students clapping at commencement

Commencement weekend for the Class of 2025 will take place Friday, May 16 through Sunday, May 18, 2025. Commencement weekend begins on Friday at 3:30 p.m. with the Baccalaureate services of The Claremont Colleges, and culminates with the Commencement ceremony and reception on Sunday at 10 a.m. Please note that the ceremony takes place outdoors in a grassy area, rain or shine. Please prepare accordingly.

No tickets are required for the Commencement ceremony, which will also be streamed live on this page.

More information on the weekend can be found on the following pages:

  • Full schedule of events: Other highlights of the three-day weekend, include the Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony (invitation only), the Class Day award program and dinner and An Evening of Music and Art, featuring the Glee Club and the Senior Art Show.
  • Information for graduates: Activities and deadlines to prepare graduates for Commencement.
  • Information for families: Comprehensive information about participating in Commencement weekend, including travel, local accommodations and services available to guests at the Commencement ceremony.

If you have questions, please contact the Pomona Events Office at (909) 607-2241 or email For updates, bookmark this page.