Scripps College is offering a summer session for the first time with all classes being taught online due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In a victory for student activists, Scripps College is dropping Sodexo in favor of Bon Appetit to handle its dining services.
Scripps College will allow incoming first-years to defer entrance to the spring, adopting the most flexible policy of the Claremont Colleges.
A Scripps College student living on campus has tested positive for COVID-19. The student has since left campus.
Scripps faculty voted to make pass/no record grading the default for spring 2020, but maintained a letter grade option.
Scripps administrators warned they’d ask the Board of Trustees to overrule a universal A policy if the faculty passes it Thursday.
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.