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ORIENTATION ADVENTURE

ALL FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS SPEND FOUR DAYS IN SMALL GROUP EXCURSIONS WITH 10 TO 15 FELLOW CLASSMATES BEFORE CLASSES BEGIN AS PART OF NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION.

These adventures take place in, above and around the Los Angeles Basin and the greater Southern California area.

Recent Orientation Adventures

  • Backpacking in the San Gabriel Mountains
  • Exploring LA’s arts and food culture
  • Biking the central Pacific coast
  • Beach camping at Crystal Cove
  • Rock climbing and bouldering
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PITZER ACTIVITIES (PACT)

PAct, THE STUDENT-RUN PROGRAMMING BOARD, ORGANIZES A VARIETY OF ON- AND OFF-CAMPUS EVENTS FOR STUDENTS.

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SNACKIE SNACK:
A TASTY, TREASURED PITZER TRADITION

Every Tuesday at 10:00 pm in the GSC Multipurpose Room, PAct provides a delicious snack.

Most Loved Snackie Snacks

  • Donuts Snackie
  • Cinnabon Snackie
  • Acai Bowls Snackie
  • Thai Food Snackie
  • Boba Snackie
  • Valentine’s Day Snackie (chocolate covered everything)
  • Churros & Ice Cream Snackie (in celebration of the Rockabilly Festival)
  • Soul Food Snackie (in celebration of Black History Month)
  • Earth Week Snackie Snack
Pitzer On-Campus Events

ON-CAMPUS EVENTS

  • Super Bowl Viewing Party
  • Inauguration Carnival
  • Finals Week: In-N-Out Food Truck and De-stress Fest with puppies!
  • Multicultural Formal Dinner
  • Magic Show with Tom Ogden
  • Summertime Pool Party & BBQ with Alumni
  • Comedy Night with Megan Gailey
Pitzer Off-Campus Events

FAVORITE OFF-CAMPUS EVENTS

  • Bowling & Pizza night
  • Snow Day at Mt. Baldy
  • Trip to L.A. Zoo & Botanical Gardens
  • Ceramic Painting at Color Me Mine
  • Day in L.A.: The Broad & Grand Central Market
  • Angels v. Mariners baseball game
  • Trip to the L.A. County Fair
  • Beach Day at Crystal Cove
  • Raging Waters, the largest water park in California

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

With over 150 club and organizations offered by Pitzer and the other 5Cs, there’s something for everyone. You’re covered from Filmnatics to the Women’s Brewing Club, and from the Rainbow People Collaborative to Tutors for a Cause.

Pitzer Breakfast Club

Pitzer Breakfast Club

Pitzer's KUYA Movement

KUYA Movement

21
VARSITY ATHLETIC TEAMS
17
INTRAMURAL SPORTS
12
CLUB SPORTS

ATHLETICS

ALONG WITH POMONA COLLEGE, PITZER FIELDS 21 VARSITY ATHLETIC NCAA DIVISION III TEAMS IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE.

MIGHTY SAGEHENS
BaseballM
BasketballMW
Cross CountryMW
FootballM
GolfMW
LacrosseW
SoccerMW
SoftballW
Swimming & DivingMW
TennisMW
Track & FieldMW
VolleyballW
Water PoloMW
Meet Cecil The Sagehen

MEET CECIL THE SAGEHEN

While origins of our beloved mascot date back to 1913, the name Cecil didn’t appear until 1946. Two conflicting stories exist as to how Cecil the Sagehen came to be our mascot.

Pitzer's Club And Intramural Teams

CLUB AND INTRAMURAL TEAMS

Each year, approximately 900 students compete in 17 intramural sports and 12 club sports. Club sports are organized by students from the 5Cs.

EXPLORE WITH PITZER OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

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This favorite campus club provides students with opportunities to access and enjoy the vast outdoor adventure found in SoCal. Students are invited to propose or join day, overnight, weekend and over-break trips.

POA Destinations

Recent POA Destinations

  • Big Sur
  • Point Reyes
  • Kings Canyon/Sequoia National Park
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Bryce Canyon, Utah