Getting Connected

Community Connections

There is something unique about Claremont.

The Claremont Colleges offer a tight-knit community where students can create meaningful connections with other students, staff, faculty, host families, and alumni. In other words, students often make lifelong friendships here from the first day they arrive in Claremont.

Scripps’ international students staff and student leaders work with many groups to ensure these meaningful connections happen. The host family program offers students arriving in Claremont a chance to connect with a local family. Community Friends of International Students (CFIS) offers events throughout the year, such as a Holiday Party and a Welcome Picnic, as well as an English Conversation Partners Program. CFIS is committed to supporting international students and their families.

The International Gala and the International Festival are community events; although international students drive every aspect of these events, the Claremont community attends them, and those events are appropriate for all ages. The Lunch and Conversation Program, held each semester, is open to members of the community.

Student Resources at The Claremont Colleges

Cultural Centers

Health, Wellness, and Safety

Clubs and Activities

Student Services Offices at The Claremont Colleges

Violence Prevention and Advocacy at The Claremont Colleges

EmPOWER Center (7C Violence Prevention and Advocacy)