We invite the Colgate community to share their authentic experiences, memories, and dreams. Colgate may use the content you submit in other promotional material. The university reserves the right to publish only submissions that it finds adhere to the guidelines below, the spirit of the site, the topic of conversation, and the standards of well-reasoned discourse expected in learning spaces.
All content submitted via this website will be reviewed for adherence to the following guidelines. Submitted content in violation of any of the following guidelines or counter to the spirit of the site will not be displayed publicly or re-shared.
The university will withhold or remove any content to which the submitter does not have the legal right to disseminate, or that is in violation of intellectual property rights, privacy rights, publicity rights, or legal rights of any third party.
Submitting content to this site grants Colgate University the right to republish this content both online and in printed promotional materials.
The university will withhold or remove any content that is deemed to be offensive, obscene, hateful, in poor taste, or illegal.
This site is not a platform for the espousing or exposure of personal conflicts. The university will withhold or remove content that is deemed to personally attack, disrespect, or negatively represent any named or identifiable individuals.
Any individual who is named or feels personally identifiable in published material — regardless of whether that content portrays them positively or negatively — may request to have that material removed from the site. Upon request, that content will be removed with no questions asked. Such requests may be submitted here.
The university may withhold or remove any content that is deemed to describe or represent unlawful conduct in the past, present, or future.
The university will withhold or remove any content that does not adhere to the spirit of the site. This means that submitted content must contribute to an authentic exploration of the university’s history, present, or future. Submitted content that is deemed self-promotional, vindictive, inaccurate, incomplete, misleading, or unrelated to the initial prompt will be considered to violate the spirit of the site.
Thoughtful, balanced critiques of the university’s history, present, or future are in line with the spirit of the site, provided they adhere to all guidelines herein, are relevant responses to the initial prompt, and provide sufficient context to be relevant to a wider audience.
The university makes no guarantee as to the length of time that will be required to review any user-submitted content. Users will not be contacted with the final determination of the review.
The university reserves the right to remove any posted content at any point, without need for stated cause.
Users who wish to report published content as potentially in violation of any of these guidelines, or who wish to have personally identifiable content removed from the site, may submit a report here.