@5C_roomiesss was meant to be a network to connect at-need students with housing. Two admin who helped run the account told TSL their regrets and why they decided to shut it down.
Harvey Mudd College will allow approximately 574 of its 821 students to live on campus in the spring if the college reopens, officials announced last month.
Harvey Mudd has contracted with off-campus apartments to provide housing for approximately 70 students in fall 2020, if students return.
After Pomona College sent most students away in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, about 100 students remain on campus as of Friday.
After delayed construction, low occupancy and revenue shortfalls, bonds issued to fund KGI’s housing project were downgraded to junk status.
Pomona and Pitzer will shift to an online room draw system. Claremont McKenna used an online system for its mid-year room draw.
Pomona College student Libby George PO ’20 saves on housing costs and gives herself a space to practice music by living out of a bus she renovated this summer.
Scripps admitted another large class this year, raising concerns of another housing shortage like last year’s, which sent 38 students to CGU.
Pitzer administrators are attempting to revive the Residence Hall Council program after it did not run in the 2018-2019 year due to lack of interest.
Starting this fall, 5C students will no longer be able to choose to live at a different school in the consortium. The Claremont Colleges’