Dean of Students

Freshman Orientation

Parents with Student

Welcome to Claremont McKenna College!

As a member of the Class of 2018, you are entering a unique community committed to providing you with the best college experience possible. We hope that you will take the time during Orientation and its related activities to settle in and get to know the wonderful students, faculty, and staff at CMC.

As your class dean, I look forward to getting to know and work with you in the coming year. Best wishes as you prepare to come to Claremont soon.

Please refer to the New Student Portal and this web site often to view updated news and information. If you have additional questions, please contact the Dean of Students Office at (909) 621-8114 or

Kristin J. Weyman
Associate Dean of Students and Dean of First and Second Year Students

Announcements & Important Dates

New Student Information Deadlines Approaching
July 1 and August 1 are two important deadlines for submission of new student information. Remember to check the New Student Portal often to track deadlines and view new information.

New Student Arrival Information Available
Lots of useful information can be found on the Arrival Information memo from the Dean of Students Office. This document contains information about moving into the residence hall, mailing items to campus, dining, insurance, banking, advisors, and much more.

Important Dates

August 21-22 - New International Student Orientation 1 (only for international students attending W.O.A.!)

August 23-27 - W.O.A.! 2014

August 25-27 - New International Student Orientation 2

August 27 - Freshman/Transfer Student Move-In

August 27 - Student and Parents Orientation Begins