2017 Schedule of Events

Our campus map shows locations for events on Harvey Mudd College and the commencement ceremony itself.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Lavender Graduation- T.B.A.

  • Sponsored by the Queer Resources Center (QRC) Pomona College
  • Ceremony location: T.B.A.
  • Reception location: T.B.A.
  • Speaker: T.B.A.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Black Graduation Celebration- T.B.A.

  • Sponsored by the Office of Black Student Affairs
  • Location: T.B.A.
  • Reception: T.B.A.
  • Speaker: T.B.A.

The Claremont Colleges Interfaith Baccalaureate Ceremony-  T.B.A.

  • Sponsored by The McAlister Center For Religious Activities
  • Location: T.B.A.
  • Speaker: T.B.A.

Reception for Seniors and Families with Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees- T.B.A.

7C AAPI Graduation- T.B.A.

  • Sponsored by the 7C Asian American Advisory Board
  • Location: T.B.A.
  • Reception immediately preceding graduation

Chicano Latino Graduation-  T.B.A.

  • Sponsored by Office of Chicano Latino Student Affairs
  • Location: T.B.A.
  • Reception (immediately following ceremony) location: T.B.A.
  • Speaker: T.B.A.

International Place End of the Year Celebration-  T.B.A

  • Farewell Celebration
  • McKenna Auditorium, Claremont McKenna College, 500 East 9th Street, Claremont, CA 91711
  • Graduating and departing international students, scholars, their friends and families are invited to a reception in their honor.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Senior Lunch and Program- noon–1:30 p.m.

  • Location: T.B.A. (families invited, no charge)

Academic Department Receptions- 1:30–3:00 p.m.

  • Biology- Big Oak Tree Lawn
  • Chemistry- Hixon Court
  • Computer Science- Shakespeare Plaza and adjoining Gallery
  • Engineering- Platt Living Room
  • Mathematics- SkyCube
  • Physics- Breezeway between Keck and Sprague

Graduates’ Commencement Rehearsal- 3:00 p.m.

  • Rehearsal is mandatory for graduates
  • Line-up location: Lawn between Kingston and Shanahan

President’s Reception for Graduates and Families- 4–5:30 p.m.

  • Graduates, families, faculty and staff are invited
  • Location: Garret House

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Brunch Service- 10:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

  • Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons
  • No reservation is needed, $10 per person (cash, check or Claremont Cash accepted)

 Commencement- 1:30–3:15 p.m.

  • Location: Mudd Quadrangle (There is plenty of seating in the shade, no tickets required)
  • Live stream of Commencement is available Sunday, May 14 at 1:30 p.m.

 Reception- 3:30 p.m.

  • Location: R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning (lawn)