festival notes

The Colby-Sawyer College community looks forward to welcoming all alumni and guests back to campus. We will make every effort to see that your weekend is safe, comfortable, and enjoyable.


The Fall Festival Hospitality Center will be in Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall. You must check in to receive your weekend packet, which will contain information on all activities, special tickets and program changes.


Special Requests will be honored throughout the weekend whenever possible. Golf cart transportation will be available for those who need assistance.


Parking will be available in designated campus lots, but will be strictly prohibited on campus roadways.


Child Care can be arranged by contacting Amy Potter Drummond '00 in the Alumni Office at (603) 526-3722 or amy.drummond@colby-sawyer.edu.


Mountain Day vouchers to climb Mt. Kearsarge will be available free to all alumni (and guests) who wish to relive their Mountain Day experiences. Come prepared with appropriate footwear and clothing. Layers are advised, as the weather changes from the top to the bottom of the mountain. Water and directions will be available at the Hospitality Center.


The Dan and Kathleen Hogan Sports Center will be open for use by returning alumni and their guests on Friday (6 a.m. – 9 p.m.), Saturday (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and Sunday (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.). Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, indoor track, racquetball and squash courts, basketball courts, and the Van Cise Fitness Center.

Note: Use of the Van Cise Fitness Center is limited to those 14 and older. Please check-in at the Hogan front desk and inquire about the use of facilities.


The Dining Room in the Ware Campus Center will be available to alumni should they wish to join our students during mealtimes. The hours are:

Fri: 7:30 a.m - 7 p.mSat & Sun: 9:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Breakfast (7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.) Breakfast (9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.)
Lunch (11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.) Brunch (11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
Dinner (4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) Dinner (4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)


Susan Colgate Cleveland Library/Learning Center and Cleveland, Colby, Colgate Archives, including the use of internet-connected computers, will be open for alumni and guest use during the following hours over the course of the weekend: Friday (8 a.m. – 9 p.m.) and Saturday (10 a.m. – 9 p.m.) and Sunday (10am - 11pm).


Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery, located in the Sawyer Fine Arts Center, will be open on Friday 8 a.m.– 7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


For more information contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving: (800) 266-8253, (603) 526-3727, or alumni@colby-sawyer.edu.