Harvey Mudd College is canceling its spring study abroad programs, according to an email sent to students Aug. 29.
Pomona College will suspend study abroad for the fall 2020 semester, citing safety concerns and travel uncertainty related to COVID-19.
As 5C study abroad offices help students finish the semester in quarantine, they’re also managing uncertainty about programs for the fall.
Harvey Mudd College is canceling all study abroad programs for the fall 2020 semester amid coronavirus concerns.
Jaimie Ding SC ’21 documents the bores and the pleasantries of her self-imposed quarantine at home in Vancouver, Washington. “I realize that without any responsibilities or human beings to interact with, I no longer have to abide by societal norms of when to eat or when to sleep,” she recounts.
Pomona College will cancel all public events and admissions programming in response to growing coronavirus fears.
Lillian Perlmutter SC ’21 explores the experience of returning from abroad and feeling like life doesn’t quite fit together the same.
Gabe Fisher CMC ’21 discusses the pitfalls of studying abroad at a university where lectures are large and office hours are not commonplace.
As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread globally, more 5C students studying abroad are seeing their programs suddenly canceled.
43 Harvey Mudd students are studying abroad this semester – the most in the college’s history.