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Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 9:00 am
Location: Mudd Quadrangle
Address: 170 E. 10th Street, Claremont, CA 91711

The ceremony, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding between 11:00 and 11:30 a.m., will feature the conferral of degrees, the awarding of honorary degrees to distinguished individuals, and greetings by university officials and our commencement speakers. Tickets are not required.

Each graduating candidate is recognized by name and will walk across the stage to shake hands with either the provost, the president, or the chairperson of the board of trustees. Doctoral and MFA candidates (CGU's terminal degrees) will be hooded on stage. Immediately following the ceremony receptions will be held at various venues.

The Mudd Quadrangle is on the southeast corner of 10th Street and Dartmouth Avenue. The ceremony will be held under a large canopy, rain or shine.


Schedule of Events

Friday, April 26

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lavender Graduation, hosted by the Queer Resource Center

Mabel Shaw Bridges Hall of Music "Little Bridges"
150 East 4th Street

Graduate RSVP

Thursday, May 16

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

International Farewell Celebration hosted by International Place

Rose Hill Theatre
Pomona College
170 East Sixth Street

Friday, May 17

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Office of Black Student Affairs (OBSA) Black Graduation

Seaver Theater
Pomona College
300 E. Bonita Avenue

Graduate RSVP

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CGU Commencement Forum: Interconnectivity

CGU President's House
709 Harvard Avenue

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Interfaith Baccalaureate Service

Garrison Theatre
Scripps College
231 East 10th Street

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Chicano Latino Student Affairs Graduation Ceremony

Mabel Shaw Bridges Hall of Music "Little Bridges"
Pomona College
150 East 4th Street

Saturday, May 18

9:00 am – 11:30 am

CGU's 92nd Commencement Ceremony

Mudd Quadrangle
Southeast corner of 10th Street and Dartmouth Avenue

Student Speaker: Barbara Blatz-Stone

Honorary Doctorates: Beverley Palesa Ditsie, Laughlin McDonald, and Betsy Levy Paluck

11:30 am

Post-Commencement receptions

School Receptions

Graduates and their families are invited to a reception at the graduate's school.

School of Arts & Humanities

Art | Art Building, 251 East Tenth Street

Music & Humanities | Arts & Humanities House Backyard, 831 North Dartmouth Ave.

School of Community & Global Health

DoubleTree Hotel, 555 E. Foothill Boulevard

Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito School of Management

Jenkins Courtyard and second floor lobby of Burkle Building, 1021 North Dartmouth Avenue

School of Educational Studies

DesCombes Quadrangle, 170 East Tenth Street

Center for Information Systems & Technology

Academic Computing Building 214, 130 East Ninth Street

Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Math House, 1263 North Dartmouth Avenue

School of Social Science, Policy & Evaluation

Division of Behavioral & Organizational Sciences | Academic Computing Building and Blaisdell Fountain, 130 East Ninth Street

Division of Politics & Economics | Harper Hall Courtyard, 150 East Tenth Street


Information for Students, Family & Visitors Information for Students, Family & Visitors


Information for Students

See the links at left for information about participation, regalia, deadlines, and more, or contact the Registrar's office: or 909-621-8285

Information for Family & Visitors

Directions, parking information, and more may be found at the Visitor and Family Commencement page.

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