Pomona, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer require post-break COVID-19 testing; Scripps institutes random testing

As 5C students made a return to Claremont following fall break, some colleges also brought back temporary COVID-19 testing requirements. Students at Pomona College, Harvey Mudd College and Pitzer College are required to test for COVID-19 upon returning from fall break, according to emails from both colleges. 

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5C dashboards diverge as early cases surge at Harvey Mudd, Pomona

As the first week of classes draws to a close, the 5Cs have taken a varied approach to providing test data as COVID-19 cases fluctuate across the consortium. 

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Pomona, Harvey Mudd announce some COVID-19 guidelines for fall move-in, amid a summer surge in cases

With just over five weeks until students return to campus, Pomona College announced some of its COVID-19 guidelines going into the fall semester. The announcement comes on the heel’s of last week’s surge in cases among the college’s faculty and staff.

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Students lived alongside infected peers after CMC and Mudd ran out of isolation space

As COVID-19 cases surged to unprecedented levels at the 5Cs throughout April, Claremont McKenna College and Harvey Mudd College quickly found themselves in a complicated position: they didn’t have enough isolation space for everyone who tested positive.

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Exempted and exposed: What to do when you can’t take a PCR test?

The recent spike in COVID-19 cases at the 5Cs exposures has meant exposure to positive individuals has also likely increased. With students who’ve tested positive exempt from PCR testing during the 90 day recovery period, what should they do if they’ve been re-exposed?

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