Claremont Graduate University’s
95th Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 14, 2022, at 9:00 am (Pacific Time)

Great news! Claremont Graduate University is happy to announce CGU’s 95th annual commencement ceremony plans. The celebration will be a tremendous on-the-ground event. In addition to honoring graduates from our current class, we are inviting graduates from the past two academic years to join in donning their regalia and walking across the commencement stage.

Ceremony Information

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2022
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Mudd Quadrangle
Address: 170 E. 10th Street, Claremont, CA 91711

Honorary Degree Recipient and Keynote Speaker
Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS
17th Surgeon General of the United States (2002-2006)

Student Speaker
Jason Beck, PhD, Psychology, 2021

Alumni Board Presidential Charge
Zenobia Walji, MBA, 1988

View Commencement Program

View Speaker Bios


General Information


Getting Here

Claremont Graduate University
150 E. 10th Street
Claremont, CA 91711

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The commencement ceremony site is on the southeast corner of 10th Street and Dartmouth Avenue.




Campus parking is limited. Plan on parking in the surrounding neighborhoods. Do not block driveways. Call a rideshare service such as Uber or Lyft if you need assistance getting from your parking spot to campus. There are special street closures in place for Commencement. View the map for drop-off and parking locations. Limited handicapped parking is available at the McAllister Parking Lot at the corner of Columbia Avenue and 10th Street. Also, along Dartmouth Avenue between 10th and 11th Streets (enter at College Avenue and 10th Street). Valid handicapped placard required.

View the CGU parking map


Event Livestream

The CGU ceremony will be simulcast in Albrecht Auditorium and livestreamed online.


Post-Ceremony Receptions

Following the ceremony, graduates and their families are invited to a reception at the graduate’s school. For reception location information, see the campus map in the program.


Information for Graduates

For information about participation, regalia, deadlines, and more, visit the Graduates Commencement page.