Marian Miner Cook

A distinctive
feature of social and
cultural life at CMC



I don't see a sign up button? Where is it?

If you don't see the sign up button, either the event has not yet been opened to registration, or the event's capacity has been reached. Please contact the Athenaeum if you have questions or wish to be placed on a waitlist.

How do I get on the waitlist?

Please contact the Athenaeum.

When I click on the sign up button, I am directed to a sign up page requiring a Claremont Colleges login. But I don’t have a login. How do I sign up?

Athenaeum events are generally restricted to current members of the Claremont Colleges community. If you are a parent or alumni, please contact Parent & Alumni Relations at or

I have a login but I can’t remember my password. What should I do?

If you are a Claremont McKenna student or faculty or staff member, you can reset your password here.

If you are affiliated with a different member of Claremont University Consortium, please contact your institution's IT help desk.

I am a faculty/staff member at CMC. Do I need to provide my ID number to register?

No, faculty and staff do not need to provide ID numbers for registration and can simply enter 1234 in that field. (The ID number field is needed from students so as to coordinate with Bon Appétit.)

I am retired or an emeritus professor from CMC. How do I sign up?

If you do not have a current Claremont Colleges login, please contact the Athenaeum.

I am a CMC alum or a CMC parent. How do I sign up?

Please contact Parent & Alumni Relations at or

How do I change my dietary preferences?

Each time you reserve for a new event, you have the option of changing your dietary preferences.

Can I bring guests?

Staff and faculty members may bring one guest. To bring more than one guest, or if you are not a staff or faculty member, please contact the Athenaeum. See our guest policy.

Do I have to pay to attend?

Information on costs is explained here on the guidelines page.

How do I cancel a reservation?

The sooner you cancel, the more the Ath will be able to adjust so that others can enjoy the event. The deadline to cancel is 9 a.m. the morning of the event. Cancel by contacting the Athenaeum.

Can I record the talk?

Please see our recording policy.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, it is explained here on the guidelines page.

Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

Claremont McKenna College
385 E. Eighth Street
Claremont, CA 91711

Phone: (909) 607-8244


Phone: (909) 621-8244
Fax: (909) 621-8579