Class of 2021

Student-Only Graduation Ceremony
Saturday, May 15, 2021
CMC Campus

Commencement Celebration Weekend
June 3-5, 2022
CMC Campus


Appointments now available for Class of 2021 photos on campus.

Student Registration for the Class of 2021 May Graduation Ceremony is now closed. To participate virtually, please contact the Office of events at

Important Information: We are encouraging all registered students planning to attend the May 15 Graduation Ceremony in-person to update their vaccination information by logging into the COVID-19 CMC Community Portal and uploading your vaccine information (including an image of your vaccination card) using the “COVID-19 Vaccine Self Reporting” button. Please include any vaccination information you have to date; the information and scan of your vaccination card can be updated once you complete your second vaccine dose.

Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony FAQ

Claremont McKenna College is pleased to announce a student-only, modified Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2021 on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The College understand that not all seniors will be able to return in May, and we are committed to providing an opportunity for every member of the Class to be recognized at the May 15 event—in-person or virtually. The May event will be held in addition to the multi-day celebratory weekend scheduled for June 3-5, 2022.


Schedule for Graduation Ceremony – Saturday, May 15, 2021

Please note that only members of the Class of 2021 who are pre-registered are permitted on campus for this event.

Livestream link for Graduation Ceremony now available.

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
Student Check In

  • Students with last name beginning A-M: Roberts Pavilion Plaza (Parking available at Sixth Street/Mills Avenue and Biszantz Tennis Center Parking Lots)
  • Students with last name beginning N-Z: Bauer Center (Parking available at Ninth Street Parking Lots)

3:30 p.m.
Student Seated in Assigned Chairs
Parents Field

4:00 p.m.
Graduation Ceremony
Parents Field

Students will be expected to depart campus immediately following the conclusion of the Graduation Ceremony.