When CMC closed The Children’s School for the upcoming year, parents reacted with shock and concern for the 85-year-old school’s future.
Claremont McKenna College will hold all classes online for the coming fall semester, President Hiram Chodosh announced to students Friday. CMC is the fourth undergraduate Claremont College to announce a virtual semester, citing rising coronavirus cases in the region.
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.
With the threat of coronavirus bearing down, 5C students saw their semesters on campus cut short as administrators asked them to leave.