Claremont McKenna College is a work in progress. As such, new buildings will be constructed and existing facilities renovated, dictated by what is required to best serve the students and their teachers. This site will acquaint you with what's new at CMC, and the College's pride in its past and commitment to its future.
Named in honor of CMC trustee and alumnus George R. Roberts '66 P'93, the Roberts Pavilion is the spectacular new fitness and events center for Claremont McKenna College and the athletic center for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps intercollegiate, intramural, and physical education programs.
The Mid Quad consists of seven dormitories: Phillips, Beckett, Berger, Benson, Crown, and Marks Halls, and the new Claremont Hall. The award winning Crown Hall was completed in 2009, but the other five older dorms were constructed in the 1950s and 1960s and recently had their first major renovations.
The construction of the central plant on the south edge of our campus along the Sixth Street corridor allows the College to fold several mechanical improvements into one project.
CMC has improved the College’s southern edge along Sixth Street, using a phased approach, with landscape and hardscape that promotes CMC’s identity while respecting the views of our neighbors.
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Viñoly, the Kravis Center (named in honor of CMC benefactor Henry Kravis ’67 and Marie-Josée Kravis) is a five-level, 162,000-sq-ft academic and administrative facility which serves as the western gateway to the campus. The Center includes offices, classrooms, seminar rooms, an underground parking structure and outdoor courtyards.
Renovation of the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum was completed in the summer of 2011. Some of the highlights include a palette of new wall finishes, lighting, floor coverings, sound system, and artwork for the main dining room, lobby area, restrooms and other meeting and dining spaces on the first floor.
Crown Hall is a new paradigm for dormitories on campus. It’s an award-winning Silver LEED-certified student residence hall located on Amherst Avenue. Architectural judges were captivated by the building’s combination of living and sustainable design features, and the hall was also the recipient of the 2009 Residential Architect Design Award (RADA)
Under the stewardship of the architectural firm of Moore Ruble Yudell, the scope of renovations made to the North Mall area on campus was extensive, encompassing (west to east) the Kravis Center to the eastern edge of Heggblade Center, including a full renovation of the Hub in the Emett Student Center.
Construction on this new state-of-the-art tennis facility was completed and the site dedicated in January 2009. The Center was made possible through the generous support of Gary Biszantz, '56 P'08, and others.
Constructed in 1967, the 7-story Auen and Fawcett residence hall towers in the South Quad were completely renovated during Summer 2008 at a cost of $11.3 million.