Move In Day

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All new students will check into their Residence Halls on Sunday, August 26, 2017, between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Students will check in at their quad, depending on which Residence Hall they will be living in. Information for each quad is below. Please note: Only students can sign for their ID cards or room keys; IDs and/or keys will not be issued to family members or friends.

On Move In Day, lunch will be provided  in Collins Dining Hall; students and families, please check the scheduled time for your residence hall. After lunch, Orientation activities will begin with Welcome to CMC, followed by breakout sessions and a Food Truck Dinner on Gann Quadrangle from 5:30-7 p.m. 

The Office of Parent Relations (909-621-8098) will email your parents detailed information about the Parent and Family Orientation program in July.

Please note: Student rooms will not be available at 8 a.m. on August 26. If you must arrive in Claremont before that date, we suggest that you make reservations at a nearby hotel. See area hotel suggestions.

As you’re shopping and packing, you may want to take a look at what to bring.

Drop-off and Check-in Information

North Quad check-in will be located in the middle of the four North Quad dorms. You can navigate to 410 E. 9th St., Claremont, CA 91711. Please consult the instructions and map below for traffic pattern and parking information.

  • To access the drop-off point, turn west onto Ninth Street from Claremont Boulevard.

  • Drop-off point is in between Boswell and Wohlford Halls.

  • To prevent congestion, we ask that drivers circle back to the Bauer parking lot via the following route:

    • Turn right onto Mills Avenue.

    • Turn left after you pass Keck Science Center, then left again at the end of the street.

    • Turn left on Ninth Street and pull over to the right side of the road to unload.

    • To park, continue straight on Ninth Street.

    • The entrance to Bauer parking lot will be on your right.

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Mid Quad check-in will be located on the grass in between Crown and Benson. You can navigate to 600 Amherst Ave., Claremont, CA 91711. Please consult the instructions and map below for traffic pattern and parking information.

  • To access the drop-off location, turn west onto Sixth Street from Claremont Boulevard.

  • Take a right onto Amherst Avenue and pull over on the right side.

  • Drop-off point is the north side of Crown Hall.

  • To prevent congestion, we ask that drivers circle back to the Mills parking lot via the following route:

    • Follow Amherst Avenue left onto Eighth Street, then take a left on College Avenue.

    • Take a left onto Sixth Street, and after you pass the towers, take a right onto Mills Avenue.

    • The entrance to the parking lot will be on your left side. Street parking on Mills is also acceptable during daytime hours.

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South Quad check-in will located in Gould Plaza, in the middle of the towers. You can navigate to 497 E. 6th St., Claremont, CA 91711. Please note that our drop-off point is on the north side of the street. In order to drop off luggage, you must be in the westbound lane of Sixth Street. Please consult the instructions and map below for traffic pattern and parking information.

  • To access the drop-off location, turn west onto Sixth Street from Claremont Boulevard.

  • Drop-off point is at the base of the towers.

  • To prevent congestion, we ask that drivers circle back to the Mills parking lot via the following route:

    • Heading west on Sixth Street, take a right onto Amherst Avenue.

    • Follow that road left onto Eighth Street, then take a left on College Avenue.

    • Take a left onto Sixth Street, and after you pass the towers, take a right onto Mills Avenue.

    • The entrance to the parking lot will be on your left side. Street parking on Mills is also acceptable during daytime hours.

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Contact

Dean of Students

Claremont McKenna College
850 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

Phone: (909) 621-8114
Fax: (909) 621-8495
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Campus Location

Heggblade Center, First Floor
400 E. Ninth Street
Claremont, CA 91711