Top Headlines Scholarship Partnership Supports Determined Students As a Horatio Alger Association partner, Colby will match funding awarded to deserving students who have shown determination overcoming adversity and who have demonstrated financial need. More News Featured Events Explore Colby Open House Pulver Pavilion, Cotter Union Friday, July 31, 9:00 a.m. Explore Colby Open House Pulver Pavilion, Cotter Union Friday, August 7, 9:00 a.m. First-Year Student Orientation Colby College campus and beyond Tuesday, September 1, 8:00 a.m. First Day of Classes Colby College Wednesday, September 9, 8:00 a.m. Full Calendar Spotlight Schedule Your Campus VisitTake a tour. Meet professors and students. Get inspired.