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Jan. 21, 2022

Spring Semester Update

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Spring 2022 Community Update

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Update on Isolation Protocol/Process

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COVID-19 Community Messages


January 21, 2022

Spring Semester Update

Starting Monday, January 24, classes at Scripps will be able to be taught outdoors with approval from the Dean of Faculty. Faculty will communicate with students through their Canvas or Sakai announcement feature.

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Spring 2022 Community Update

As we embark on a new year amid the accelerated spread of the Omicron variant, I thank you for your commitment to the adjustments we have made to prioritize our community’s health and safety. And, as always, I appreciate your resiliency, flexibility, and compassion in the face of continued obstacles.

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Update on Isolation Protocol/Process

As I shared in my previous communications, LACDPH issued a new Health Officer Order on January 10 which included updates to isolation and quarantine. This email outlines the isolation process starting immediately.

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January 7, 2022

Spring Return Update 2022

I write today as a follow-up from the communication Interim President Marcus-Newhall sent to our community yesterday. As many of you have seen in the news or experienced personally, the Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads quickly and is highly transmissible.

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January 6, 2022

Update: Spring 2022 Return to Campus

We find ourselves in unpredictable times that require us to rethink the way we operate. We recognize that each adjustment made to keep our community safe may feel restrictive to some, and we appreciate the commitment by every member of our community to keep each other safe and healthy.

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January 5, 2022

Campus Return and Booster Requirements

Dear Students, Happy New Year! I hope your winter break has been restful and rejuvenating. As we welcome 2022, we are seeing an uptick in cases as the Omicron variant of COVID-19 is now the dominant variant in the US. Omicron is 40% more infectious than the Delta variant. Given that, I write with updates […]

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January 3, 2022

Important Spring 2022 Updates for Return to Campus

Based on recent advice from our medical advisors and in anticipation of the CDC changing its definition of fully vaccinated to include a booster, the College will require all employees and students to receive a booster shot by January 31, 2022. 

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December 10, 2021

COVID-19 Updates

I write today to address many of concerns regarding the uptick in COVID-19 cases across the Claremont Colleges. Currently, at Scripps we have 3 positive cases. Though our cases remain lower than some of the other colleges, it is imperative that we remain ever vigilant.

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October 7, 2021

Fall Break Travel COVID-19 Guidelines

As our community members explore upcoming break travel plans, all are encouraged to remain vigilant and make informed decisions for the greater good of our community prior to, during, and after travel.

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October 5, 2021

Update: Student COVID-19 Testing Relocation to Student Health Services (SHS)

I am excited that we have announced a new COVID weekly screening test process for all students. As the interim president shared yesterday, all screening testing for students will move to Student Health Services (SHS) starting Monday, October 11th.

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