5C professors join national strike for racial justice

Several faculty at the Claremont Colleges canceled or postponed their classes on Sept. 8 and 9 as part of a nationwide movement to bring attention to issues of racial injustice, police violence and systemic racism in the U.S.

Read more

Legacy and donor-related students make up 16.3 percent of Pitzer’s, 7 percent of CMC’s classes of 2023

A new report provides details on preferential admissions practices for legacy students and applicants related to college donors.

Read more

Claremont McKenna becomes fourth 5C to hold all fall classes online

Claremont McKenna College will hold all classes online for the coming fall semester, President Hiram Chodosh announced to students Friday. CMC is the fourth undergraduate Claremont College to announce a virtual semester, citing rising coronavirus cases in the region.

Read more

Pomona, Scripps, Claremont McKenna and Pitzer sue federal government over ICE visa rules

Pomona, Pitzer, Scripps and Claremont McKenna are suing the federal government over a recent ICE ruling impacting international students.

Read more

Some 5Cs delay fall return decisions in wake of California’s coronavirus case spike

Citing California’s coronavirus case spike, some of the Claremont Colleges have delayed official return plans for fall 2020.

Read more

Some 5Cs won’t raise tuition costs for upcoming school year

In a departure from previous years, Claremont McKenna, Pomona and Harvey Mudd will not increase tuition for the coming academic year.

Read more

5Cs to start fall semester one week early, cancel fall break

In a move to minimize the impacts of COVID-19 during the fall and winter months, the Claremont Colleges will start the fall semester one week earlier than planned, cancel fall break and end classes before the start of Thanksgiving break.

Read more