Student Clubs

Association of Women’s Studies in Religion–Dedicated to furthering research, academic resources, intellectual conversation, and professional opportunities for scholars in CGU’s Women’s Studies in Religion program. Contact

CGU Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Violence– Dedicated to providing exemplary support and services for graduate students at The Claremont Colleges who are survivors of sexual violence. Contact or visit our website .

CGU Graduate Math Seminar– Promotes community amongst students with interests in the Mathematical Sciences. Contact

Circle of the Flame– Creates a safe place to encourage community and scholarly support to reduce isolation and increase our network. Contact

Crag Crushers Climbing Club– Provides a means for graduate students to explore the sport of rock climbing, all the while becoming stronger both mentally and physically. Contact

GIS Club–Provides resources for CGU students from all disciplines to learn about the uses of GIS for both research and practice and to explore career opportunities. Contact

Junk Flow Club–Networking through the celebration of all absorbing experiences that do not build skills. Contact

National Society of Leadership and Success- NSLS is one of the largest leadership honor societies in the country designed to build leaders who make a better world. Contact

PhD (Pure Human Debauchery)CGU’s only improv group provides a creative outlet for graduate students and quality performances for fellow students in need of a laugh. Contact

Ping Pong Club–Provides a platform to facilitate students’ physical exercise and communication beyond academia and to help students make friends and embrace different cultures at CGU. Contact

Soka Gakkai International: USA Buddhists Club–Aims to cultivate a network of friendship, peace, and nonviolence based on the teachings of Nichiren school of Mahayana Buddhism as practiced in the Soka Gakkai International-USA. Contact

WGS Student Parent Group– Dedicated to supporting and enhancing the academic, personal, and professional development of student parents at Claremont Graduate University. Contact

Diversity Organizations

The Claremont University Consortium offers a range of support services to foster diversity at The Claremont Colleges and help students from underrepresented populations thrive academically, socially, and culturally, ensuring a rich, diverse experience for all students. In addition, CGU’s Graduate School Council supports the creation of student associations that recognize students on the basis of gender identity, nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. Please contact Interim Dean of Students and Campus Life Quamina Carter for more information.

Queer Graduate Union–Advocacy group that provides a safe space and increases visibility and awareness of the interests impacting the LGBTQQIAA community at CGU and Keck Graduate Institute. Contact or

Saudi Student Group–Established to help current and future Saudi students at CGU by carrying out educational, social, cultural, and religious activities. Contact

Sister Citizen–Dedicated to providing a safe space to support and empower graduate women of African descent at CGU. Contact

South Asian Student Association–Aims to bring the arts, food, and culture of the Indian subcontinent to CGU through events such as musical and dance performances. Contact