Claremont Graduate University’s campus is open and classes are in session. Please note that many classes are meeting in an online flex format. Course modality and meeting times are noted in the class schedule.

 

Coming to Campus

CGU students and all students of the Claremont Colleges, are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to coming to campus. If you need assistance with obtaining a vaccine, please visit the Dean of Students page for more information. Please upload a copy of your vaccination card in the SHS medical portal. Students electing not to receive a vaccine for medical or religious reasons are asked to submit an exemption to SHS.

Students who do not plan to come to campus and who will be studying entirely remotely must submit the Affidavit due to Remote Work/Study.

 

Student Services

CGU takes a holistic approach to the health and wellness of our students. We believe that student success encompasses the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being of all our students.

The following student services and offices will be available to students. Be sure to check the Student Services web page for updated information.

Dean of Students

Dean of Students Office offers advocacy for students in navigating university policies and student support resources. To schedule an appointment, please contact deanof.students@cgu.edu or 909-607-9448 for general inquires, and disability.services@cgu.edu to request academic accommodations.

Student Life, Diversity & Leadership

Student Life, Diversity & Leadership (SLDL) focuses on creating programs geared toward academic success, peer mentoring, and enrichment opportunities for professional, personal, and leadership development while recognizing that diversity is integral to the achievement of excellence. SLDL also encourages students to get involved in clubs and organizations on campus. SLDL also works closely with all international students to provide the services and support necessary to make their time in the U.S. successful. For additional information, please contact student.life@cgu.edu, or schedule an appointment. For questions related to international services, please contact international@cgu.edu.

Office of Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid can help you navigate the financial aid process. Schedule a virtual appointment with the Office of Financial Aid or contact them at 909-621-8337.

Student Accounts

Student Accounts is a resource for students to find information on a variety of financial services offered, such as tuition and fees, third party sponsorships, payment methods, due dates, and more. They can be reached at students.accounts@cgu.edu or 909-607-2613.

Registrar

The Registrar’s Office is committed to maintaining the accuracy, integrity, and privacy of CGU student records; to ensuring compliance with CGU policy and higher education regulations; and to facilitating administrative processes for students, faculty, and CGU’s academic programs. For any assistance, they can be reached at student.records@cgu.edu or 909-621-8285.

Office of Information Technology/Technology Services

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has developed several academic and operational continuity resources to help support online learning and teaching as well as remote work. An overview of these resources can be found on the academic continuity website.

If you have any questions about technology, systems requirements, how to gain access to the internet including information about companies providing free internet services for a limited period, please visit the academic continuity website for resources and contact information.

OIT provides technical assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They can be reached at helpdesk@cgu.edu or by calling 909-621-8174.

The Claremont Colleges Shared Services/Library

The student services of The Claremont Colleges Shared Services (TCCS) provides programs, support, and services to enhance students’ academic and psycho-social needs.

The Claremont Colleges Library supports the seven institutions comprising The Claremont Colleges consortium. The library partners with faculty, students, and staff to provide a vital physical and digital center for research, teaching, learning, and other forms of intellectual engagement.

Enhanced Outdoor Spaces

CGU expanded our campus wide wireless coverage by adding state of the art outdoor wireless technology to envelope all of CGU’s outdoor spaces. All the indoor spaces were also upgraded with wireless coverage for high-demand services such as video conferencing. In addition, many of the larger buildings have been equipped with contactless and card-swipe access. You will need an ID card from Connections to use building card readers.

Most university teaching and conference spaces were enhanced with smart classroom technologies such as high-quality audio and video capabilities and electrical outlets to support blended learning options.

 

Student Engagement and Success

All students, regardless of the modality of their fall classes, are encouraged to remain engaged with the student support services available to all students. The Student Affairs Office, Academic Professional Development Offices, The Office of Student Engagement, and the shared resources of The Claremont Colleges will be available in fall. Each of these offices will offer in-person and remote interaction to support student needs.

The Office of Student Engagement is a cross-functional, integrated unit, that supports new and continuing CGU graduate students and advances success initiatives. If you need to get connected to campus resources and/or need assistance but don’t know where to start, you can schedule a virtual appointment with the Office of Student Engagement or email student.engagement@cgu.edu for assistance.

The Center for Writing & Rhetoric has numerous online programs that will support you throughout the academic year. Schedules and sign-ups can be found at Center for Writing & Rhetoric.

Preparing Future Faculty’s programming and services are offered online, including online appointments, events, and training webinars.

The Career Development Office’s programming and services are being offered online, including online appointments, webinars, and virtual events. Schedule an appointment and see our events in Handshake.

The International Scholars Program (ISP) is an English for Academic Purposes program specially designed for non-native English-speaking international students who are almost ready for graduate study.

Visit the CGU events calendar, or look out for the weekly “Start Your Week with CGU” newsletter emailed each Monday. In addition to the weekly events, this expanded newsletter will feature videos, news, and podcasts that can entertain and educate you and your family. Be sure to also follow CGU on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube if you don’t already!