Scripps College will allow incoming first-years to defer entrance to the spring, adopting the most flexible policy of the Claremont Colleges.
In order to improve its economic diversity and become need-blind, Pitzer College needs to embark on a substantial fundraising campaign.
Pitzer faculty voted Wednesday to move to a universal pass/no record policy that makes passed classes equivalent to As for students’ GPAs.
Pitzer College art professors Rebekah Myers and Tim Berg have gotten to work sewing and donating masks amid a mask shortage and COVID-19 surge in California.
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 Claremont Colleges hope to bring students back to campus in the fall but are prepping backup plans due to the uncertainty of COVID-19.
In response to COVID-19 related costs, Scripps College and Harvey Mudd College have frozen hiring for new and vacant positions.
The 5Cs’ delays in announcing grading policies add more stress to students’ already-heavy burdens, TSL’s Editorial Board writes.
As the global coronavirus pandemic worsens, 5C students have been hit with internship cancellations, funding cuts and rescinded job offers.