Each year since 1959, Colgate has given area high school students a taste of the college experience. Faculty and administrators teach four sessions, meeting for three classes each, during the academic year.
The university’s mission is to provide a demanding, expansive educational experience to a select group of diverse, talented, intellectually sophisticated students who are capable of challenging themselves, their peers, and their teachers in a setting that brings together living and learning.
The mission of the High School Seminar Program is use Colgate’s resources to benefit the region by introducing area high school students to college-level topics that are not available at their schools and to encourage college attendance by providing them with the opportunity to experience a taste of life on a college campus.
Arrival: Buses unload students at Merrill House at approximately 3:45 p.m.
Classes begin: 4:00 p.m.
Dinner break: 5:00 to 5:45 p.m.
Classes resume: 5:50 until 6:30 p.m.
Departure: 6:30 p.m. Students board buses at campus safety office
Session Dates for 2019-20
Session I: September 25th, October 2nd, October 9th
*make-up October 16th
Session II: October 30th, November 6th, November 13th
*make-up November 20th
Session III: January 29th, February 5th, February 12th
*make-up February 26th
Session IV: March 25th, April 1st, April 15th
*make-up April 22nd