Campus News

September 14, 2021

Longtime Employee Peggy Vasquez Reflects on Nearly 40 Years at Scripps

Scripps recently bid farewell to Peggy Vasquez, supervisor of special projects, after her retirement following a remarkable 39 years of service to the College community.

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September 8, 2021

Fall 2021 Community Update

September 8, 2021 Dear Scripps College Community Members, As the academic year begins, I am incredibly grateful to witness so many moments of joy and celebration as our Scripps community returns to campus after more than a year of remote instruction. Our motto, Incipit Vita Nova, means “Here begins new life,” and for many of […]

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COVID Updates and Reminders

September 7, 2021 Dear Students, Happy second week of school! I hope you are all settling in, enjoying being on campus, and getting connected to your faculty, peers, and community at Scripps in a way that feels nourishing and supportive. I write as a follow-up to President Marcus-Newhall’s community message sent on Monday, August 30th with reminders and […]

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September 4, 2021

Scripps Presents Announces Fall 2021 Season

Scripps Presents has announced its programming for the fall 2021 season, which will center the diverse experiences of the Scripps College and surrounding Los Angeles-area communities. Guests include Minor Feelings author Cathy Park Hong, journalist Kat Chow and writer Rebecca Solnit. Scripps College faculty Martha Gonzalez, lead singer of the Grammy Award-winning band Quetzal and […]

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September 3, 2021

Dining Updates

September 3, 2021 Dear Students, I hope everyone is settling in well and is enjoying being on campus. I write today with updates about dining and Malott Commons. One of the best parts of Scripps is our delicious food at Malott Commons. The amazing team in dining has been hard at work balancing both providing […]

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August 30, 2021

Fall 2021 Welcome Message

August 30, 2021 Dear Scripps College Community Members, It is my great pleasure to officially welcome you to the 2021–22 academic year! In the 18 months we have been away from campus, our community has demonstrated laudable resilience, flexibility, patience, and amazingly hard work in the face of unforeseen personal, academic, and professional adversity. We […]

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Some Magical Scripps Spots and the People Behind Them

Not only did Ellen Browning Scripps found the College at a time when there were few influential female philanthropists, but some of its most beloved spaces exist because of donors who followed her example. Their visible dedication to Scripps’ mission continues to impact—and delight—those on campus today.

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August 24, 2021

Move-in Week: Important Reminders & Updates

August 23, 2021 Dear Students, Move-in week has arrived, and we cannot wait to welcome each of you to campus! It has been wonderful to see and meet many of our students who arrived early, and the entire Student Affairs division is thrilled to have our campus full again with all of your energy and […]

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August 10, 2021

Scripps College COVID Response: Employee Updates

In a follow-up to the Guidelines for Return to Campus communication sent on July 23, 2021 from the Office of Human Resources, we are providing additional information regarding COVID-19 health and safety measures and protocols as we prepare to return to campus over the next several weeks.

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June 25, 2021

June Student Update

Federal, state and local agencies continue to ease restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The easing of restrictions reinforces our optimism and increases our excitement about the fall, especially as it relates to the Scripps student experience. The return to campus will balance health and safety priorities with the goal of restoring essential elements of the academic, residential and social experience.

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