Commencement Ceremony

Colgate University will be celebrating its 197th commencement this year. The ceremony begins with a formal procession of the graduating seniors, the faculty, the university’s leadership, and the honorary degree recipients, led by a bagpipe troupe.

Commencement speaker: Richard Haass, president, Council on Foreign Relations

The ceremony will be streamed live online at, and the recording will be available online at

Additional viewing location: Class of 1965 Arena (webcast)

Tickets are required for all.

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10:30am to 1:00pm

Hamilton, Sanford Field House




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