Commencement 2018

Pitzer’s 54th Annual Commencement was held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Stephen L. Glass Commencement Plaza.

Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony Video and Gallery

Keynote Speaker
Dolores Huerta, president and founder of the Dolores Huerta Foundation and co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America with César Chávez. More information about Dolores Huerta

Other Participants

Carlos Perrett ’18, Political Studies/Spanish major, was selected as the senior class speaker. Senior Class President Melissa Banales ’18 will present the class gift.

The Class of 2018 also selected Professors Kathleen Yep and Will Barndt as student marshals. This year’s faculty marshals will be Professors Jim Hoste, Leah Light and Stuart McConnell. The honored guest is dining hall staff member Gary Lewis.

For information regarding Commencement please contact:

Office of Student Affairs
Scott Hall 120
1050 N. Mills Ave.
Claremont, CA  91711

Graduation Photos

A photographer will photograph each and every graduate as they receive their diploma during the commencement ceremony. An individual photo of each graduate will also be taken immediately afterwards. Visit for more information.

To order other prints from Commencement Weekend photography, please go to

For information regarding transcripts, diplomas and references
Registrar’s Office: 909.621.8363

For information regarding financial aid
Please contact the Financial Aid Office: 909.621.8208