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Computer Labs

Academic Computing Lab (ACB)

Academic Computing BuildingComputing Lab

The Academic Computing Building has computers and rooms for students to use. The computers are equipped with statistical software and include both PCs and Macs, as well as rooms for small groups, and a desk where you can check out electronic equipment.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to midnight
Address: 150 E. 10th Street
Email: cgu.learning@cgu.edu
Phone: 909-621-8000

Harper 6 Computer Labs

Harper HallCollaboration center

To accommodate the need for group work which requires the use of technology, the Office of Information Technology offers Collaborative Technology Rooms. These rooms are located in the Academic Computing Building (ACB) and in the basement of the Harper building. Currently, ACB 122, ACB 124, Harper 12, and Harper 22A are the only Collaborative Technology Rooms that can be reserved. To reserve these rooms, contact the student worker located in ACB 118 or Harper 8, or send an email to cgu.learning@cgu.edu from your CGU email address.

Address: Harper Hall, E. 10th Street
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Email: cgu.learning@cgu.edu

Outdoor Spaces

Blaisdell Fountain

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Burkle Courtyard

Burkle CourtyardBurkle at night

Address: 1029 N. Dartmouth Avenue

DesCombes Quad

DesCombes QuadDesCombes Quad

Address: 150 E. Tenth Street

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Community Spaces

Chicano Latino Student Affairs (CLSA)

Tranquada building

Chicano Latino Student Affairs (CLSA) provides support programs and services that enhance the academic success and personal development of Chicano/Latino students at the Claremont Colleges. CLSA offers academic support, personal guidance, cultural development and leadership opportunities designed to promote social awareness. The program establishes a strong foundation that enriches cultural identity and develops a sense of familia within the college consortium.

Address: 757 College Way, Tranquada Student Services, 2nd floor
Website: http://www.cuc.claremont.edu/clsa/
Email: clsa@cuc.claremont.edu
Phone: 909-621-8044

Graduate Student Council House

GSC house

Address: 127 E. 12th Street
Website Email: gsc@cgu.edu

Housing Community Room

Address: 1445 N. College Avenue. B-103
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 909-607-8506
Email: Housinginfo@cgu.edu


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As a multifunctional inter-college space, I-Place is an exciting hub of international activity throughout the year. It is a "home away from home" for students from abroad and from the United States; a lounge for relaxing with a cup of coffee and a newspaper, or just to hang out! International Place of The Claremont Colleges is also a center for cultural exchange and educational programming on key global issues, as well as a resource for international students. Over 1000 students and scholars from 80 countries attend The Claremont Colleges. So, whether you are a visa student, hold U.S. citizenship, permanent residency, have lived abroad, or simply want to meet people from around the world, we invite you to International Place and hope you will become a part of our international community!

Address: 390 E. 9th Street
Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Website: http://iplace.claremont.edu/
Phone: 909-607-4571
Email: ipoffice@cmc.edu

Multicultural House

The Office of Student Life,  Diversity, & Leadership is committed to developing programs that are intentional in addressing the presence of isms and oppressive conditions. We aim to create opportunities that focus on academic success, professional & personal development, peer mentoring, leadership development, and collaborative work with Claremont Consortium constituents.

Address: 1257 Dartmouth Avenue
Phone: 909-607-0789

Black Student Affairs (OBSA)

OBSA House

Black Student Affairs (OBSA) supports and enhances the well-being of undergraduate and graduate students of African descent earning degrees at The Claremont Colleges. OBSA collaborates with faculty, staff, and alumni of the Claremont consortium of colleges to ensure comprehensive consideration and creation of services that complement our students' stellar education with culturally significant scholarship, programming, and events. We offer individual and small group advising and mentoring to advance our students' academic, professional, and personal excellence. In addition to academic and career advising, professional development and leadership training stand as a centerpiece of OBSA's mission.

Address: 139 E. Seventh Street
Website: http://www.cuc.claremont.edu/obsa/
Phone: 909-607-3669

Queer Resource Center (QRC)

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Whether you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, omnisexual, pansexual, or as ally the QRC has something to offer you! Our space houses a great collection of over 1200 LGBTQ-related books which can be checked out, used as textbooks for classes or research material for papers, and we also have a wide selection of queer movies that can be rented for free. The QRC's student staff members work hard every semester hosting a number of fantastic programs in addition to co-sponsoring many other events with various organizations. Our lounge and lobby (aka rainbow ski lodge) can be used for organizational meetings, doing homework and studying, or simply hanging out with good friends in a safe and welcoming space.

In addition to the student staff members from the 5Cs and a graduate assistant from Claremont Graduate University, the QRC Director is available for drop-in hours. If you are dealing with issues of sexual orientation or gender identity, coming out, or just to say hi - her door is open!

Address: 395 E. Sixth Street
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Website: http://www.pomona.edu/administration/qrc/about/visit.aspx
Phone: 909-607-1817

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Study Spaces


Address: 150 E. 10th Street
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Phone: 909-621-8000


Library cafeLibrary

Graduate Study Carrels at Honnold/Mudd Library
Besides offering open study spaces, research material, and a cafe, Honnold/Mudd Library also reserves graduate study carrels for graduate students working on extended research projects (Doctoral dissertations, Master's theses, or other long-term papers) in an effort to provide them with a quiet, semi-private area where they can study as well as safely keep their books and research materials.

Address: 800 N. Dartmouth Avenue
Website: libraries.claremont.edu
Phone: 909-621-8150

Student Success Center (SSC)

SSC House

The SSC provides students with an intellectually and stimulating supportive environment, offering an array of services that enhance the graduate student experience at CGU by developing the knowledge, skills, and capacities that enable students to flourish.

The SSC offers students a place to meet, study, socialize and enjoy free snacks and coffee.

Information about reserving the SSC house for an event:

  • Reservations should be made at least three business days in advance where possible: email the SSC at student.success@cgu.edu
  • Please don't touch the thermostat unless you're the last one in the house.
  • The event organizer is responsible for securing the building after the event is over. (If it is after 5pm when the event is over, the organizer must lock all doors, turn off the thermostat by pressing the "MODE" button until "OFF" is displayed, and make sure everyone has left.)
  • SSC events and workshops have priority for the space.

Address: 131 E. Tenth Street
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Email: student.success@cgu.edu

Writing Center

Writing CenterWriting Center building

The Writing Center is committed to fostering an intellectually stimulating and supportive environment for CGU students, staff, and faculty during all phases of the writing process. We seek to augment the graduate experience by offering student-centered programs that encourage collaboration, communication, and education.

Address: 141 E. 12th Street
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Office Phone: 909-607-0012
Email: writecenter@cgu.edu

Classrooms & the Event Management System (EMS)

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Unoccupied and unlocked classrooms can be used at anytime by CGU students to have group meetings, study session, or to study by themselves. To check and see if a room is available go to the Virtual Event Management System to browse for spaces. Classrooms are on a first come first serve basis, except for classes.

Website: emsweb.claremont.edu/cgu

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