Link back to CGU main Commencement
page for more detailed information.

Welcome to all the parents, children, relatives, and friends who will be joining us for commencement. We are providing some useful information here that may help you find your way to our university easily and to navigate the premises once you arrive at CGU.



The Division of Politics and Economics (DPE) Graduation Reception will be held in the Harper Hall Courtyard immediately following commencement. The Courtyard is located right outside the CGU President’s office, at 150 E. 10th St., that is the cornef of 10th and College Avenue.  There will be signs posted to direct you.


The Claremont Graduate University Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Mudd Quadrangle north of the Honnold-Mudd Library.  The quadrangle is located at the corner of 10th Street and Dartmouth Avenue.  For a map of the Claremont University Consortium which included all the Claremont Colleges, click on this link for a pdf map.  The Mudd-Quadrangle is identified by the letter "F" which is approximately left of middle on the campus map.

The official address for Claremont Graduate University is:
150 E. 10th Street
Claremont, California 91711



There is currently no restriction on parking.  Most people attending the ceremony and reception park along the local streets as well as those on campus.  You are however encouraged to arrive at least an hour in advance in order to avoid parking congestion.  It is not uncommon to walk several blocks to the ceremony.


If for some reason you need to find a grocery store or supermarket, to buy last minute gifts such as flowers for instance, there are several choices close to the campus.

The Claremont Village
North of the 10 Freeway and south of the 210 Freeway at the intersections of Indian Hill Blvd. at First Street, Second Street, Bonita Ave., and Fourth Street.  There are several restaurants and cafes in the Claremont Village.

Sprouts Farmers Market-Claremont
835 W Foothill Blvd
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 267-1049

Stater Bros Markets
1055 W Foothill Blvd
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 624-0619

Trader Joe's
425 Foothill Blvd
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 625-8784

Village Market
370 W 2nd St
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 626-5546

Wolfe's Market (within walking distance, apx. 10mins, from campus)
160 W Foothill Blvd
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 626-8508



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