2016 Commencement Schedule


Thursday, May 12

4:30 p.m.
Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony and Dinner
Pickford Auditorium and Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
(By invitation only)


Friday, May 13

10 a.m.
Commencement Rehearsal for All Graduates
Cap and Gown Distribution for Undergraduates
McKenna Auditorium

3:30-4:30 p.m.
Hooding Ceremony for Masters in Finance Graduates
Pickford Auditorium, Bauer Center South

3:30 p.m.
Interfaith Baccalaureate Service
Bridges Hall of Music, Pomona College, 150 E. 4th Street

4:30-6 p.m.
Reception for Graduates and Families
Hosted by the CMC Board of Trustees and the CMC Alumni Association
Collins Dining Hall

7-9 p.m.
International Farewell Celebration sponsored by International Place
McKenna Auditorium
To register, please RSVP here.


Saturday, May 14

9 a.m.
R.O.T.C. Commissioning Ceremony
McKenna Auditorium

1 p.m.
Line-up for ALL Graduates
McKenna Auditorium

2 p.m.
69th Annual Commencement Ceremony
Pritzlaff Field
Live video

4 p.m.
Reception for Graduates, Families, and Friends
Parents Field

graduation cap


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Claremont, CA 91711