Welcome to Colby!

The Office of Parent Giving and Programs would like to extend a warm welcome to all returning families and the Class of 2021 students and their families! A great resource for you is our First-Year Families page.


Parents and families have questions and needs specific to their role. Below are resources that you will find helpful. If you are unable to find what you need, you can send us an email at or give us a call at 207-859-4321 and we will gladly help.

  • myColby – The myColby parent portal is for monitoring deadlines, paying student bills, and more. Please note: your student will need to grant you permission to gain access.
  • Student Financial Services – This provides you with the Colby’s comprehensive fee, payment schedules, and other financial information.
  • Special occasions – birthdays, Valentine Treats, exam week, and special holidays – Acadia Cakes in Waterville will deliver the most delicious cakes, cupcakes and cookies to your student.


Family Homecoming is a weekend of events held each fall for students, parents, families, and friends. Families also visit campus and support student activities year-round. See the campus events calendar and athletic schedule for all events.

Get involved

Colby parents play an integral role in supporting their students throughout their Colby experience. Here are a few ways that you can have an impact on campus life for all Colby students.