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Pitzer College

Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

1050 North Mills Avenue

Claremont, CA 91711-6101

United States

Phone: 909-621-8129

Fax: 909-621-8770

Website

Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Angela Tilley
Title:Visit Coordinator
Admissions Office Address:Admissions Office
1050 N. Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
Admissions Office Phone:800-748-9371
Admissions Office Fax:909-621-8770
Admissions Office Email:admission@pitzer.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Grove House
McConnell Center
Gloria and Peter Gold Student Center
Marquis Library
The Mounds
http://www.pitzer.edu/admission/campusvisit.aspThe Claremont Colleges Consortium Pitzer students may cross-register at any of The Claremont Colleges, and may utilize all Claremont facilities, including Honnold Library, the third-largest academic library in the state, with more than 2 million volumes; Huntley Bookstore; Baxter Medical Center; McAlister Center for Religious Activities and Monsour Counseling Center. Pitzer sponsors the Joint Science Program with Claremont McKenna and Scripps colleges, and the five undergraduate colleges offer a wide range of recreational facilities, student gathering places and dining areas. Pitzer combines with Pomona College for NCAA Division III sports.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Universal Studios
Disneyland
Victoria Gardens Shopping
Joshua Tree National Park
L.A. County Museum of Arts
Situated at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountain range, Claremont, is located approximately 35 miles east of Los Angeles. The desert, beaches and mountains are within an hour's drive. Pitzer students can take advantage of a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, rock climbing, rollerblading, snowboarding, surfing, and swimming. The Mexican border, San Diego and San Francisco are one or two hours away by car or plane. Ontario International Airport is a short drive from campus. The community of Claremont, population 35,000, has the atmosphere of a small town, with several parks, many trees, numerous churches and a downtown area with a variety of restaurants and shops.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday-Friday and Saturday
8am-5pm and 9am-noon
Phone Number:800-748-9371
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Mon-Fri, and during academic year, Sat mornings
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:admission@pitzer.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:May 1
Appointment Required:Preferred
Average Length of Interview:1 hour
Information Sessions:Available
Times:30 minutes prior to tour, spring and summer
Email Address to Sign-Up:admission@pitzer.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:admission@pitzer.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:Mon-Thurs, 1 night stay; college covers all expenses related to visit

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Ontario International Airport is 12 miles east of Claremont on I-10 (the San Bernardino Freeway). Direct or connecting flights are available from all parts of the country. Hotel shuttles (Claremont Inn, Sheraton Fairplex, and Ramada Inn), taxis, and rental cars are available for the ride to campus. Los Angeles International Airport is about 50 miles west of Claremont. Air and ground connections are available from there to Ontario International Airport. Greyhound buses serve Claremont; the terminal is just south of I-10.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From any area except Pasadena, take I-10. Exit Indian Hill Blvd & travel north toward the mountains for 3 miles. Turn right on 12th St. becomes Platt Ave. Turn right on N. Mills Ave. Turn left on 9th St. Pass Pitzer Road (before Claremont Blvd) & turn left into East Mesa Parking Lot driveway. Admissions Office is in Pitzer Hall facing the parking lot. From Pasadena & the San Fernando Valley, take I-210 E. Exit Baseline & turn left. Turn left at Monte Vista, right at Claremont Blvd, cross Foothill Blvd. & take first right at 9th Street. Right turn into driveway of East Mesa parking Lot.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
Double Tree Claremont (formerly Claremont Inn) Sheraton Ontario Airport Sheraton Suites Fairplex Doubletree Ontario Airport Hotel Marriott Ontario Airport La Quinta Inn and Suites Ontario Red Roof Inn Country Suites By Ayres Shilo Inn Suites Hotel Pomona Hilltop Embassy Suites Covina

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • Admissions Office
    1050 N. Mills Avenue
    Claremont, CA 91711
    Phone: 800-748-9371
    Fax: 909-621-8770
    Email: admission@pitzer.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    Yes
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    Yes
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Available
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