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Visiting Campus

Sagehen fans at a Pomona-Pitzer basketball game
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Office Closure

Please note that the Office of Admissions will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 7th.

Tour and Information Session Registration

To register for tours and information sessions online, please visit our interactive campus visit scheduling page

 

You may also schedule on-campus interviews online.

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 traveling long distances to visit us, it may be advisable to 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 2015


May 18, 2015-July 17, 2015 (Early Summer Schedule)

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

Special Dates
May 25 Office Closed
July 3 Office Closed

July 20, 2015-September 4, 2015 (Late Summer Schedule)

Monday-Friday Saturday
Campus Tours 9 am & 2:30 pm Office is closed.
Info Session 10 am & 1:30 pm Office is closed.

September 7, 2015-December 5, 2015 (Fall Schedule)

Monday-Friday Saturday
Campus Tours 10 am, 12 pm & 1:30 pm 1 pm (9/26-11/21 & 12/5)
Info Session 11 am Noon (9/26-11/21 & 12/5)

Special Dates
September 7 Office Closed
October 16, 19 & 20
November 23-24
Tours at 10 am and 1:30 pm; Info session at 11 am
November 25 No tours; Info session at 11; Office closes at 3 pm

December 7, 2015-January 1, 2016 (Holiday Schedule)

Monday-Friday Saturday
December 7-16 Tours at Noon
Info Session at 11 am
Office is closed.
December 17-18 Tours at Noon
No Info Session
Office is closed.

December 21-22 No Tours
Info Session at 11 am
Office is closed.

December 23 No Tours
Info Session at 11 am
Office Closes at 3 pm
Office is closed.

December 24-January 1 Tours at Noon
No Info Session
Office is closed.


On-Campus Tours and Information Sessions

Student-led tours of the Pomona College campus are available whenever the Office of Admissions is open (see hours above). Tours generally last one hour and tour times may vary by time of year. 

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. Please see the schedule above for times, which vary at different points in the year.

To register for a tour and/or information session, please visit our interactive campus visit scheduling page.

 

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.

 

Music Rehearsals and Faculty Meetings

With a range of outstanding performance opportunities, a talented and passionate student body, and a reputation for musical excellence, Pomona’s Music Department is the ideal place for you to continue your involvement with music regardless of major. Prospective students interested in learning more about Pomona's stellar music program are encourage to contact the Department of Music to arrange a visit. Students can attend a rehearsal and/or speak with a faculty member about the program and it's many performance opportunities. 

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