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Visiting Campus

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Office Closure

Please note that the Office of Admissions will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 1, 2014.

Interactive Admissions Calendar

For the most up-to-date information, please visit our live Admissions Calendar, which will allow you to see tours, information sessions, office closures and deadlines in one convenient place.

The best way to gain a true appreciation for the qualities and opportunities that make this college unique is through a campus visit. We are always pleased to meet students and learn about their interests, and we welcome you to meet our students, visit our classes, and see the community here for yourself. The Pomona College Office of Admissions is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. throughout the year.

The office is also open Saturday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from late September through early December, except Thanksgiving weekend.

If you are travelling long distances to visit us, it may be advisable to call to confirm Office of Admissions hours and availability.

Visitors are welcome at any time of the year, although visiting when classes are in session will provide the most accurate view of campus life. We recommend avoiding the periods immediately before or after a break, and before or during final exams. We encourage visitors to allow a minimum of two hours for a tour and information session and additional time for an interview and to visit classes.

Please make arrangements for interviews at least three weeks in advance; in particular, Saturday and holiday interview appointments fill quickly, as do appointments in December, as deadlines approach. Requests to stay overnight in a residence hall should be made two weeks in advance, and will be honored only for high school seniors and transfer applicants.

Tour and Information Session Schedule - through December 2014

May 17, 2014-September 7, 2014 (Summer Schedule)

Monday-Friday Saturday
Campus Tours 9 am & 11 am Office is closed
Info Session 10 am Office is closed

Special Dates
May 26th Office is closed.
July 4th Office is closed.
September 1st Office is closed.


September 8, 2014-December 5, 2014 (Fall Schedule)

Monday-Friday Saturday (Sept 27-Dec 6)
Campus Tours 10 am, 12 pm & 1:30 pm 1 pm (office closed Nov 29)
Info Session 11 am Noon (office closed Nov 29)

Special Dates
October 17, 20 & 21 Tours at 10 am & 1:30 pm; Info Session at 11 am
November 24-25 Tours at 10 am & 1:30 pm; Info Session at 11 am
November 26 No Tours; Info Session at 11; Office Closes at 3 pm
November 27-28 Office Closed


December 8, 2014-January 1, 2015 (Finals and Holiday Schedule)

Monday-Friday Saturday
Campus Tours Noon Office is closed
Info Session 11 am Office is closed

Special Dates
December 22 No Tours; Info Session at 11 am
December 23 No Tours; Info Session at 11 am; Office Closes at 3 pm
December 24-January 1 Office is closed.


On-Campus Tours

Student-led tours of the Pomona College campus are available whenever the Office of Admissions is open (see hours above). No appointment is necessary, although tour times may vary by time of year. Tours generally last one hour.

Information Sessions

Members of the Pomona College Admissions staff conduct group information sessions daily for interested students and parents. The sessions offer an overview of the College and its programs, followed by an informal question-and-answer period. No appointment is required. Please see the schedule above for times, which vary at different points in the year.

Class Visits

Prospective students who visit while the College is in session may be able to attend a class in an area of interest. The widest selection of classes is available in the morning, and relatively few classes are scheduled for Friday afternoon. Most classes range from 50 minutes to 90 minutes in length. Please view the Claremont Undergraduate Course Schedule to see what Pomona classes are offered if you are visiting on a weekday during fall or spring semester.

Jan. 3, 2012 to Jan. 27, 2012** (Winter Break Schedule)