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The three major annual on-campus events that parents are invited and encouraged to attend include New Student Orientation, Family Weekend and Commencement. If you live in town or are making a quick trip to campus to visit your student at another time, check our Campus Event Calendar for the most up-to-date information about what's happening. If you'd like to venture off-campus while you're here, the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region (COPPeR) sponsors an excellent online calendar of "arts, culture, and fun" at


Can't make it to campus? Now you can watch many campus events, either as they are happening or on-demand, from anywhere in the world via our livestream technology at Live@CC.

Travel & Educational Opportunities

The Colorado College Alumni Association sponsors various trips and educational events, many of which are also open to parents. Participation in these events is a wonderful way to make connections, exchange anecdotes, and share ideas with other CC parents.