Citing California’s coronavirus case spike, some of the Claremont Colleges have delayed official return plans for fall 2020.
Claremont McKenna College will announce its final decision on whether students will return to campus as late as July 24.
In a departure from previous years, Claremont McKenna, Pomona and Harvey Mudd will not increase tuition for the coming academic year.
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.
Decisions are likely to come in July. Dining halls would become 1C. Here’s what we know so far about the 5Cs’ plans for the fall.
Scripps College will allow incoming first-years to defer entrance to the spring, adopting the most flexible policy of the Claremont Colleges.
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 lack of an equitable grading policy at Claremont McKenna College — and student reactions to the new grading policy — highlight a lack of solidarity.
Dina Rosin CM ’20, the outgoing ASCMC president, reflects on her time at Claremont McKenna College and what students have accomplished.