Events Overview

On Campus

Several annual on-campus events at Colorado College offer programs especially for parents and families of CC students, including New Student Orientation, Homecoming & Family Weekend, and Commencement. Check the online listing for continually updated alumni and family event offerings.

Parents or other guests who visit their students throughout the year are also invited to participate in any events on the campus calendar that are listed as "open to the public."

Off Campus


Virtual Events: CC in the Spotlight

CC in the Spotlight is a virtual event series specifically designed for parents and supporters of current students to learn more about the many resources available at CC. These informal presentations are designed specifically for parents, families, and supporters of current CC students; they are interactive and will include time for Q&A, conversation, and connection. Get all the details and register at the links below.

Block 1: Colorado College 101 for Parents and Families
Thursday, Sept. 14, 5-6 p.m. MT
Registration Link

Block 2: Health and Wellbeing at CC
Thursday, Oct. 5, 5-6 p.m. MT
Registration Link

Block 3: Advising Hub
Thursday, Nov. 9, 5-6 p.m. MT
Registration Link

Block 4: Study Abroad/Global Studies
Thursday, Dec. 14, 5-6 p.m. MT
Registration Link

Regional Events

In collaboration with regional volunteers and the Colorado College Alumni Association, the college sponsors regional off-campus events that include alumni, students, parents, families, and friends. These activities span all interests, such as athletics, career networking, educational enrichment, and CC happy hours at a favorite local hotspot. Activities also include family-friendly, affinity, admission, and cultural gatherings, as well as Summer Send-Off Parties for incoming students and their families. Contact the Office of Alumni and Family Relations at or (719) 389-6775 with questions or for additional information.

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