Conferencing Services

Colby College, an independent, highly selective four-year liberal arts college, is situated in the center of Maine, minutes from a chain of inland lakes, an hour from the beautiful Maine coastline, and two hours from wilderness mountains. Chartered in 1813, Colby is the 12th-oldest college in the United States.

Colby has been host to educational programs for the medical and allied health professions since 1945 and is the only private liberal arts college in the nation accredited to offer Category 1 credit of the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. Each summer, our courses attract registrants from all across the country, and this diverse geographic representation enhances the exchange of ideas that course participants especially value. Our friendly staff, accessible faculty, and timely topics make each program at Colby a quality experience.

Planning and Coordination Services

The Special Programs staff is available to assist in the planning and coordination of your event. Details such as food service/catering, housing, meeting facilities, audiovisual, and recreation can all be arranged through our one stop shop. Once your are on campus, our staff will ensure your meeting runs smoothly. Listed below are just some of the services we can provide or assist you with:

  • Handle Pre-Registration, on-site registration and collection of fees
  • Assemble and stuff packets
  • Assist with mailings
  • Provide airport shuttle services
  • Coordinate catering and other food service needs
  • Print materials including custom name tags
  • Assist with tours and sightseeing excursions
  • Coordinate lodging needs
  • Generate conference evaluation summaries
  • Print directional and informational signage
  • Coordinate and provide technology and audiovisual equipment
  • Assist with travel arrangements for presenters and speakers through our travel agent

To book a conference/workshop or for more information, stop by our office in the Eustis Administration Building on the Colby campus or contact us at:

  • Special Programs
    Colby College
    4730 Mayflower Hill
    Waterville, ME 04901
    phone: 207-859-4730
    fax: 207-859-4734
    e-mail: summer@colby.edu


Colby College admits registrants to any program without regard to race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, age, sex, or handicapped status. Persons needing special assistance should contact the Special Programs office.