Citing California’s coronavirus case spike, some of the Claremont Colleges have delayed official return plans for fall 2020.
Claremont McKenna College will announce its final decision on whether students will return to campus as late as July 24.
While some Pomona professors wish to return to face-to-face instruction provided safety precautions are taken, many have already decided they won’t be teaching in person come fall semester, even if students return to campus. In interviews with TSL, faculty expressed concerns about bringing students back to campus, job security and potential furloughs.
In a departure from previous years, Claremont McKenna, Pomona and Harvey Mudd will not increase tuition for the coming academic year.
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.
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Pomona College will freeze tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year at 2019-2020 levels, the college board of trustees voted Friday. The measure keeps on-campus tuition at $54,380.
Scripps College will allow incoming first-years to defer entrance to the spring, adopting the most flexible policy of the Claremont Colleges.