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Family Weekend

Save the date and plan to join us October 28-30, 2016.
Join other parents and families for a special weekend on campus.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS DOWNLOAD SCHEDULEEvery fall, parents and families visit campus to get a firsthand look at the people, programs and places that have become home to their students. The weekend provides opportunities to attend classes, performances and athletic events.e

Weekend Highlights

Thursday, October 27

Colgate Leaders: An Evening with Lauren Schmetterling '10 and David Lloyd '83
7:30 p.m. | Colgate Memorial Chapel
Sponsored by the Colgate Presidents' Club. Lauren Schmetterling '10, Olympic gold medalist in rowing will be interviewed by ESPN anchor David Lloyd '83

Friday, October 28

Family Weekend Headquarters
8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. | The Parents' and Grandparents' Fund Offices, 10 Utica Street, Hamilton
Meet the Parents' Fund staff and connect with other families. A Colgate gift and refreshments will be available.

*Men's Ice Hockey vs. Maine
7:00 p.m. | Class of 1965 Arena

Colgate Thirteen and Swinging 'Gates Concert
8:00 p.m. | Colgate Memorial Chapel
Ticket required*

Saturday, October 29

Family Weekend Headquarters
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | The Parents' and Grandparents' Fund Offices, 10 Utica Street, Hamilton
Meet the Parents' Fund staff and connect with other families. A Colgate gift and refreshments will be available.

Colgate Conversations: International Programs and Off Campus Study
9:00–10:00 a.m. | Center for International Programs, 101 McGregory Hall
Presented by Nicole Simpson, associate dean of the faculty for international initiatives; professor of economics

Colgate Conversations: Sustainability in Our Time
10:30–11:30 a.m. | 207 Lathrop Hall
Colgate's Quest to be Carbon Neutral 2019
Presented by John Pumilio, director of sustainability

Colgate Conversations: Parental Guidance Required
10:30–11:30 a.m. | Golden Auditorium, Little Hall
Career Services will share important information about the changes in the world of work and how career services is engaging your student early and often
Presented by Michael Sciola, associate vice president for advancement and director of career services

Field Hockey vs. Bucknell
11:00 a.m. | Tyler's Field

*Football vs. Holy Cross

1:00 p.m. | Andy Kerr Stadium

Family Weekend Reception with President Brian W. Casey
5:00–7:00 p.m. | Hall of Presidents, James C. Colgate Student Union
Celebrate Colgate with President Brian W. Casey for a Family Weekend Reception. Beer, wine, and hors d'ouvres will be served. Space is limited, registration is required.

*Men's Ice Hockey vs. Maine

7:00 p.m. | Class of 1965 Arena

Dischords and Resolutions Concert
7:30 p.m. | Colgate Memorial Chapel
Ticket required*

*Football tickets will be available for purchase from 2:00–5:00 p.m. at Family Weekend Headquarters located in Downtown Hamilton at the Parents' and Grandparents' Fund Offices at 10 Utica Street.

*Hockey tickets can be purchased by calling 315-228-4062 or online at bleedcolgatemaroon.com.

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Contact

For more information, questions, or comments about Family Weekend, please contact familyweekend@colgate.edu.

Special Needs

Visitors with special needs or requests can make arrangements for Family Weekend by writing ahead to familyweekend@colgate.edu

Save the Date

Family Weekend 2017
October 27–29