2019 Commencement Schedule

Thursday, May 16

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony
Pickford Auditorium, Bauer Center South

5:30 p.m.
Phi Beta Kappa Reception and Dinner (By Reservation)
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

5:00 p.m.
First-Generation Student Graduation Ceremony
McKenna Auditorium

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Claremont Colleges International Graduation
Rose Hills Theater, Pomona College

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Friday, May 17

9:00 a.m.
Commencement Rehearsal for All Graduates
Cap and Gown Distribution for Undergraduates
Arena, Roberts Pavilion

11:00 a.m.
Office of Black Student Affairs (OBSA) Graduation
Seaver Theatre, Pomona College

3:30 p.m.
Interfaith Baccalaureate Service
Keynote Speaker: Naomi Levy
Garrison Theater, Scripps College

4:30-6:00 p.m.
Reception for Graduates, Families, and Friends
Hosted by the CMC Alumni Association
Collins Dining Hall

5:30 p.m.
Asian-American Pacific Islander Graduation Ceremony
Edmonds Ballroom, Pomona College

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Chicano Latino Graduation Reception
Little Bridges auditorium, Pomona College

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Chicano Latino Graduation Ceremony
Little Bridges auditorium, Pomona College

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Saturday, May 18

9:00 a.m.
R.O.T.C. Commissioning Ceremony
Arena, Roberts Pavilion

11:00 a.m.
Gates Open for Ceremony Seating
Pritzlaff Field

11:30 a.m.
Honors Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
Eggert Dining Room, Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

1:00 p.m.
Line-up for ALL Graduates
Arena, Roberts Pavilion

2:00 p.m.
72nd Annual Commencement Ceremony
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Arthur Brooks
President, American Enterprise Institute
Pritzlaff Field

4:00 p.m.
Reception for Graduates, Families, and Friends
Parents Field

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