Claremont Graduate University’s Office of Alumni Engagement honors the university’s most extraordinary alumni with two prestigious annual awards.

The Distinguished Alumni Award is bestowed upon CGU graduates who have made extraordinary contributions in their academic or professional fields. The recipient is recognized during CGU’s Commencement ceremony each spring and delivers a keynote address to the new graduates.

The Distinguished Alumni Service Award honors CGU alumni who have achieved recognition for their philanthropic or volunteer service to the university and to society. Recipients are honored at the Commencement ceremony each spring.