Parent Events

The Claremont McKenna College Parent Network invites you to stay connected with the activities of your student's College—on campus, at home, or when you travel. Cultural, sporting, and social events; faculty presentations; professional networking meetings; and community service projects… these are just some of the ways you can remain linked to the Parent Network and strengthen your bond with CMC.

January

CMS Alumni Association Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet

Saturday, January 25

2020 Inductees
Ryan Gibson HMC'03, Track & Field; Ryan Gocong '03, Football; Coach John Goldhammer, CMS Cross Country and Track & Field Coach (1984 – Present); Dianna "DT" Turner-Graves '98, Volleyball, Basketball, and Track & Field; Todd McKenzie '88, Swimming and Water Polo.
Hall of Fame Reservations


Stags Baseball Alumni Game

Saturday, January 25

It's time to dust off the cleats and gloves! Travel back to Claremont for a day of baseball, camaraderie, and food! Mingle with old teammates and get to know the current Stag team. Family and friends are welcome to join us!
Stags Baseball Game Registration


Men's Tennis Alumni Match

Saturday, January 25

Join Stags Tennis alumni and the current Stags team for an alumni match at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center. Reunite with teammates, get to know the current players, and help the Stags prepare for their upcoming season! 
Tennis Alumni Match Registration


American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournament

Friday, January 31 - Sunday, February 2

Do you have a JD and want to help the next generation of legal professionals? We are looking for volunteer judges/scoring attorneys for the American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournament, which will be held from January 31 through February 2, 2020 at Claremont McKenna College.
Mock Trial Information

February

Bay Area Pride Brunch

Saturday, February 1

Join the CMCAA Bay Area Chapter and CMC Pride for an afternoon of brunch and discussion. This will be a terrific opportunity for networking and facilitated small group conversation as we celebrate the tremendous diversity of our alumni, parent, and student communities.
Pride Brunch Registration


CMS Track and Field Alumni Brunch and Meet

Saturday, February 1

Come celebrate the success of the Stags and Athenas through the years! Join us for delicious food and camaraderie at the CMS Track and Field alumni meet. Reconnect with teammates and meet new friends as you reminisce about your golden days. 
Track & Field Registration


Athenas Basketball Pregame Reception

Saturday, February 8

Prior to the Athenas Basketball game on February 8, please join us for a reception to celebrate Athenas Basketball! Stick around and watch the Athenas take on Caltech in their second SCIAC match-up.
Athenas Basketball Reception


Family Weekend

Saturday - Monday, February 15 - 17

Family Weekend is an informative, engaging, and important annual tradition that allows you to see CMC through the eyes of your student. We can't wait to See You in Claremont!
Family Weekend Information


Phoenix Chapter: Spring Training: Dodgers vs. Angels

Wednesday, February 26

Join CMC alumni, families, and friends under the warm Arizona sun for Spring Training 2020! In a tradition that is nearly as old as the game itself, Spring Training offers close access to players and teams, intimate stadiums, and a unique baseball experience. 
Spring Training Tickets


Women's Lacrosse Reunion

Saturday, February 29

Join fellow Athenas on Leap Day for an exciting day filled with Athenas Lacrosse action. Start off the day with yoga. Once you're energized by the session, head over to Parents Field for the 5v5 alumnae game. It's sure to be a fun day of camaraderie and competition.
Lacrosse Reunion

March

Bay Area Faculty Lecture with Professor Sharda Umanath on Aging and Memory

Saturday, March 7

Join fellow CMCers in the Bay to learn more about the work Professor Umanath is doing in the Umanath Memory & Aging Lab. Every moment, we apply our learning from prior experiences, using our accumulated knowledge to navigate and interact with the world around us. Much of our lives are spent adding to our knowledge, both formally and informally. The Umanath Memory & Aging Lab studies the nature of knowledge and its influence on remembering, with a particular interest in how knowledge impacts memory in healthy aging, autobiographical memory, collective memory, and education. Registration and additional information is forthcoming.


Civitas - Washington, D.C.: CMC's Commitment to our Founding Mission

Monday, March 16

Join us for an evening of storytelling and inspired conversation with faculty, students and staff, kicked off by CMC professor Jack Pitney, highlighting the College’s continued commitment to intellectual rigor, robust classroom experiences, and viewpoint diversity. You will not want to miss this event!
Civitas - Washington, D.C.


Civitas - Chicago: Strengthening CMC's Programs in the Sciences, Computer Science, and Data Science

Wednesday, March 18

Join us for an evening of discovery and inspired conversation centered around the College’s effort to raise the scientific and technical fluency of all students through the creation of a next generation of integrated sciences and computation program. Connect with CMC faculty, students and staff, as they take the stage throughout the evening to share their unique experiences. You will not want to miss this event!
Civitas - Chicago


Civitas - Seattle: Expanding Student Opportunity

Thursday, March 19

Gather around the table for a night of inspired conversation with CMC faculty, students and staff, as we discuss how the College can ensure that all students, regardless of financial need, are able to engage in the full CMC experience. 
Civitas - Seattle


Bangkok 7C Alumni Networking Reception

Thursday, March 19

Alumni in the area are welcomed to join this Claremont Colleges event hosted by chairman of Mitr Phol Sugar, Mr. Isara Vongkusolkit and Claremont Graduate University president, Len Jessup. This will be a great opportunity to network with other 7C alumni and hear updates about Claremont. Reminisce about your time in Claremont and discuss the ways that the university community can continue to serve and support you. Space is limited. Registration and additional information is forthcoming.

April

Los Angeles Chapter: Hamilton Musical & Reception

Wednesday, April 8

Hamilton is coming back to Los Angeles and CMC wants you to be in "The Room Where it Happens!" This Tony Award winning musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, the nation's first treasury secretary. Prior to the show, join alumni and parents for a reception with Professor Daniel Livesay, assistant professor of history at CMC, who will provide historical context. This event is sold out. If you would like your name added to the wait list, please contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement at (909) 621-8097.
Hamilton Tickets

May

Bay Area Chapter: Rocky Horror Picture Show Musical & Reception

Thursday, May 7

Enjoy a night out at the theater with alumni and parents in San Francisco for a reception and show! This 1975 cult classic centers around a young couple, Brad and Janet, who are swept up in the mad world of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. 
Rocky Horror Tickets