The 2019 Commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 18 at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center (601 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768) . Other highlights of commencement weekend include:

  • Riggs School Awards Ceremony 
  • PPC Awards Breakfast 
  • School of Pharmacy Hooding Ceremony 
  • And more!

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. View our list of nearby hotels. Please contact the hotel directly for reservations.

Ticket Information

Tickets are required for Commencement. 

Request for ADA Accommodations

Any graduates who will need ADA accommodations for mobility on stage or a sign language interpreter should contact Andrea Mozqueda in the Office of Student Affairs. 

Regalia

Order regalia deadline TBD. You will need to pick up a hard copy from Student Affairs located at 535 Cubicle 25B, and pay at the Huntley Bookstore. Regalia includes: cap, gown, hood, and tassel. PLEASE NOTE: Regalia is for rent, not for purchase!

Purchase a Flower Lei

KGI has teamed up with Sherwood Florist to help you celebrate Commencement with a bit of style! We’ve made it easy for parents and grads by having a one-stop shopping site for all lei and floral gift needs. For more details and to submit an order, visit the Florist’s site.

Commencement Weekend Schedule

Please view the full schedule for additional details.

Date
Event
Time
Location
Thursday, May 16, 2019
PPC Breakfast Ceremony
8-10 a.m.
Sonoma Ballroom 1 and 2
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Riggs School Awards Ceremony
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sonoma Ballroom 1 and 2
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Commencement Rehearsal
1-3 p.m.
California Ballroom 1, 2, and 3
Thursday, May 16, 2019
PharmD Hooding Ceremony Rehearsal
3-5 p.m.
California Ballroom 1 and 2
Friday, May 17, 2019
PharmD Hooding Ceremony
4-6 p.m.
California Ballroom 1 and 2
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Commencement Ceremony
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
California Ballroom 1, 2, and 3
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Commencement Ceremony Reception
12-2 p.m.
Lobby