Danny Shapiro joins CUC as The Claremont Colleges Jewish Chaplain and Director of Hillel, effective March 1, 2017. Danny has successfully served in this role as interim since August 2016. Rabbi Danny’s rabbinic internship was at Temple Judea in Tarzana, CA.

On August 1, 2017 the Chaplains Office welcomes Mr. Jeff M. Liou, M.Div. as the Protestant Chaplain for the Claremont University Consortium Chaplaincy

Mr. Liou served for six years as a Campus Staff Member for Intervarsity Christian Fellowship at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and has extensive experiences as Pastor of Missional Outreach and Pastor of College & Young Adult Ministries at Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena, CA. Jeff has also been involved in teaching as an Adjunct Faculty at Azusa Pacific University and Fuller Theological Seminary. A recent presentation at the Kuyper Center Annual Conference, Princeton Seminary on “Taking Up #BlackLivesMatter: A Neo-Kuyperian Engagement with Critical Race Theory” is among his accomplishments. He is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at Fuller Theological Seminary, holds a M. Div. from Trinity International University and received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Who we are. What we do.

The Chaplains of The Claremont Colleges empower and enhance spiritual life at The Claremont Colleges by integrating intellectual and spiritual growth, guiding questions about values, life choices and ethics; nurturing religious faith, building community, and training future leaders for service. Jewish, Catholic, Interdenominational, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Latter-Day Saints, Christian Science, Zen Meditation, and other on-campus religious and spiritual groups meet at McAlister Center for worship services and programs overseen by the Chaplains.


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Community Service Office

Contact us

Phone 909-621-8685
Fax 909-621-8304
E-mail Chaplains Office
  • McAlister Center for Religious Activities
  • 919 North Columbia Avenue
  • Claremont, CA 91711
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Hours of service

McAlister Center office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., August through May.

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Chaplains Advisory Board

  • Students
    • Paul Williamson Kiefer — Pomona College
    • Sean Dixon — Claremont Graduate University
    • Rebecca Millberg — Scripps College
    • Jakim Johnson — Harvey Mudd College
    • Miller Saltzman — Pitzer College
  • Faculty
    • Fernando Lozano — Pomona College
    • Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert — Scripps College
    • Lenny Fukshansky — Claremont McKenna College
    • Dave Vosburg — Harvey Mudd College
    • Leah Light — Pitzer College
    • Joel West — Keck Graduate Institute
  • Student Deans
    • Miriam Feldblum — Pomona College
    • Jon Jacobson — Harvey Mudd College
  • Chaplains — ex officio
    • Adeel Zeb
    • Danny Shapiro
    • Joe Fenton
    • Leon Wood
  • Chair
    • Denise Hayes

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News from the Chaplains

Easter Services - April 16

11:00am -Catholic Liturgy of Resurrection - Balch Auditorium, Scripps College, followed byrefreshments in the Hampton Room 11:00am - Christian Service - Claremont McKenna Auditorium, Claremont McKenna College, followed by refreshments Good Friday Services April 14, 7pm at McAlister For more...

Passover Seders, Lunches and Dinners, April 10-18

Meals held at Oldenborg Dining Hall, Pomona College.  FMI: and RSVP online at

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Last updated: 3/9/2017 6:37:23 PM