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Congratulations on your acceptance to Colgate!
Here are your next steps:


1. Visit Campus

Admitted Student Visit Options

Students gathered on the grass on Arrival Day
April 8 and April 16

A full-day look into the Colgate experience. Meet our students, faculty, and administrators; learn about academic opportunities and our campus community. The schedule features panel discussions, tours, a Colgate classroom experience, a residential open house, and a campus programs expo. The Office of Financial Aid also holds drop-in hours.

Registration for Experience Colgate and Admitted Student Visit Days will open mid-March.
the Academic Quad on a sunny day
Weekdays, March 25 - April 30
(except April 8 and April 16)

This morning-visit program offers you the opportunity to spend time with current Colgate community members, in and out of the classroom. You will have a classroom experience and tour campus with a Colgate student, and your guests have the option of attending the morning admission information session or taking advantage of drop-in hours at the Office of Financial Aid. The program concludes with a wrap-up session and optional lunch in Frank Dining Hall. 

Useful Links for Visiting Students





2. Connect with Others



3. Make Your Deposit

Incoming students may make their deposits online through the applicant portal.

Admitted Student Important Dates

  • May 1: Deposit deadline
  • June 1: Deferred entrance request deadline
  • August 1: Housing assignments released


Resources for Enrolled Students

Students preparing their room on move-in day
New student with his family on move-in day
Student high-fives the Colgate Raider
International flags in Frank Dining Hall


Contact Information

First-year student families
Lindsay Hadlock
Administrative Assistant, Arrival Day Coordinator
International students and families
Office of International Student Services
103 Lathrop Hall 
Transfer student families
Aurelius Henderson
Assistant Dean for Administrative Advising