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Get your blue and gold gear ready for College Colors Day

Each year on the Friday before Labor Day, college fans across the U.S. show their spirit and school pride by celebrating College Colors Day.

All members of the Emory community – students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff and friends — are invited to join the fun leading up to the big day on Friday, Sept. 1. Here’s how you can participate:

  • Through Sept. 3: Use the College Colors Day promo code Spirit23 to receive a 10% discount for in-store and online purchases of select items at the Emory Bookstore on the Atlanta campus and Gilbert Bookstore on the Oxford campus.
  • Aug. 28-Sept. 1: Submit a photo (past or present) of yourself wearing Emory’s colors to the university’s Instagram account via DM. Then watch to see if your photo is shared on Emory’s social media channels. Three people who submit photos will win prize packs of Emory Atlanta and Oxford gear from the Emory Bookstore.
  • Sept. 1: It’s College Colors Day!
    • Wear your favorite Emory University and Oxford College gear.
    • Stop by the College Colors Day pop-up on the Atlanta campus’ Quad from 12-1 p.m. to take your photo in the 360-degree photo booth. Be sure to wear your Emory colors!
    • Kick off the Eagles’ fall athletic season with Gold Rush Tailgate weekend. The volleyball team takes on Centre College at 7 p.m. in the WoodPEC Arena and the women’s soccer team faces Piedmont College at 7:30 p.m. in the WoodPEC Soccer Stadium. Wear Emory gold to the game and come early for tailgate fun at 6 p.m. featuring the Atlanta Queso Truck and free T-shirts for the first 100 students. Admission to Emory athletics events is always free.
  • Sept. 2: Wear Emory gold as Gold Rush Tailgate weekend continues when the men’s soccer team faces Washington and Lee at 5 p.m. The first 100 students will receive free Emory Gold Rush T-shirts

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