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Nov. 23, 2020

Update on Spring 2021

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Oct. 29, 2020

Upcoming Election

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Oct. 20, 2020

Academic Calendar for the Undergraduate Colleges, Spring 2021

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COVID-19 Community Messages


November 23, 2020

Update on Spring 2021

Scripps College is ready for students to return to campus by January 25 when the spring semester commences, and we hope that state and county guidelines will allow institutions of higher education in Los Angeles County to resume on-campus instruction and residential programming by that date.

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October 29, 2020

Upcoming Election

As we approach the end of what has been an arduous year for our community, it is critical to acknowledge the cumulative impact of simultaneous national crises—the COVID-19 pandemic, a faltering economy, and racial injustice and inequality—on our individual and collective health and well-being.

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October 20, 2020

Academic Calendar for the Undergraduate Colleges, Spring 2021

After careful deliberation and consultation, the Academic Deans Committee recommended—and the Presidents Council approved—four changes to the published Spring 2021 academic calendar for the undergraduate colleges of the consortium. We wish to recognize that our institutions and our faculties approached the Spring academic calendar with diverse viewpoints and concerns before reaching these decisions.

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October 5, 2020

Scripps Planning Update

As we near the midpoint of the fall semester, I am pleased to hear positive reports about the active learning and engagement underway in virtual classrooms and in student and community programs. I continue to be impressed and proud of the many ways faculty, students, and staff are strengthening relationships, acquiring new knowledge, and building community online.

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September 2, 2020

Fall 2020 Welcome from Dean Johnson

Welcome to Fall 2020. I hope the semester is off to a good start as you take on new academic challenges and continue to navigate the virtual Scripps experience.

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August 25, 2020

Welcome to the Fall 2020 Semester

This fall marks the beginning of an academic year like no other in the College’s history. As we carve out new modes of teaching, learning, playing, and creating community, I hope we will be flexible and compassionate with one another as we face and overcome challenges and changes endemic to this time.

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July 29, 2020

Window into the Fall 2020 Student Life and Community

On July 28, staff members from different programs and student services hosted an online forum to provide Scripps students and families with information about virtual student life and community programs during the fall 2020 semester.

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Window into the Fall 2020 Virtual Learning Forum

On July 27, faculty members held a virtual forum on fall 2020 virtual learning for Scripps students and families.

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July 28, 2020

Message from Dean Marcus-Newhall and Dean Johnson

Since the decision to be remote for fall 2020, faculty and staff have been working intensely to ensure that the hallmarks of the Scripps student experience translate in a virtual world. This is an opportunity to innovate and reimagine the ways we learn and grow together, stay connected, expand our social networks and support one another.

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July 13, 2020

Protecting International Students

As detailed in this press release, Scripps College has joined a lawsuit with more than 20 West Coast colleges and universities seeking to block the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from enacting these changes. We are pursuing this case based on our belief that international students deserve the ability to continue the educational achievements they have worked so hard to attain.

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