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Family Weekend

Events Schedule
Family weekend is filled with events to keep you busy. Enjoy a fundraising 5k or one of the many other events planned. SCHEDULE
Global Leaders at Colgate
Former Israeli prime minister and president Shimon Peres to deliver next Global Leaders lecture on Saturday, October 25. REGISTER
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Family Pride
Families enjoy campus while visiting for Family Weekend. LEARN MORE

Family Weekend, October 24-26

The 2014 Family Weekend Schedule is now available (subject to change). There will undoubtedly be additions and/or changes to the schedule which cannot be foreseen at this time. A complete, updated listing of events and programs will be available to pick up at the Welcome Center.

There is no formal registration for the weekend, but we would be pleased to greet you at the Welcome Center, in Donovan's Pub (James C. Colgate Student Union) on Friday, October 24 between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, October 25 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
More Information

Family Weekend is designed to give parents and other family members an opportunity to become better acquainted with the campus, to enjoy special events and activities, and to interact with members of the Colgate community. While our program will include many events planned especially for visiting families, there is also unscheduled time for you to spend getting caught up with your son or daughter.

Kerschner Family Series Global Leaders at Colgate is pleased to present former Israeli President Shimon Peres on Saturday, October 25 at 6:00 p.m. Please visit the Global Leaders website for more information.

Save the Date

Family Weekend 2015
October 30–November 1
Featuring a home football game

Family Weekend 2016

October 28–30

Family Weekend 2017
October 27–29


For more information, questions, or comments about Family Weekend, contact:

Special Needs

Visitors with special needs or requests can make arrangements for Family Weekend by writing ahead to