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Join us September 20–22, 2024.

Show your Colby spirit and join fellow alumni, families, and friends for Homecoming Weekend. Cheer for our athletes, celebrate and reconnect with old friends and new, and explore the latest developments on Mayflower Hill and in Waterville.

Homecoming Highlights

Great events await.

Here are some of the most exciting things happening during Homecoming.

WATERVILLE, MAINE – OCTOBER 14: Mstyslav Chernov and Evgeniy Maloletka receive the 2022 Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for Courage in Journalism in the Lorimer Chapel at Colby College in Waterville on Friday, October 14, 2022. Chernov, a visual journalist and writer, and photojournalist Maloletka were recognized for exceptional bravery in covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The two journalists could not attend in person and dialed in via video. (Photo by Gregory Rec)
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All the answers.

Be prepared for a thrilling Homecoming weekend.

Yes. Stay tuned for registration opening for Homecoming 2024.

Parking is available in various areas across campus, including Roberts, Hillside, Lunder Lot, and Alumni parking.

Yes, a shuttle will run on Saturday from 9 a.m.–6 p.m. with stops both on and off campus.

Campus stops include Schair-Swenson-Watson Alumni Center, Coburn Hall, the Pugh Center, Colby College Museum of Art, Harold Alfond Athletics and Recreation Center, Anthony-Mitchell-Schupf (AMS), and Hillside.

Downtown stops include the Bill & Joan Alfond Main Street Commons and Greene Block + Studios, as well as The Elmwood, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, and Best Western hotels.

In addition to the Colby shuttles, several taxi services operate locally, including:

S & S Taxi (Benton) – 207-692-4700
TRI County Cab (Waterville) – 207-692-4029
Oakland Taxi (Oakland) – 207-716-1027
Jp Taxi (Benton) – 207-453-7567
Elite Taxi (Waterville) – 207-872-2221

Tailgating will take place between the Roberts and Upper Athletics Parking Lots. Please visit the Colby College Tailgating Policy for rules and regulations.

We will have food trucks throughout campus for everyone to enjoy.

Waterville is home to 15,000 residents and boasts a downtown district that features a municipal auditorium (the Waterville Opera House), The Maine Film Center, one of America’s great independent cinemas (three screens), and many locally owned businesses. Visitors will also find a half-dozen hotels, two hospitals, a multiplex movie theater, and nationally recognized businesses—Starbucks, Home Depot, and others—within city limits.

The health and safety of our community and all Homecoming Weekend attendees is a top priority. All attendees must follow CDCstate, and College policies and guidance regarding Covid-19. If you test positive for Covid-19 and are within the five-day isolation window, you should not attend Homecoming Weekend.

We encourage all attendees (with the exception of those who are unable to do so) to be fully vaccinated and boosted, though it is not required. We are not testing attendees onsite or requiring proof of a negative Covid-19 test. Thus, each attendee should consider their personal health situation in deciding to attend Homecoming Weekend, including attendance at particular events and activities.

Please contact staff in the Office of Communications and Engagement at 207-859-4311 or [email protected].

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