Despite 5C commencement ceremonies being postponed due to COVID-19, the Claremont Colleges are celebrating their seniors this weekend.
Scripps College will allow incoming first-years to defer entrance to the spring, adopting the most flexible policy of the Claremont Colleges.
With on-campus speakers and events canceled, organizations at the Claremont Colleges are offering virtual talks to keep 5Cers engaged.
Pitzer faculty voted Wednesday to move to a universal pass/no record policy that makes passed classes equivalent to As for students’ GPAs.
As 5C study abroad offices help students finish the semester in quarantine, they’re also managing uncertainty about programs for the fall.
More of the Claremont Colleges are preparing alternative plans for the fall semester due to uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
When directives to clear the campuses, cancel events and suspend most on-site activity were issued in March, many 5C students scattered for home or alternate residences. But departing students left behind a vastly different landscape for the handful of their classmates that remained at the colleges.
The Claremont Colleges will receive more than $4 million from the federal government to help reduce economic hardship created by COVID-19.
Claremont Colleges students’ and employees’ Social Security numbers were stored on an outdated server with a “critical vulnerability.”
The Claremont Colleges hope to bring students back to campus in the fall but are prepping backup plans due to the uncertainty of COVID-19.