Claremont Graduate University’s 90th Commencement Ceremony

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 9:00 am

Location: Mudd Quadrangle

Address: 170 E. 10th Street, Claremont, CA 91711

The ceremony, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding about 11:30 a.m., will feature the conferral of degrees, the awarding of honorary degrees to distinguished individuals, and greetings by university officials and our commencement speaker. Tickets are not required.

Each graduating candidate is recognized by name and will walk across the stage to shake hands with either the provost, the president, or the chairperson of the board of trustees. Doctoral and MFA candidates (CGU’s terminal degrees) will be hooded on stage. Immediately following the ceremony receptions will be held at various venues.

The Mudd Quadrangle is on the southeast corner of 10th Street and Dartmouth Avenue. The ceremony will be held under a large canopy, rain or shine.


Information for Students

For information about participation, regalia, deadlines, and more, visit the Current Students Commencement page or contact the Registrar’s Office: or 909-621-8285.


Information for Family & Visitors

Directions, parking and hotel information, and more may be found at the Visitor and Family Commencement page.

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