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Colby College

Waterville, ME
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

4800 Mayflower Hill

Waterville, ME 04901

United States

Phone: 207-859-4828

Fax: 207-859-4828


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Mary Rector/Martha Reinhardt
Admissions Office Address:Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
4800 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901-8848
Admissions Office Phone:800-723-3032
Admissions Office Fax:207-859-4800
Admissions Office Email:admissions@colby.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Pulver Pavilion: social space, snack bar, & lounges - student center
The Street: study area open 24/7 in lower level of library
Page Commons: venue for lectures, performances
Perkins Arboretum trails (running, cross
Fitness center at the Athletic complex
The Colby Green is an oval lawn area where new buildings are under construction. A 50,000+ square foot social sciences building opened January 2000. A new Science Building to house Psychology, Mathematics, and Computer Science is the last buidling to be built on Colby Green and will open in Fall, 2014.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Jorgensen's Cafe, Main Street, Waterville
Hume Center/Belgrade Lakes Region
Selah Tea House, Main Street, Waterville
Big G's, sandwich shop, Winslow, Maine
Baxter State Park & Mt. Katahdin, 2 hours north
The Maine coast, Sugarloaf ski area, Baxter State Park, whitewater rafting, and Portland's Old Port are all popular day trips from campus.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:No
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:No
     Tour Dates:Varies
Average Length:1 hour

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:March 1
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Average Length of Interview:30 min.
Information Sessions:Available
Times:varies over the year; advanced notice 1 day or longer

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
     Describe:Contact the Coach or Admissions
Advance Notice:Other
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:admissions@colby.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:admissions@colby.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:Other
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:April for accepted seniors

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
The Augusta State Airport is 18 miles from campus. Most people fly to the Portland International Jetport, an hour and 15 minute drive from Colby. Limo and shuttle services (800-499-0663) connect Waterville and Portland. Concord Coach Lines provides regularly scheduled bus service between Colby and Augusta, Portland, Boston, and Logan airport.
Driving Instructions to Campus:
Take I-95 to Exit 127. Follow the signs off the exit ramp to get to Colby. See http://www.colby.edu/directions for detailed directions.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
http://www.colby.edu/college_cs/visitor_center/accommodations-main.cfm lists motels, B&Bs, inns, lodges, and lakeside cottages in Waterville, Belgrade Lakes, Augusta, and other nearby towns.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
    4800 Mayflower Hill
    Waterville, ME 04901-8848
    Phone: 800-723-3032
    Fax: 207-859-4800
    Email: admissions@colby.edu
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  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
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