New Student Orientation

Welcome new students; we are glad you are here. This is where you will find your guide to orientation.

What to Expect

New Student Orientation prepares students to begin their college experience. At orientation you will:

  • Get acquainted with their roommates, classmates, and staff of their Residential Commons
  • Develop a sense of home in their residence halls
  • Become familiar with the campus
  • Be welcomed into Colgate’s community of scholars at Founders’ Day Convocation
  • Meet their academic advisers
  • Learn about Colgate’s community expectations

Fall 2023 Orientation Schedule

Each Commons will have its own Orientation schedule available in summer 2023.

Scenes from Orientation

We cannot wait to welcome you to campus!