunion Weekend.

To/From Regional Airports, Bus Stations, and Train Stations

Campus visitors can book rides on their own through the On-Demand Shuttle Service to the Syracuse airport, Utica train station, and other locations. Please note that weekend trips must be requested by noon on Thursday, and all weekday trips must be booked at least 24 hours in advance. 

Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft now operate in upstate New York.

Bus Service from Major Cities

The Coach USA ShortLine Bus offers daily service to Hamilton, N.Y., from a variety of locations, including New York City.

Reunion Headquarters: Donovan’s Pub, James C. Colgate Student Union

Make Reunion Headquarters your first stop on campus: pick up your registration materials, on-campus housing information and keys, see who is attending from your class, and more. Staff members are on hand all weekend to help meet your needs and answer questions.


  • Open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
  • Open Sunday from 8:00 a.m.–noon

Available in Reunion Headquarters

  • Registration desk
  • List of local babysitters
  • Lost and found box
  • Message board
  • Souvenir room
  • Room key return
  • Infant care center

All Reunion attendees staying on campus must return room keys before departing campus.

Friday and Saturday

Return keys between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. at Reunion Headquarters.


Return keys between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon at Reunion Headquarters or to any of the drop boxes on campus.

Drop Boxes

Keys may be deposited in the key drop boxes located at: James C. Colgate Student Union (inside the front middle door), East Hall, Parker Commons, Townhouses, Drake Hall, and Persson Hall (outside, near the road). In order to get credit for returning your keys, please place key(s) in an envelope with your name and phone number.

Failure to return keys prior to departing campus will result in a $150 locksmith charge. Keys must be returned before noon on Sunday and cannot be mailed back to campus. If you have any questions, please call 315-228-7433.

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