Your Colgate Onboarding Experience

Beginning in mid-May, you will receive emails with opportunities to engage with community members, as well as prompts, links, and reminders  — all designed to prepare you for a successful transition to college life.

If you are a transfer student arriving in January, you can expect to start receiving emails  at the end of December which will be helpful in your transition to Colgate.


Social Media Announcements

You’ve made your decision. Now tell the world! Use the hashtags #ColgateBound or #Colgate2028 in your post or videos to show your pride. 

Instagram Stickers

Customize your Instagram Story with Colgate-themed stickers.
Open Instagram app > take or select an image to add to your story > click on the sticker button on the top of your Story screen > select the GIF button and search “Colgate University” to find the collection.

colgate hat

Shareable Graphics

Download and share these graphics on any of your social media channels.


#colgatebound on maroon
#colgatebound on chapel photo


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Proud of my Colgate University student

Proud of my Colgate University Student
Proud of my Colgate University Student over a photo of the chapel


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Social Media

Colgate's Social Media

Colgate in 13 seconds

The number 13 is considered lucky at Colgate. Browse a few of our favorite 13 second videos.  


The Colgate Classroom


Spring on the Quad




Willow Path


Autumn at Colgate


The Academic Quad