Show Your College Colors for a Chance to Win Some K Swag

Two football fans dressed for National College Colors Day
Use #ShowUsYourK on social media on Friday, September 3, for National College Colors Day.

Celebrate National College Colors Day on September 3 by wearing orange and black for your chance to win some K swag from the Kalamazoo College Bookstore.

We are joining colleges and universities across the country in the annual Friday-before-Labor-Day celebration that fuels school pride. Simply use #ShowUsYourK on social media on the day and you’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win a Kalamazoo College sweatshirt, hat or mug.

We are encouraging current students, admitted and prospective students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and the community to participate by posting photos of themselves, friends, family, colleagues and pets on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Alumni may also submit their pictures through email at for us to post. Be sure to tell us in your posts why you love K!

Read the contest rules below and start considering how you will participate in National College Colors Day. By the way, if you need more orange and black, visit the new bookstore website. Thanks for letting your K spirit shine!

Contest rules

No purchase is necessary to participate in Kalamazoo College’s National College Colors Day contest and a purchase doesn’t increase a participant’s chance of winning.

The contest will run from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. EDT September 3. A College Marketing and Communication (CMAC) representative will choose the winners at random September 7 from entrants who participate September 3. Please avoid creating multiple accounts to submit additional entries. There will be one entry per participant regardless of the number of posts. The winners will be notified September 7.