New Student Orientation

August 25 - 28, 2024

Welcome new students; we are glad you are here. This is where you will find your guide to orientation and the first few days at Colgate.

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

Scenes from Orientation

We cannot wait to welcome you to campus!