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.
In an exclusive interview with TSL, Pomona College President G. Gabrielle Starr talked about grading and fall plans amid coronavirus.
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Claremont Colleges students’ and employees’ Social Security numbers were stored on an outdated server with a “critical vulnerability.”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.
In response to COVID-19 related costs, Scripps College and Harvey Mudd College have frozen hiring for new and vacant positions.
As decision day approaches, prospective 5C students are navigating canceled campus visits and uncertainty about in-person classes this fall.
With classes online, some students who live abroad have had to choose between preserving their sleep schedules or engaging with their classmates.
Pomona faculty voted to adopt universal pass/“no record pandemic” grading for spring 2020, the only one of the 5Cs to eliminate letter grades.