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Parents and Families

From the moment students first step onto campus, Colgate becomes a source of pride for their families.

Parent, Family, and Alumni Events

Immerse yourself in the Colgate spirit from afar while your student is on campus. We host events — lectures, receptions, concerts, and more — all over the country, and we would love to see you there!

Paying Student Bills Online

Students may grant their parents access to their online tuition account, and tuition bills can be paid online. Questions? E-mail us at


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Parents' and Grandparents' Fund

The Colgate Parents' and Grandparents' Fund is a collection of gifts, small and large, that allows the university to exceed expectations while providing an incredible learning experience to America's brightest undergraduates. PARENTS' AND GRANDPARENTS' FUND

Global Leaders Lecture Series

The Kerschner Family Series Global Leaders brings notable speakers to campus each year, expanding Colgate's reputation and our students' access to 21st-century newsmakers. GLOBAL LEADERS LECTURE SERIES


Heather Payne
Assistant Director
The Parents' and Grandparents' Fund