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Forms – Fall 2014

Leaving for college may feel overwhelming at times. If you lose track of some of your paperwork while working, saying goodbye to friends, and preparing to leave, download a new copy here!

Mailing Schedule and Deadlines

  • Mailing schedule and deadlines
  • Welcome letter
  • Residential Life Letter
  • Class of 2018 pre-orientation programs
  • Medical and health history forms
  • Student insurance forms
  • Student Accounts: First-year packet
  • Residential Life Housing notice (Sent electronically)
  • Course Registration Materials
  • First day orientation schedule
  • letter
  • So This is Colgate
  • Alcohol letter to students
  • Alcohol letter to families
  • Alcohol Policy Newsletter (Sent electronically)
  • – Instructions for students
  • – Instructions for families
  • Information about Points
  • Parent Orientation information
  • Role of Administrative Adviser
  • Final Update - Arrival and Orientation
  • eNewsletter
  • Green Living Program – tips for an environmentally friendly move to college
*Additional forms will be made available for download as information is sent out to the incoming class.

Summer To-Do List

Before you arrive to campus this fall, there are several things that you need to do. We have outlined those tasks and many of the important dates and deadlines for you.



Join the Official Class of 2018 Facebook page and follow Dean Low on Twitter
June 1
Register for a Pre-Orientation Program. Please note space is limited for some programs and reservations will be honored on a first come-first serve basis.
June 4 (deadline for Wilderness Adventure only) 
Read So This is Colgate which is written by a current Colgate student
July 7
Submit photo to Campus Safety for your ‘Gate Card ID card which is essential to your day to day functions on campus. The instructions can be found here. Click here for more information about your Gate Card.
Complete FY housing request form (online). Click here to learn more about your housing options.
July 16
Complete and Submit your Health History Forms
July 16
Wilderness Adventure fee balance and required forms due. Click here for more information.
July 15
Watch your email for your room assignment from Residential Life
July 23
Complete summer reading and assignment
July 30
Tuition bill due
August 4
Order your textbooks for your fall classes online from the Colgate Bookstore and have them waiting for you when you arrive for orientation.
Available in August
Complete, an online alcohol education course required for all incoming students.
August 22
Register for Get Involved @ Colgate where you can quickly and easily find and communicate with an organization or student activity that interests you. Our student groups on campus are accessible via our online student organization network.
August 22
Update your emergency contact information in your student portal account.
August 22
Join your classmates for Arrival Day!
August 23
Pre-order your Class of 2018 photo.

Discounted prices apply until August 25
Attend first day of fall classes
August 28