Amid fall semester uncertainty, 5Cs differ on deferral policies for incoming first-years

Scripps College will allow incoming first-years to defer entrance to the spring, adopting the most flexible policy of the Claremont Colleges.

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Pitzer switches to universal pass/no record grading, passes to count as As for GPA

Pitzer faculty voted Wednesday to move to a universal pass/no record policy that makes passed classes equivalent to As for students’ GPAs.

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More Claremont Colleges prepare for possibility of modified fall semester

More of the Claremont Colleges are preparing alternative plans for the fall semester due to uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Over a month after college closings, students who remain describe life on desolate campuses

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.

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Claremont Colleges ‘committed’ to students returning in fall but prep for other scenarios

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.

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5C budget crunches loom as Harvey Mudd and Scripps freeze hiring

In response to COVID-19 related costs, Scripps College and Harvey Mudd College have frozen hiring for new and vacant positions.

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EDITORIAL BOARD: The 5Cs’ delays in announcing grading policies are hurting students

The 5Cs’ delays in announcing grading policies add more stress to students’ already-heavy burdens, TSL’s Editorial Board writes.

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Lost opportunities make 5C students’ job prospects uncertain

As the global coronavirus pandemic worsens, 5C students have been hit with internship cancellations, funding cuts and rescinded job offers.

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