Black Student Affairs
139 E. 7th Street
Office: (909) 607-3669
Fax: (909) 621-8969
The Office of Black Student Affairs (OBSA), through its academic services and cultural programs, helps create a campus environment for students of African descent that will help them attain their undergraduate and graduate degrees. OBSA also helps students develop appropriate educational plans, mature career paths, emotional autonomy, coping skills, feelings of self-worth and independence, a positive ethnic identity, mature relationships with peers, and a responsible lifestyle. OBSA’s programs and services include Academic Strategies Workshops, the New Student Retreat, Black History Month programs, leadership training, speakers series, and poetry readings. All programs and services are open to all students of The Claremont Colleges.
Chicano/Latino Student Affairs Center
757 College Way
Office: (909) 621-8044
The Chicano/Latino Student Affairs Center (CLSA) is committed to the retention and graduation of Chicano/Latino students at The Claremont Colleges. Programs are provided throughout the year that allow students the opportunity to enrich their cultural identity, social development, and their leadership role in the college community. CLSA encourages and supports social responsibility and community-building. Chicano/Latino Student Affairs offers services and activities that celebrate the history, heritage, and culture of Chicanos and Latinos in the United States, the Caribbean, and the Americas. CLSA is housed in the Claremont University Consortium Student Services Building.
Graduate Student Council
127 E. 12th Street
The Graduate Student Council (GSC) provides a formal link among the students, faculty, and administration and is composed of members from each department of the University, an executive board (President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary, advisor, and dean of students. The council controls a budget determined by the University and allocates funds to projects of value and interest to students, including travel and research grants. All council meetings are public. The council earnestly seeks to represent the opinions of the students and to ensure the quality of student life and experience at Claremont Graduate University.
390 E. Ninth Street
Office: (909) 621-8344
The International Place of The Claremont Colleges (I-Place) is an intercollegiate center for international and domestic students, scholars, faculty, and staff. I-Place seeks to increase international and multicultural understanding and friendship through programs for the entire community, such as Thursday lunch programs on global issues and the annual Spring International Festival.
The center also offers services for international students such as airport pick-ups, orientation programs, homestays, support groups, workshops on career and INS issues, and individual assistance. I-Place houses the student International Club. The Lounge, open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., is located on the Claremont McKenna College campus, one block east of Honnold Library on Ninth Street.
395 East Sixth Street
Office: (909) 607-1817
The Queer Resource Center (QRC), located on the Pomona College campus, serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, omnisexual, pansexual, and allied community of the Claremont Colleges. In addition to staff and peer-counseling, the QRC offers its own library of resources and provides a setting for social gathering.