Contact UsStudent Services
Location: Building 535, Offices 29
Phone: (909) 607-0389
Fax: (909) 607-8086
Email: student_services[at symbol]kgi.edu
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
The 2017 Commencement will take place on Saturday, May 13 at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center. Other highlights of the commencement weekend on Friday, May 12 include the PPC Ceremony and breakfast starting at 9 a.m. and the Awards Ceremony and luncheon at 12:30 p.m.
All of The Claremont Colleges have graduation on the same weekend, and accommodations for out-of-town guests are sometimes scarce. It is best to make reservations early. A list of nearby hotels can be found here. Please contact the hotel directly for reservations.
PPC Breakfast, on May 12 is exclusive to PPC graduates and will require tickets (2) tickets per student. Dress code is business attire. RSVPS required.
Awards Ceremony, on May 12 luncheon is exclusive the graduating students. Due to the room capacity, guests cannot attend this event. Dress code is business attire. RSVPS required.
Commencement Ceremony, on May 13 is open to graduating students and their guests. Each graduate will be allotted (4) tickets, and will have the option of donating any unused tickets to other graduates. All graduates must be in regalia in order to attend (except CBS and PPC who will be in business attire). Tickets are available to the graduates via Active Calendar here.
Request for ADA Accommodations
Any graduates who will need ADA accommodations for mobility on stage, or a sign language interpreter should contact the Office of Student Services, by email at Student_Services[at symbol]kgi.edu
Commencement Weekend Schedule
Location: Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center (601 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768)
|Thursday, May 11|
|3:00 pm||Rehearsal (mandatory for all students)|
|Friday, May 12|
|9:00 am – 11:00 am||PPC ceremony & breakfast|
|12:30 pm – 2:30 pm||Awards ceremony & luncheon|
|Saturday, May 13*|
|8:00 am||Student & faculty check-in and robing|
|8:30 am||Class photos by program|
|10:45 am||Graduate staging|
|11:00 am||Ceremony begins|
*Tickets are required for the Commencement Ceremony on May 13. Each graduate will be allotted (4) tickets, and will have the option of donating any unused tickets to other graduates
Keck Graduate Institute's 2016 commencement, as well as previous commencement ceremonies, are available for online viewing.more