Residential Life

  • A winter scenic of Colgate University
    Soon, with an exact date dependent on mother nature’s ice-making schedule, the local community will have the opportunity to glide on Whitnall Field thanks to a brand new outdoor skating rink affectionately dubbed, #gateskates.
    January 28, 2020
  • Niki Keating (left) and Dawn LaFrance chat in one of the group therapy spaces in Conant House. 
    Colgate’s Counseling and Psychological Services offered three weekly group therapy sessions three years ago.  Today, university counselors manage 10 to 12 group therapy sessions a week. In the 2018–19 school year, the counseling center provided services to 706 students, 7.4-percent increase compared to 2017–18.
    August 5, 2019
  • Trees along willow path with their trunks wrapped in lights
    What activates your inner nerd? President Brian W. Casey is a self-confessed campus architecture nerd. Casey presented on his obsession during Brown Commons’s inaugural Nerd Nite lecture, “Set in Stone: The Role Architecture Plays in Institutions of Higher Education.” Surrounded by a group of professors, students, and members of the Hamilton community, Casey made a […]
    April 5, 2018
  • Architect's sketch of Benton Hall
    This spring, Colgate University is beginning new construction designed to enhance the student experience in two key areas: the residential living-learning environment and career development. “Our buildings play a significant role in how students live and learn at Colgate,” said President Brian W. Casey. “These magnificent new additions will contribute greatly to the ways in […]
    February 3, 2017
  • On Saturday, April 2, members of the Colgate community officially celebrated the naming of the university’s first residential commons for Diane Ciccone ’74. Hailing from Skaneateles and Bridgewater, N.Y., Ciccone was one of 13 women of color to enter Colgate University in 1970 — the university’s first year of coeducation. She began her 40-year legal […]
    April 8, 2016
  • Students and faculty in a group portrait
    As spring break approaches, the fall seems like a very long time ago. For members of the five Sophomore Residential Seminars (SRS), this is especially true, since the intensive learning, community-building, and travel experiences of the first semester have given way to a comparatively quiet second semester. SRS remains present in our everyday lives, however, […]
    March 11, 2016