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Incoming Transfer Students

Everything you need for an easy transition to your new home at Colgate.

Key Information

James B. Colgate Hall
Everything you need to know, from payment options, to tuition refund insurance, to 'Gate cash.

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Full-time students must have activate their Colgate Student Health Insurance or file a waiver by providing proof of sufficient private coverage by August 1, 2018.


More Resources

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Academic calendar
The Academic Calendar lists the key dates for orientation, drop/add, school breaks, and more — years in advance. ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Study materials
InfoShare: Access to records
Colgate's InfoShare system allows students to grant access to otherwise protected records for trusted individuals like parents and family members. InfoShare can open up access to resources like academic transcripts (unofficial), financial aid award information, course schedules, financial and academic holds, and more. MORE ABOUT INFOSHARE
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'Gate Way
A self-paced online resource about transitioning to the Colgate community, including insider tips from students and faculty. 'Gate Way
Sustainability at Colgate
We are passionate about the environment, and have committed to carbon neutrality on our campus by 2019. Help us uphold that commitment. Colgate Sustainability.
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Academic Support and Disability Services
Colgate's Office of Academic Support and Disability Services is prepared to assist you with making a smooth transition to college and can continue to serve as a resource throughout your college career, while also respecting your desire to become independent and autonomous. ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND
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Clubs and organizations
Get Involved is like Colgate's permanent online activities fair. Start finding your favorite clubs now! GET INVOLVED
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Colgate Bookstore
The bookstore is located in the heart of downtown Hamilton, and is your one-stop shop for class and dorm materials.
Living on Campus
Incoming students may need a lot of supplies for their rooms. Use these links to make the process easier for you:
Learn more about the housing options at Colgate and the university's innovative living-learning programs.

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Internship and Career Resources
Self-understanding is the foundation on which you will build your future! Complete the CareerBeam "Quick Profile" (log in using your Colgate ID and password) for insight into how your interests, personality, values, skills, and abilities connect to internship, academic, and extracurricular choices. You can access your report immediately, and we’ll help you to unpack the results further during the first few weeks of school.


Contact Aurelius Henderson, assistant dean for administrative advising:

: 315-228-7368