Diversity at Scripps

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Scripps’ 1st-Gen Graduation Celebration

Scripps Office of Admission offers year-round events for first-generation, BIPOC, and low-income students. These include college knowledge workshops, virtual sessions, and more. Discover Scripps (our fly-in program) will be virtual for fall 2021 and more information will be available soon.

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Upcoming Events

Scripps Resources & Initiatives

Asian American Sponsor Program (AASP)

A student-run mentorship organization that provides resources to first-years who identify under the greater term Asian-American/Pacific Island/Asian (API/A).

Asian American Student Union (AASU)

An organization for self-identified Asian Americans (encompassing East, Southeast, South Asian, Middle Eastern, and Mixed Race populations), Pacific Islander, and Alaskan Native students at Scripps College.


An organization for Scripps students who identify as multi-ethnic/racial that provides a safe, supportive space to explore social and political issues as related to our identities.

Café con Leche

We seek to provide a forum for the discussion of social, political, and economic issues that affect women, particularly those of Latina descent.


Family is Scripps’ Queer-Allied Student Union.


A space for any Scripps student who currently identifies as Jewish or has identified as Jewish in the past to explore their Jewish identity and how it shapes their experience at Scripps.

Scripps International Community

SIC is dedicated to facilitate self-identified international students transitioning into college life abroad and to promote inclusivity of international students on campus

QuestBridge Scholars Network Chapter

This organization wishes to encourage first-generation and/or low-income students to graduate successfully from Scripps College by creating a singular place where officially recognized Quest Scholars–along with their allies–can navigate educational, professional, and personal growth opportunities. This club is open to Scripps Students affiliated with QuestBridge, low-income students, and first-generation communities on campus.

Watu Weusi

The membership of Watu Weusi consists of students of Scripps College that self-identify as being of black and African descent

A community of support, advocacy & resources for Scripps College students who are the first in their families to attend a 4-year college in the U.S. To learn more click here.

This office provides organizational support and resources to student organizations so they may further promote social and political awareness, specifically with respect to issues of class, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexuality, and sexual orientation. SCORE also hosts identity-based organizations, to learn more click here.

Office of Black Student Affairs

On behalf of The Claremont Colleges, OBSA is dedicated to providing support, resources, and space for students of African descent to feel safe, valued, informed, and connected.

Chaplains of The Claremont Colleges

At The Claremont Colleges, Chaplains serve as confidential spiritual counselors, emotional leaders, and provide ethical leadership to the campus community at large.

Chicano Latino Student Affairs

This office provides enrichment programs and services that enhance the academic success and personal development of Chicanx/Latinx students at The Claremont Colleges.

Queer Resources Center of The Claremont Colleges

The Queer Resource Center is a 7 College resource center serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, omnisexual, and pansexual communities, as well as allies, at The Claremont Colleges.

Scripps College honors diversity as a key component of the academic, co-curricular, and residential life of the College. The College has made progress in diversifying its faculty, student body, staff, and Board of Trustees in the past decade; it established the Scripps College Academy to serve underrepresented high school students, underwrote course development to enhance understanding of cultural differences, and adopted a program of training in cultural awareness for all members of the community. To learn more, click here.