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Send a Sweet

Dining Services offers families the ability to "Send a Sweet"  This program offers you a wide assortment of food gift items for those special times when you want to---but just can't--be there.  It offers options from birthday cakes and inscription cookies, to gift baskets.

To view the order form click here or call us any time at 207-859-5483.

Visit my student over Family Homecoming Weekend

Parents and families are invited to attend Family Homecoming Weekend on Friday, October 5-7, 2018.  Family Homecoming Weekend information will be posted. Activities are planned to bring you together with students, alumni, family, and friends for interesting presentations, relaxing social events, and pleasant meals.

Family Homecoming Weekend officially starts on Friday morning at 8 a.m. and will run until noon on Sunday. Many events will be offered. Tours of the Miller Library tower, the Colby College Museum of Art, and the campus will be given throughout the weekend. There will also be faculty presentations, sporting events, and department receptions. The Colby College President traditionally speaks on the state of the College on Saturday morning.

We hope you will join us on Mayflower Hill for this fun and entertaining weekend. For more information on the weekend, please contact Parent Programs at


E&R Laundry Service

E&R Laundry is a pick-up and drop-off laundry service. It allows students to enjoy the cleanliness of a professional laundry service while freeing up time and energy for other endeavors.
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Help to prepare my student to leave campus after fall semester

At the end of the fall semester, we ask that students leave campus within 24 hours following their last final.  This allows the Hall Staff to prepare the residence halls for closing.  (Residence halls do not close over Fall Break or Thanksgiving Break.  They do close over Winter Break and Spring Break.)  Students may coordinate rides to bus and train stations or airports and assistance with that can be found here.  Students are asked to close and lock their windows, turn off lights and unplug alarm clocks, appliances and audio equipment, and lock their door before they leave.  If this is not done before the student departs, College personnel will do so and will act on all violations noted when entering rooms.