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Office of Residential Life

Our goal is to further the educational mission of Colgate by extending student learning and growth into our residential community, promoting a purposeful and inclusive environment through shared expectation.
Students studying at their desks in a first-year suite.

Our Goals

  • We promote healthy, safe, and inclusive communities where individual members are valued and respected.
  • We foster personal growth and success through a purposeful residential experience.
  • We challenge and support students in making meaningful and responsible contributions to society.

Colgate Housing Account

Click here to connect to your Colgate housing account - Residence by Symplicity, where you can access information related to your residential experience.  Students can submit online work orders, late stay or early arrival requests, participate in room selection and all other areas associated with your housing assignment.  

Community Leader Applications

Residential Life is currently seeking applicants for the Community Leader (CL) position for the 2014-2015 academic year.  The CL position is a fulfilling, challenging experience, and provides the opportunity for students to develop leadership skills and to form meaningful relationships, among myriad other benefits. Visit the campus calendar for interest meeting dates or apply below.

Interest Sessions

These sessions are optional, but highly encouraged
  • Wednesday, Jan. 22 - 5:45 p.m., Lawrence Hall 105
  • Tuesday, Jan. 28 - 7:30 p.m., Bunche House

Contact Information

Office of Residential Life
Drake Hall - 13 Oak Dr.
Hamilton, NY 13346
Campus map

Phone: 315-228-7367
E-mail: reslife@colgate.edu
Organizational chart (PDF)

Interested in hosting a social gathering?

Review the updated policy and register your event.

Business Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.