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Donna Standlea

Degree Requirements
Sarah Jaques-Ross

Lorena Roa

Susan Navarro

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Event Information


Commencement Participation Policy

Before, During and After

Visitor and Family Information


Event Information Event Information


Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 9:00 am
Location: Mudd Quadrangle
Address: 170 E. 10th Street, Claremont, CA 91711

The ceremony, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding about 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 speaker. 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

Thursday, April 26

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lavender Graduation, hosted by the Queer Resource Center

Galileo Hall, McAlister Room
Harvey Mudd College

Graduate RSVP

Event Link 

Friday, May 11

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Office of Black Student Affairs (OBSA) Black Graduation

Seaver Theater
Pomona College
300 E. Bonita Avenue

Graduate RSVP

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Interfaith Baccalaureate Service

Mabel Shaw Bridges Hall of Music

Pomona College

150 E. 4th Street

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Asian-American Pacific Islander Graduation Ceremony

Pickford Auditorium, Bauer Center South
Claremont McKenna College
500 E. 9th Street

Graduate RSVP

Event Link 

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chicano Latino Student Affairs Graduation Ceremony

Garrison Theatre
Scripps College
231 E. 10th Street

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

International Farewell Celebration hosted by International Place

McKenna Auditorium
Claremont McKenna College
390 E. 9th Street


Saturday, May 12

9:00 am – 11:30 am

CGU's 91st Commencement Ceremony

Mudd Quadrangle
Southeast corner of 10th Street and Dartmouth Avenue

11:30 am

Post-Commencement receptions

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

Staging Enabled