As of Thursday, March 23, Pomona College and Scripps College students are no longer required to test negative on a COVID-19 antigen test in order to exit isolation, reflecting a shift in Los Angeles County protocol. On March 20, Student Health Services (SHS) announced that students with COVID-19 can end
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Scripps, Pomona announce post-Thanksgiving mandatory testing; Pitzer, Harvey Mudd to require booster
With COVID-19 cases rising and a busy travel season looming, several 5Cs announced updates to testing and booster requirements.
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.
OPINION: Professors, please reconsider your sick policies
Students with sicknesses other than COVID are often overlooked. Professors should revisit their sick policies if they truly care, argues Anna Tolkien CMC ’24.
OPINION: Pomona must clarify its COVID-19 testing policy as students return to in-person learning
Pomona College and Student Health Services must reassess their COVID-19 testing guidelines to accommodate false-positive cases and improve their lines of communication to address discrepancies in instructions given to students, writes Annika Reff PO ’25.