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Make the most of your return to campus by enjoying the many exciting events offered all weekend long with your classmates and friends.
Check back often - details will be added as the weekend comes together and registration will open in August!

Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 17

5:45 p.m. - Free BBQ
Academic quad in front of Memorial Chapel

7:00 p.m. - Emerging Leaders keynote featuring Adonal Foyle '98

Friday, September 18
10:30 a.m.
 - Mock interviews*
Spear House

11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
- Welcome Center open at Donovan’s Pub 

11:30 a.m.
 - Mock interviews*
Spear House

1:30 p.m. - Career Connections: Conversations with Colgate Leaders*
A networking luncheon reception powered by Colgate Professional Networks
Hall of Presidents (James C. Colgate Student Union)
E-mail questions to jarnault@colgate.edu

3:15 p.m. - Mock interviews*
Spear House

TBD - Gatestock
Whitnall Field

7:00 p.m. - Men’s Soccer v. Air Force
Beyer-Small ‘76 Field

7:30 p.m. - Bonfire and Pep Rally
Whitnall Field

Additional details forthcoming

*Invitation only

Saturday, September 19

10:00 a.m.-Football Halftime - Welcome Center Open

10:00 a.m. Homecoming Tailgate

1:00 p.m. - Football v. Yale
Crown Field at Andy Kerr Stadium

4:00 p.m. - Men's Rugby v. Binghamton University

4:30 p.m. - Women's Soccer v. American
Beyer-Small '76 Field

Additional details forthcoming

Tailgate Activities

Additional details forthcoming


Additional Activities

6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
- Fitness Center hours

11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. and 7:00-8:00 p.m. Open Swim
Lineberry Pool

3:00—6:00 p.m. - Angert Rock Wall
Huntington Gym

7:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
- Fitness Center hours

8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Village of Hamilton Farmers’ Market
Village Green

10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Hamilton Chocolate Festival

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Raider Kid Zone
Raider bounce house, giveaways, games, face painting

3:00-6:00 p.m. - Angert Rock Wall
Huntington Gym

Noon-3:00 p.m. - Open swim
Lineberry Pool

9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
- Fitness Center hours

Noon-3:00 p.m. - Open swim
Lineberry Pool

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Check here for a list of area accommodations or check out hamiltonnyhomes.com to view short-term rentals. 

Have a tent or an RV? Camp out in Raider Park on Whitnall Field for FREE! View the Raider Park Agreement and indicate your plan to camp when you register! Be sure to check in at the Welcome Center when you arrive on campus to sign the agreement and receive your site assignment!

Take a look at this fun website that will help enhance your visit to Colgate and the Village of Hamilton!

Internet Access

Alumni can access Colgate wifi by connecting to "ColgateGuest" SSID.

Homecoming Weekend is a collaborative Colgate University signature weekend sponsored by: the Office of Alumni Relations; the Annual Fund; the Athletics Department; the Presidents' Club; the Center for Career Services; Special Events; and the Center for Leadership and Student Involvement.