Alfond Commons is a civic engagement residential community focused on civic learning and democratic engagement. Opened in fall 2018, Alfond Commons is home to 200 Colby students, faculty, and staff who are deeply engaged in our city, while also serving and supporting a variety of civic and community organizations. Residents are committed to being engaged members of their community and guided by a set of shared values and goals.
Through participation in direct service, academic and community based learning experiences, Alfond Commons residents engage in a rich set of activities that define life at Colby and prepare students to live productive, healthy lives of leadership and purpose.
Our Community Values: