Welcome New Students



You have taken the first step in a lifelong journey of exploration and discovery. As you enter a living and learning community that challenges and supports its students and faculty, prepare to form bonds of friendship, respect, and trust.

Your next steps as a Colgate student

Set up your Colgate account

Your Colgate account will take the place of your applicant portal, functioning as your hub of information as a new Colgate student. Through your account, you can access your student email account, as well as information on pre-orientation, orientation, housing, and registration. To establish your account, please visit our Accounts Page and follow the directions for setting up your account for the first time. You will need the information sent to you after depositing.

Accounts Page

Access your New Student Checklist

Refer to your New Student Checklist to guide you through important dates and deadlines this summer. 

New Student Checklist 

Connect and engage

Colgate will offer virtual engagement opportunities designed to welcome new students to the University community.  Participate in webinars, join the Class of 2025 Facebook page, browse videos, and check your email weekly for upcoming events.

Virtual Engagement Opportunities


Celebrate your commitment to Colgate on social media with Colgate digital swag. You've made your decision. Now tell the world! Use the hashtags #Colgate2025 or #ColgateBound in your post or videos to show your pride.

Colgate digital swag

Contact Information

First-year Students

Lindsay Hadlock
Administrative Assistant, Arrival Day Coordinator

International Students

Office of International Student Services

Transfer Students

Aurelius Henderson
Assistant Dean for Administrative Advising