Bookmark and Share
  • Text +
  • Text -

February 13-15, 2015

Open all Weekend

Pomona College Museum of Art

Don't miss the opportunity to visit this semester's special exhibitions at the Pomona College Museum of Art, 330 N. College Ave.

Dividing the Light, the James Turrell ’65 Skyspace

Located in the Draper Courtyard, Lincoln and Edmunds buildings, is a unique light show that begins each evening at dusk and lasts for approximately one hour. Come for all or part of the show.

ASPC Coop Store

This student-run store in Smith Campus Center sells Sagehen apparel and memorabilia. Come dressed for the occasion! Visit the Parents and Alumni section on the web: Hours are Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to midnight; Sunday, noon to 9 p.m.

ASPC Coop Fountain

The Coop Fountain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between. Don’t miss the famous Coop shakes. Hours are Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Sagehen Café

The Sagehen Café offers a full service coffee bar featuring Peet’s coffee. Café hours are Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, with a lunch service from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon; Sunday, closed.

Dinner will be on your own each night. For more information on local restaurants and food establishments, please visit You’re also welcome at our dining halls during dinner hours.

Interactive Campus Map

Link to interactive campus map

Please visit our interactive Campus Map to find specific locations and parking information. Please note our main parking structure (shown above) appears to be an athletic field in Google Maps and on our campus map.

We also offer a printable PDF map [pdf] .

Thursday, February 12

Arriving early? The following events are open specially for our Family Weekend guests:

4–5:30 p.m. 
Pomona Organic Farm Stand 
The Pomona College Organic Farm will be selling it's campus-grown produce, t-shirts, teas and baked goods. Come by to learn about the farm and sample some delicious goods!
Smith Campus Center Courtyard.

4:10–5:40 p.m.
Pomona College Glee Club Rehearsal.
The Pomona College Glee Club is a 33-voice advanced chamber choir that performs classical music from many historical periods. The ensemble sings at most major college events and ends each Spring semester with a 7- to 10-day concert tour.
Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building.

5–11 p.m.
Pomona College Museum of Art open hours
Please visit for information on current exhibits.
Pomona College Museum of Art, 330 N. College Ave.

6:30–8 p.m. Pomona College Choir Rehearsal.
The Pomona College Choir is a 70-voice concert choir that draws its membership from across the Claremont Colleges and the community. The Choir generally presents two concerts a year of major choral works.
Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building.

6:30–8:30 p.m. Pomona College Orchestra Rehearsal.
The Pomona College Orchestra is one of the largest ensembles on campus and draws its membership from across the consortium and the greater Claremont community. It presents four full programs each year.
Bridges Hall of Music.

8–11 p.m. Art After Hours: Annual GALentine's Polaroid Picture Grams
Come join us for live music (starting at 9 p.m.) and create original one of a kind grams using Polaroid pictures provided by Art After Hours.
Pomona College Museum of Art, 330 N. College Ave.

Friday, February 13

8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Registration and information 
Continental breakfast served until 11 a.m.
Smith Campus Center Courtyard.

8 a.m.–Noon.
Open classes 
Pick up a class list at the registration table and join your student or pick any class that interests you. Classes begin on the hour.

10 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Career Development Office open house 
 The award-winning Pomona College Career Development Office (CDO) is hosting special hours for Family Weekend guests.
Career Development Office, Alexander Hall

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Lunch with your student 
Reservations required. Join your student for lunch in Frank, Frary or Oldenborg Dining Hall.

Noon-1 p.m.
Oldenborg Luncheon Colloquium
Noted scholars, writers, activists, and professionals speak on a broad variety of cultural and international topics.
Oldenborg Dining Hall

Noon-5 p.m.
Pomona College Museum of Art open hours 
Please visit for information on current exhibits.
Pomona College Museum of Art, 330 N. College Ave.

12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. 
Softball vs. Redlands (Double-header)
Wig Softball Field

1:15 p.m. 
Islamic Friday Prayer (Juma'h) 
McAlister Center for Religious Activities, 919 North Columbia Ave.

1:30–2:30 p.m.
Pomona Family College 
Faculty and administration members are have designed special sessions just for you.
Locations vary - speakers will be finalized February 2015

2:30 p.m. 
Baseball vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 
Alumni Baseball Field

2:45 p.m.
"How Do I Get There from Here?"
Informational interviewing meets speed dating. Students have an opportunity to meet with parent volunteers from various fields to discuss career paths in an informal roundtable format.
Smith Campus Center room 201

2:45 p.m.
SURP 2014 Poster Fair
Students who participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) in 2014 present their work.
Smith Campus Center room 208

3–5 p.m.
Queer Resource Center open house
The QRC will be open for families and friends to tour the space.
Walton Commons

4–5 p.m.
Ten-Minute Play Festival 
The festival features five original plays written, directed, and performed by Claremont College students.
Seaver Theatre

5–6:30 p.m.
President’s reception
Meet President David Oxtoby, his wife Claire, college faculty, staff and members of the Parents Council.
Edmunds Ballroom, Smith Campus Center
5:30 p.m. 
Shabbat service and Dinner at McAlister Center.
Reservations required for dinner. Please RSVP by calling (909) 621-8685.
McAlister Center for Religious Activities, 919 North Columbia Ave.

7 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse vs. Western
First Street Athletic Field

8 p.m.
Family Dance Night and after-hours parent social
The program will begin with a short performance by the Claremont Colleges Ballroom Dance Company, followed by the dance company leading a brief class.  This ballroom party is for all levels of dancer, from beginner to advanced.
Doms Lounge, Smith Campus Center

8 p.m.
Performances by Pomona College faculty members including the Cornucopia Baroque Ensemble. A potpurri of works including music by Bach, Dave Brubeck, Krieger, Francisco Tarrega, and more.  
Bridges Hall of Music

Saturday, February 14

8 a.m.–Noon
Registration and information
Continental breakfast served.
Smith Campus Center Courtyard

8 a.m.–Noon.
Financial aid consultations (by appointment only)
Make an appointment on Friday for a consultation with one of our financial aid staff members.
Alexander Hall, Room 117.

9:45–10:45 a.m.
Pomona Family College 
This is your second chance to participate in academic offerings specially designed for Family Weekend.
Locations vary - speakers will be finalized February 2015

10 a.m.–Noon 
Coffee at the QRC 
Join us for coffee, light snacks and conversation. Tour the space and learn about the QRC's programs and events!
Walton Commons

11 a.m.
Woman's and Men's Track and Field vs. Occidental 
Dual Meet #5
Strehle Track

11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Baseball vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Double Header)
Alumni Baseball Field (at Claremont McKenna College)

11 a.m.–Noon 
The Pomona College Experience 
Discuss and explore opportunities, inside and outside of the classroom. Take part in a conversation with representatives from the Academic Dean's Office and the Dean of Students Office.
Rose Hills Theatre, Smith Campus Center

11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Brunch with your student 
Reservations required. Join your student for lunch in Frank or Frary dining hall.

12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Softball vs. George Fox (Double-header)
Wig Softball Field

Noon-5 p.m.
Pomona College Museum of Art open hours
Please visit for information on current exhibits.
Pomona College Museum of Art, 330 N. College Ave.

2 p.m.
Women's Basketball vs. Caltech
Rains Center

2–3:30 p.m.
Pomona’s Got Talent
Students showcase their talents in the performing arts.
Bridges Hall of Music
3–4 p.m.
Parents Council Reception
Meet members of Pomona’s Parents Council and mix and mingle with current students and their families. 
Carolyn Lyon Garden

4 p.m.
Men's Basketball vs. Caltech
Rains Center

8 p.m.
Keyboard Fireworks
Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano, harpsichord, toy piano, gongs, crotales, and more. Music by Beethoven, Božičević, Rachmaninoff, Rohde and others.
Bridges Hall of Music

8:15 p.m.
Movement and Sound - A Presentation of 5C Consortium Performing Arts.
See talented students perform alongside their consortium peers in several gifted and show-stopping performing arts groups.
Garrison Theater (at Scripps College), 231 E. 10th St.

Sunday, February 15

9–10:30 a.m.
Conviértase en un Sagehen 
Con la ayuda de la comunidad universitario, exploraremos que significa ser un estudiante de Pomona.
Smith Campus Center, Room 208

10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 
Roman Catholic Mass 
McAlister Center for Religious Activities, 919 North Columbia Ave.

11 a.m.
Día de la Familia.
Reservations required. The CUC Chicano-Latino Student Affairs (CLSA) will host family events on Sunday. Please RSVP by calling (909) 621-8044.
Bridges Hall of Music

10:30 a.m.–1 p.m
Sunday Jazz brunch
Reservations are required. Join your student for brunch with live entertainment.
Frary Dining Hall

11:30 a.m.
Interdenominational Christian Worship
McAlister Center for Religious Activities, 919 North Columbia Ave.

Noon-5 p.m.
Pomona College Museum of Art open hours
Please visit for information on current exhibits.
Pomona College Museum of Art, 330 N. College Ave.

3 p.m.
Pomona Composers
Genevieve Feiwen Lee, toy piano; Cynthia Fogg & Kira Blumberg, violas; Tom Flahery, cello; Karl Kohn, piano; David Sherr, oboe d'amore. Music by Flaherty, Kohn, Lindholm, Randall-Myers P'09, and Sherr.
Bridges Hall of Music