Honoring the Class of 2020

A pandemic may have delayed an in-person celebration of the Class of 2020 until next year, but the Colgate community still had a special moment on May 17, 2020.

Conferral of Degrees Ceremony

Sunday, May 17
3 - 4:15 p.m. EST

President Brian W. Casey addresses the Class of 2020, families, and friends, followed by a presentation of the names of each member of the Class of 2020.

Join the University online to cheer, hug those important to us, raise a glass, and reflect upon all that this great class has accomplished these past four years.

Messages from the 25th and 50th Reunion Classes

Alumni from the Class of 1995 and Class of 1970 extend their special message of congratulations to the Class of 2020. Dr. Jim Smith ’70, situates this year's disrupted commencement within Colgate's 200-year history.

From the Classes of 1995 and 1970, who graduated Colgate 25 and 50 years ago
From honorary degree recipient and author of "Becoming Colgate," Jim Smith ’70