Sagehen Athletics Orientation

Wednesday, August 10, 4–5 p.m.

This event has passed.

New Football Athletes and Families Orientation Session
Edmunds Ballroom, Pomona College

This session will provide an opportunity to meet athletic administrators and other members of the Sagehen community. You will have the chance to ask questions about your student athlete’s experience and learn ways to best support their success on and off the field. Your student will be attending this event, per direction from their coaches. Please register for everyone else in your family group who will join us.

Tuesday, August 16, 4–5 p.m.

New Water Polo Athletes and Families Orientation Session
Edmunds Ballroom, Pomona College

This session will provide an opportunity to meet athletic administrators and other members of the Sagehen community. You will have the chance to ask questions about your student athlete’s experience and learn ways to best support their success on and off the field. Your student will be attending this event, per direction from their coaches. Please register for everyone else in your family group who will join us.

Wednesday, August 17,  4–5 p.m.

New Cross Country & Women’s Soccer Athletes and Families Orientation Session
Edmunds Ballroom, Pomona College

This session will provide an opportunity to meet athletic administrators and other members of the Sagehen community. You will have the chance to ask questions about your student athlete’s experience and learn ways to best support their success on and off the field. Your student will be attending this event, per direction from their coaches. Please register for everyone else in your family group who will join us.

Thursday, August 18, 4–5 p.m.  

New Volleyball & Men’s Soccer Athletes and Families Orientation Session
Edmunds Ballroom, Pomona College

This session will provide an opportunity to meet athletic administrators and other members of the Sagehen community. You will have the chance to ask questions about your student athlete’s experience and learn ways to best support their success on and off the field. Your student will be attending this event, per direction from their coaches. Please register for everyone else in your family group who will join us.

Saturday, August 20, 3:45–4:30 p.m.

Athletics Families Info Session
Edmunds Ballroom, Pomona College

This session will provide an opportunity to meet athletic administrators and other members of the Sagehen community. You will have the chance to ask questions about your student athlete’s experience and learn ways to best support their success on and off the field. Your student will be attending this event, per direction from their coaches. Please register for everyone else in your family group who will join us.

Family Orientation and Move-in Weekend

Thank you for joining us for Family Orientation and Move-in Weekend!

We were thrilled to have so many family members join us on campus. Photos from the weekend will be added onto the Pitzer College Flickr page shortly. Check back on Friday, August 26 for a direct link.

Be sure to save the date for Family Weekend, October 28-30, 2022 and make plans to come back to Claremont for a weekend of fun with your student and other members of the Pitzer community. Registration will open at the end of August. More information can be found on our Family Weekend webpage.

Summer Welcome Receptions 2022

Incoming families are invited to join us for these regional gatherings to celebrate joining the Pitzer community prior to moving on to campus. These in-home hosted events will give you the opportunity to ask questions of current parents, students, and staff members while connecting with other families in your local area. If you are unable to attend in person or an event is not held in your area, please join us for the virtual reception listed below.  

There are no more upcoming receptions for Summer 2022. We hope to see you at Family Weekend on October 28-30!
For more information and to register, please click here.

** Dates and locations are subject to change. All times are listed in local time.

Past Summer Welcome Receptions

San Francisco, CA 
Saturday, July 9, 2–4 p.m. 
Hosted by Family Leadership Council Co-President Julia Weber P’23, Charles Fineberg P’23, and Zach Fineberg ’23 

This event has passed.
Thank you to our hosts and attendees for a wonderful afternoon in San Francisco.

New York, NY 
Wednesday, July 13, 3–5 p.m. & 6–8 p.m.
Hosted by Trustee David Good P’20 and Linda Schupack P’20

This event has passed.
Thank you to our hosts and attendees for great receptions in New York.

Palo Alto, CA 
Sunday, July 17, 3–5 p.m. 
Hosted by Megan Swezey Fogarty P’22, Mike Fogarty P’22, and Michaela Fogarty ’22

This event has passed.
Thank you to our hosts and attendees for a wonderful afternoon in Palo Alto.

Washington DC 
Thursday, July 21, 5:30–7:30 p.m. 
Hosted by Interim President Jill Klein P’15

This event has passed.
Thank you to our hosts and attendees for a wonderful evening in Washington DC.

La Jolla, CA 
Saturday, July 23, 1–3 p.m. 
Hosted by Trustee and Family Leadership Council Past Co-President Jamie Rhodes P’22, Trustee, Kalpana Singh Rhodes P’22, and Kiran Rhodes ’22 

This event has passed.
Thank you to our hosts and attendees for a wonderful afternoon in La Jolla.

Denver, CO 
Thursday, July 28, 6–8 p.m.
Hosted by Jennifer Eichberg P’26, Adam Eichberg P’26, and Ella Eichberg ’26

This event has passed.
Thank you to our hosts and attendees for a wonderful evening in Denver.

Virtual Reception
Tuesday, August 2, 4:30–6:30 p.m. PT
Hosted by the Office of Alumni & Family Engagement, the Office of Student Affairs, and the Office of Study Abroad and International Programs

This event has passed.
Thank you to our partners for a wonderful event.
View the recording here.

Orinda, CA 
Wednesday, August 4, 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Hosted by Monique Jasper P’25, David Jasper P’25, and Kyle Jasper ’25

This event has passed.
Thank you to our hosts and attendees for a wonderful evening in Orinda.

Claremont, CA 
Saturday, August 6, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Hosted by Interim President Jill Klein P’15

This event has passed.
Thank you to our hosts and attendees for a wonderful afternoon in Claremont.

Bellevue, WA 
Sunday, August 7, 2–4 p.m.
Hosted by Jane Yung Dennie P’26 and Charlotte Dennie ’26

This event has passed.
Thank you to our hosts and attendees for a wonderful afternoon in Bellevue.

Family Weekend 2022 – Videos From Pitzer Students!

Pitzer students wanted to share their campus life experience with you! A special thank you to the social media team who put these videos together, Nayab Ali ’23, Kenric Jameison ’23, and Olivia Richards ’25!

A warm welcome to Family Weekend from some of our students.
Students share their favorite hang-out spots.
Enjoy this showcase of favorite scenic spaces on campus.
A recap of student activities from this year.

Accommodations

Family Weekend 2022 Hotel Reservation Blocks

Near Pitzer

Sheraton Suites Fairplex
5.2 miles from Pitzer
601 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona 91768
909.622.2220 or 888.627.8074
Click here to reserve your room
Block Rate: from $179 (not incl. tax/fees)
Reserve by September 29

DoubleTree Pomona
9.4 miles from Pitzer
3101 W. Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
909.594.0600
Click here to reserve your room
Block Rate: from $149 (not incl. tax/fees)
Reserve by September 28

Near Ontario Airport

Sheraton Ontario Airport
7.6 miles from Pitzer
429 N. Vineyard Ave.
Ontario, CA 91764
909.937.8000 or 800.582.2946
Click here to reserve your room
Block Rate: from $199 (not incl. tax/fees)
Reserve by September 28

La Quinta Inn & Suites Ontario
10.3 miles from Pitzer
3555 Inland Empire Blvd.
Ontario, CA 91764
909.476.1112
Click here to reserve your room
Block Rate: from $269 (not incl. tax/fees)
Reserve by September 30

Homewood Suites by Hilton Ontario-Rancho
10.7 miles from Pitzer
11433 Mission Vista Dr.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
909.481.6480
Click here to reserve your room
Block Rate: from $249
Reserve by September 27

Hampton Inn & Suites Ontario
11.3 miles from Pitzer
4500 E. Ontario Mills Cir.
Ontario, CA 91764
909.980.9888
Click here to reserve your room
Block Rate: from $225 (not incl. tax/fees)
Reserve by September 16

Other Hotels

Near Pitzer

DoubleTree Claremont
1.1 miles from Pitzer
555 West Foothill Blvd.
Claremont
909.626.2411 or 800.854.5733
Website

Hotel Casa 425
1.6 miles from Pitzer
425 W First St
Claremont, CA 91711
1.866.450.0425
Website

Comfort Inn Near Fairplex
6.3 miles from Pitzer
1421 S. Garey Ave.
Pomona, CA 91773
909.620.0099
Website

Near Ontario Airport

Comfort Suites
7.9 miles from Pitzer
1811 E. Holt Blvd.
Ontario, CA 91761
909-605-0700
Website

DoubleTree Ontario Airport Hotel
7.8 miles from Pitzer
222 N Vineyard Ave.
Ontario, CA 91764
800.222.TREE or 909.937.0900
Website

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson–Ontario Mills
11 miles from Pitzer
4674 E. Ontario Mills Pkwy
Ontario, CA 91764
909.204.5365
Website

Air Travel

Airports

Ontario International Airport (ONT) is located 20 minutes from campus. Many major airlines service Ontario.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is located about one hour and 15 minutes from campus (assuming minimal traffic). Most major airlines service LAX.

John Wayne International Airport (Orange County) is located in Newport Beach, just off the 405 freeway, about 30 miles south of Claremont. Estimated travel time is approximately one hour.

Other nearby airports: Long Beach Airport (LBG) – 41.2 miles from Pitzer, Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) – 41.5 miles from Pitzer

Airport Shuttle Service

Airport shuttle services are available to The Claremont Colleges and nearby hotels. Prices may vary depending on type of van service, number of passengers, and total bags.

Express Shuttle: 800.427.7483
SuperShuttle: 800.BLUE.VAN (258.3826)

Ground Transportation

Rental Car
Alamo: 800.327.9633
Avis: 800.831.2847
Enterprise: 800.325.8007
National: 800.227.7368
Thrifty: 800.367.2277
Prime Time Shuttle: 800.RED.VANS (733.8267)

Claremont Dial-a-Ride
909.623.0183

Claremont Dial-a-Ride is a curb-to-curb transportation service open to people of all ages and provides transportation within the boundaries of Claremont as well as medical facilities in the Pomona Valley Medical Center area, the Courthouse and Social Security office in Pomona, the Montclair Place, and Montclair TransCenter. For more information, please visit pvtrans.org/programs/claremont-dial-a-ride.

Metrolink and Foothill Transit
Claremont Metrolink Station
200 W. 1st Street
Claremont, CA

The Claremont Metrolink Station provides easy transportation to various activity centers via Metrolink and Foothill Transit. Ride into downtown Los Angeles’ Union Station and connect with buses and trains that take you to a number of locations in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas, or simply enjoy downtown Los Angeles.

For a full schedule and information, please visit www.metrolinktrains.com and foothilltransit.org

Other Ground Transportation

Amtrak
The nearest Amtrak station is located on Garey Avenue in Pomona, about three miles from campus. Service is provided daily.

Greyhound Bus Lines
The closest Greyhound depot is located on Indian Hill Boulevard, just south of the I-10 freeway.

Family Weekend 2022 Community Guidelines & Help Desk

Thank you for attending Family Weekend! If you are having trouble accessing any Family Weekend content and require additional assistance, please email us at [email protected].

COMMUNITY GUIDELINES

Welcome to the Pitzer community!

We want everyone to feel encouraged to be part of this special community and have their voice heard. We encourage your participation to connect and engage with fellow community members and aim to create a safe space for all. While we do moderate this community, we welcome open discussion. 

To help everyone enjoy our community, we ask that when you engage, you keep in mind the following: 

  • We don’t allow defamatory, indecent, offensive, profane, discriminatory, misleading, unlawful or threatening comments. 
  • Personal attacks, name-calling, trolling, and abuse will not be tolerated.
  • Spamming, posting promotional material, or posting links to third party websites is not permitted.
  • We reserve the right to delete comments at our discretion and block any repeat offenders. We will remove content that is fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading.
  • Coordinated group attacks will not be tolerated. 
  • Respect that other people in the community have had different life experiences and may have a different perspective to yours. We welcome different viewpoints.
  • Employees participating in the discussion in our community are reminded of the staff social media guidelines and serve as representatives of the College.

The best way to connect with a staff member or submit an official inquiry is to email [email protected] or call 909.607.4030.

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND HELP

Zoom

To download Zoom to your computer or device, please visit: https://zoom.us/download. To access Zoom How-To Videos, visit https://explore.zoom.us/resources.

Wonder (The Family Lounge)

Video chat and socialize with other Pitzer Families in the Family Lounge with Wonder. Click here to visit Wonder, then follow the prompts to set up your account. Make sure you enable your camera and microphone in order to video chat and socialize on the Wonder platform.

Snapbar

Have fun with our Pitzer themed backgrounds and frames as you snap a selfie with our Snapbar Virtual Photo Booth. Make sure you allow access to your camera when using the virtual photo booth. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #PZFamilyWeekendSelfie when posting your selfies to social media so we can share them with the whole Pitzer community.

For additional support and help navigating the Family Weekend Hub, please email us at [email protected].

Family Weekend 2022 Schedule

Friday, October 28 through Sunday, October 30

We’re so excited to see you this fall for Family Weekend!

Schedule

Jump to:

Friday, October 28

(All Day)

Pitzer Student for a Day
Locations listed in handout

Time for class! Today is your day to be a student. Pitzer professors are opening classes for you to join the students in attending classes for lectures and discussion. No homework or reading assignments required.

10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Registration, Information, and the Pitzer Store
Broad Center Performance Space

Pick up your name tag, schedule of events, special gift, and an energizing snack. Shop the Pitzer Store and enjoy some new gear!

10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Family Lounge
McConnell Center Living Room

Take some time to visit the Family Lounge to recuperate, connect with other families, and meet members of the Family Leadership Council.

11 – 11:45 a.m.

Student-Led Campus Tour
Meet at Broad Center East Patio

These walking tours showcase many aspects of Pitzer’s beautiful campus. You’ll visit McConnell Dining Hall, a residence hall, the Gold Student Health and Wellness Center, the Mounds, classrooms, the Grove House, and much more. Tours last approximately 45 minutes—comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Lunch With the Campus Community
McConnell Center Dining Hall

Join us for a great meal, fantastic conversation, and wonderful company as you experience going through the line in the dining hall. If you don’t have a meal ticket for this lunch, you can purchase a meal ticket at the dining hall.

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Jum’ah, Khutba and Salat
McAlister Center

Noon – 12:40 p.m — Jum’ah with Muslim students

12:40 – 1:30 p.m. — Khutba and Salat

1 – 2 p.m.

AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES
Various locations on campus

Option 1: Cultivating Malaria: The Historical Ecology of Fever in Early America
Fletcher Hall 106

Join Pitzer College Assistant Professor of History Urmi Engineer Willoughby for the latest news about her research on malaria and its environmental and cultural history in early America. Willoughby’s summer research included student research assistants who helped with mapping and transcribing documents. Willoughby will reflect on how working with research assistants motivates her research and plays a dynamic role in the exploration of ideas and data of her research.

Option 2: (1:15–2:45 p.m.) Art Galleries Tour led by Pitzer Galleries Fellows and Chris Michno, Exhibitions and Communications Manager
Nichols Gallery, Broad Center

Tour the Pitzer College Art Galleries with Chris Michno ’91, Exhibitions and Communications Manager, alongside Student Fellows Ari Ohara ’25 and Shelby Ottengheime ’23. This session will begin at the Nichols Art Gallery, with the exhibition by Cammie Staros: House of the Muses, and end at the Lenzner Family Art Gallery to view the first curation of Lauren Bon + The Metabolic Studio: Bending the River.

Option 3: Student Garden Activity – Ecology Tour
Meet at the Outdoor Classroom near Grove House

Tour the Student Garden, the Outback, and various areas of campus where indigenous plants and restorative nature thrive in this Southern California landscape. The Student Garden is a 12,000-square-foot garden with fruit trees, vegetables, and a coop for Pitzer’s chickens-in-residence.

2 – 3 p.m.

Center for Athletics, Recreation, and Wellness (CARW)
220 E. Sixth Street, Claremont

Be among the first to tour the new athletics facility on the Pomona College campus. As the new home of Sagehen Athletics, the 94,000-square-foot facility provides a greatly expanded strength and conditioning center, ample locker rooms for Pomona-Pitzer’s 21 varsity teams, classroom space, and much more. Tours run in 15-minute increments, have a 20-person capacity, and last for 30 minutes.

No reservation necessary.

3 – 3:45 p.m.

Student-Led Campus Tour
Meet at Broad Center East Patio   

These walking tours showcase many aspects of Pitzer’s beautiful campus. You’ll visit McConnell Dining Hall, a residence hall, the Gold Student Health and Wellness Center, the Mounds, classrooms, the Grove House, and much more. Tours last approximately 45 minutes—comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

4:30 – 6 p.m.

Dinner With the Campus Community
McConnell Center Dining Hall

Join us for a great meal, fantastic conversation, and wonderful company as you experience going through the line in the dining hall. If you don’t have a meal ticket for this dinner, you can purchase a meal ticket at the dining hall.

Services: 5:30 p.m.

Dinner: 6:30 p.m.

Shabbat Services and Dinner
McAlister Center

RSVP to Hannah Elkin @ [email protected]

Both will be held in McAlister Center

6:15 p.m.  

Sagehen Pep Pop-Up
Pitzer Hall, Admission Patio

Join us for a high-spirited pep rally to ramp up for the first athletic event at the new Center for Athletics, Recreation, and Wellness (CARW)! Join us before we head over together to root on our Women’s Volleyball team and celebrate our Sagehen athletic seniors.

There will be a shuttle available from Pitzer Hall to CARW.

6:30 p.m.

Worship Night
Balch Auditorium

The Protestant Interfaith Chaplaincy is hosting a Worship Night on Friday, October 28th at 6pm in Balch Auditorium. After worship, we’ll enjoy food and fellowship, bringing people together from across the 7Cs. Everyone is invited to this exciting event! No RSVP required.

7 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball Senior Night
Center for Athletics, Recreation, and Wellness (CARW)
220 E. Sixth Street, Claremont

Join the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens and cheer on the Women’s Volleyball Team on Senior Night!

Saturday, October 29

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.   

Rise and Shine Yoga
Brant Clock Tower Lawn  

Start your day with some mindful stretching with yoga instructor Tracy Brennan, fitness instructor to Pomona/Pitzer students, faculty, and staff, for meditation and yoga. Mats provided.

Rain plan: Gold Student Center, Yoga Studio  

9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Registration, Information, and the Pitzer Store
Broad Center Performance Space

Pick up your name tag, schedule of events, special gift, and an energizing snack. Shop the Pitzer Store and enjoy some new gear!

9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Family Lounge
McConnell Center Living Room

Take some time to visit the Family Lounge to recuperate, connect with other families, and meet members of the Family Leadership Council.

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Brunch With the Campus Community
McConnell Center Dining Hall

Join us for a great meal, fantastic conversation, and wonderful company as you experience going through the line in the dining hall. If you don’t have a meal ticket for this brunch, you can purchase a meal ticket at the dining hall.

1 – 2 p.m.

Afternoon Activity/Lecture Series
Various Locations   

Session 1: Economic Research: A Path to Increasing Diversity, Inclusion, and Opportunity in Economics
Fletcher Hall 106

Menna Bizuneh, Associate Professor of Economics, Director of Claremont Faculty Leadership Program, and Scholar-in-Residence

Being a student at Pitzer College provides opportunities beyond that of a typical college experience. The hands-on approach taken by our faculty ensures students have the experience and familiarity needed to thrive in the workplace. Learn from Bizuneh and former students about how Pitzer empowers future leaders through undergraduate research inside the world of economics. Limited seating available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Session 2: Assessing the Racial Climate at Pitzer
Avery Hall 201

Adrian Pantoja, Professor of Political Studies/Chicano Studies, Associate Dean and Chair of the Melvin L. Oliver Racial Justice Initiative

President Melvin L. Oliver launched the Racial Justice Initiative (RJI) in the summer of 2020 in response to the death of George Floyd and ongoing racialized violence gripping the nation. The goal of the Racial Justice Initiative is to support productive discussion, analysis, and activism around racial justice. The fight for racial justice also requires we look inward at our institutional shortcomings. Drawing on unique data from the National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climates, Pantoja analyzes the degree to which RJI is building a racially engaged and inclusive community.

Session 3: KSPC Radio Station Panel
Academic Courtyard Near West Hall

There are many unique opportunities at the 5Cs for students to receive hands-on experience in broadcasting, podcasting, journalism, and filmmaking. Director of Student Media Erica Tyron and a panel of students will share about opportunities at KSPC, the campus radio station, The Student Life newspaper, and Studio 47, an equipment and educational resource for student filmmakers. There will be a short presentation with time for a Q&A.

Rain plan: Fletcher Hall 112

2:30–3:30 p.m.

Afternoon Activity/Lecture Series
Various Locations   

Session 1: First-Gen Reception
McConnell Center Founders Room

Come together with First-Gen students, faculty, alumni, families, and staff to mingle and meet one another. Meet the staff, faculty, and students who make up the FirstGen Program, and get to know the program’s evolution and current events and activities.

Session 2: Student Garden Activity – Create Your Own “Pitzer Blend” Tea Sachets
Outdoor Classroom near Grove House

“A cup of tea solves everything.” Pitzer’s Student Garden Club invites you to join in the harvest at the Student Garden, where you’ll create your own “Pitzer blend” tea sachets using the Garden’s tea plants and leaves. Learn the art of plucking plants for your perfect blend of tea. Hot water will be available for your personalized cup of tea.

Session 3: Tie-Dying With the Student Engagement Team
North Mounds

Join the Student Engagement Team on the Mounds for tie-dying fun! “I 🧡 Pitzer” bandanas, blank tote bags and scrunchies, and all you need to tie-dye will be provided, including easy instruction from the Student Engagement Team. Zip-close bags will be provided, along with care instructions so you can take your one-of-a-kind bandana home with you. (Please note: tie-dye supplies will be limited.)

Session 4: Critical Action & Social Advocacy (CASA) Pitzer
Commencement Plaza Tent #1

Connect with CASA’s Interim Director Barbara Junisbai, associate professor of organizational studies, along with CASA students Aloha Cerit ’23, Mateo Henriquez ’22, and Aditi Madhok ’23. Hear how Pitzer’s core values meet action and advocacy. The CASA Pitzer academic program facilitates student internships and community-based participatory research on regional equity and justice issues pertaining to incarceration, immigration, education, environment, labor, art, culture, and health. The event includes an overview and Q&A.

Session 5: The Writing Center (30-minute session)
Broad Hall 110

The Writing Center is a place to write, think, and talk about writing, with the goal of nurturing the habits of mind that support thoughtful inquiry. Come and learn about all of the different resources available to you, including individual consultations, workshops, resources, collaborations and experiential learning, and more!

3 – 4 p.m.

Fall Activities With Pitzer Clubs & Orgs
The Mounds

Enjoy a fun and relaxing afternoon with Pitzer College clubs and orgs. Delight in fall on campus with cookie decorating, rock painting, collaborative family weekend murals, and more while enjoying some music and refreshments. You will meet students from some of the more than 50 clubs and student groups representing various interests that are recognized and funded by the Pitzer College Student Senate.

Rain plan: Gold Student Center Multipurpose Room

3 – 4 p.m.

Center for Athletics, Recreation, and Wellness (CARW)
220 E. Sixth Street, Claremont

Be among the first to tour the new athletics facility on the Pomona College campus. As the new home of Sagehen Athletics, the 94,000-square-foot facility provides a greatly expanded strength and conditioning center, ample locker rooms for Pomona-Pitzer’s 21 varsity teams, classroom space, and much more. Tours run in 15-minute increments, have a 20-person capacity, and last for 30 minutes.

No reservation necessary.

4:15 – 5 p.m.    

State of the College With Interim President Jill Klein P’15
Avery Hall
Benson Auditorium

Interim President Jill Klein P’15 will provide updates for our Pitzer family, as we look toward the future.

Note: Livestream of the event will be also shown in two classrooms

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.    

Celebration Dinner
McConnell Center Dining Hall

Pitzer students and their families are invited to this celebration dinner. Wear your Pitzer orange! Pre-registration is required for this event.

7:45 – 9 p.m.   

Movie on the Mounds
The Mounds / McConnell Apron

Get comfy for a screening of Hocus Pocus beneath the stars! Movie munchies and beverages will be provided, along with some blankets and chairs (feel free to bring your own) for seating.

Rain plan: Avery Hall, Benson Auditorium  

Take in a Sagehen Athletic event while you’re in the area! Click here to view the full calendar of away games.

Sunday, October 30

9 – 11 a.m.

Family Leadership Council Open Meeting
Broad Center Performance Space

The Family Leadership Council serves as the official representative body for the Pitzer Parent Association. Learn about how you can become more involved as a volunteer in this open meeting. Breakfast included.

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Rise & Shine Walking Club
Meet in Broad Center Turnout;

End at McConnell Center

Grab your family, friends, and walking shoes and come walk with us for your health and wellness around the 5Cs! See map here.

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Brunch With the Campus Community
McConnell Center Dining Hall

Join us for a great meal, fantastic conversation, and wonderful company as you experience going through the line in the dining hall. If you don’t have a meal ticket for this brunch, you can purchase a meal ticket at the dining hall.

Other Activities in Claremont

Hours:
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Claremont Farmers & Artisans Market
Claremont Village

The Claremont Farmers & Artisans Market was founded in 1996 to connect California farmers and artisans to the local community. Now more than 100 growers and artisans share their goods and services throughout the year. Proceeds from each market also help to support service projects, such as the Prison Library Project. The market is located in the Claremont Village on Harvard Avenue between First Street and Bonita Avenue.

Hours:
8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

California Botanic Garden
1500 N. College Ave, Claremont

California Botanic Garden advances knowledge, conservation, and appreciation of California native plants. Admission fees apply. For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit www.calbg.org/visit/hours-admission

Hours:
Noon – 4 p.m.   

Claremont Lewis Museum of Art
200 W. First Street in the Claremont Depot

The Claremont Lewis Museum of Art celebrates the community’s rich artistic legacy and promotes the cultural vitality of the region. For more information, visit www.clmoa.org.

This schedule is subject to change. To receive the latest information, please ensure that we have your latest contact information. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to email us at [email protected].

[email protected]

One Pitzer. Support our efforts to respond to the most pressing needs of the Pitzer community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

[email protected] PRESENTS STAY AT HOME WITH PITZER ART GALLERIES
Friday, May 1 @ 11 a.m.

Pitzer College Professor of Art and co-curator of the 2017 Faculty Art Show, Bill Anthes is joined by Pitzer Art Field Group faculty Tim Berg and Jessica McCoy in the second in our “Stay at Home” series. Faculty Art Show was co-curated by Professor of Art Bill Anthes and Pitzer College Art Galleries Director and Curator Ciara Ennis.

To register, please click here.

MEDITATION: RESEARCH & PRAXIS
Monday, April 27 @ 12:15 p.m.
Sit in on our PAS Faculty-in-Residence Virtual Lunch as Professor Marcus Rodriguez leads an informal discussion about mindfulness based on his research and walk us through a brief, guided relaxation exercise. Click here to register.

RAMADAN 2020: QURAN QUEST IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Nightly, until May 23 @ 8:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Throughout the course of the month, Chaplin Adeel will be covering the entirety of the Quran, discussing how to relate and apply the message to daily life. Please visit Facebook, Instagram, or Zoom to view.

TUESDAY TAKEOVER
Live Throughout the Day
View our Instagram Live Broadcast on our alumni Instagram as one of our alumni takes over and shares what’s going on in their life

HOW TO SUPPORT A SURVIVOR
Tuesday, April 28 @ 1 p.m.
In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the emPOWER Center addresses the common signs of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, and related stress or trauma as well as simple ways each of us can support survivors in our lives in this virtual workshop. Among topics discussed is how to support survivors during the added changes, complications, and stress of sheltering-in-place during COVID-19. Prior Registration Required. Email for more information.

SKY CAMPUS HAPPINESS
Wednesdays, until May 6th @ 5:30 p.m.
We invite you to step inwards with a 30-minute interactive guided meditation & breath work sessions for the Claremont Colleges Community by SKY Campus Happiness faculty. Click here to join Zoom meeting.

RAMADAN 2020: HALAQAH
Thursdays, until May 23 @ 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
An intimate sessions of the Claremont Muslim community to chat and discuss a variety of different topics. Please contact Chaplain Adeel for more information or to join.

PZ FRIDAYS
Fridays
Submit a photo of your Pitzer Pride to enter in the weekly drawing to win PZ gear and gift cards! Winners will be announced every Monday with their winning photo. The drawing is open to Pitzer students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents! You may submit one photo every Friday. Click here to submit your photo.

[email protected] PRESENTS STAY AT HOME WITH PITZER ART GALLERIES
Friday, May 1 @ 11 a.m.
Pitzer College Professor of Art and co-curator of the 2017 Faculty Art Show, Bill Anthes is joined by Pitzer Art Field Group faculty Tim Berg and Jessica McCoy in the second in our “Stay at Home” series. Faculty Art Show was co-curated by Professor of Art Bill Anthes and Pitzer College Art Galleries Director and Curator Ciara Ennis. To register, please click here.

PITZER ALUMNI TOWN HALL
Friday, May 1 @ 12 p.m.
Please join Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver for a virtual Town Hall discussion with our family community. Click here to register.

RAMADAN 2020: JUMMAH REFLECTIONS
Fridays, until May 23 @ 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Join Chaplain Adeel for his weekly sermons. Each week, he will be discussing a new topic. Tune into Facebook.

Friday Events

PZ Fridays

9 a.m.
Zumba Fridays

10 a.m.
Circuit Training Fridays

12 p.m.
Boot Camp Fridays

1 p.m.
Ramadan 2020: Jummah Reflections

Starting in May
PZ Virtual Watch Party

#StayingConnected Global Resources

Created for our Pitzer alumni and family community, this digital one-stop-shop is designed with you in mind. It features curated content, resources, and virtual experiences from a variety of genres and disciplines.
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For a full list of upcoming events, please click here.

One Pitzer. Support our efforts to respond to the most pressing needs of the Pitzer community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Family Association Past Presidents

We thank the following Family Association Presidents for their service:

2005-2008
Paula B. Pretlow P’08, P’14

2008-2010
Anne J. Ludlow P’11

2010-2012
John L. Hunter P’12

2012-2014
Karen M. Hook P’14

2014-2016
Gary Carson P’17 & Anne Cunningham Carson P’17

2016-2018
Dori B. King P’17 & Maurice “Mo” King P’17

2018-2020
David Good P’20 & Caroline Moassessi P’20

2020 – 2022
Jamie Rhodes P’22 & Shari Simon P’22, P’25