COVID-19 Community Messages (page 3)

March 11, 2020

Guidance for Faculty

Dear Colleagues, As you have read from President Tiedens, Scripps will be moving to a virtual academic environment using Zoom.  This virtual learning environment will commence on Monday, March 30th.  There will be no classes during spring break or the week following (March 23-27) so that faculty have time to learn zoom and prepare this […]

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Guidance for Students

As you are probably aware, in an effort to help protect your and others’ health and safety, the College announced today that it will move all classes to a virtual environment after spring break. Students are asked not to return to campus after spring break and to meet academic requirements remotely until further notice. Students […]

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Remote Classes, Residential Life, and Campus Operations

Dear Scripps College Community Members, In response to the rapid progression of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic nationally and globally, Scripps College is adopting additional precautionary measures. Although no coronavirus cases have been reported in Claremont, government officials are predicting that the virus will continue to spread. As such, the chances of the virus reaching […]

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March 10, 2020

Study Abroad Update

Scripps works with the study abroad programs of other colleges and universities and program providers that we trust to put the highest priority on student health and safety and we have worked with many of them for decades. Our study abroad program partners have been copying our office on the messages being sent out to […]

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Notice of Events Suspension

The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Los Angeles County and throughout California has prompted an abundance of caution among the sponsors of public events statewide and locally. Consistent with guidance from local, state, and national public health agencies to avoid large public gatherings and practice social distancing, Scripps College is cancelling ALL non-essential events effective immediately.

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March 5, 2020

Coronavirus Precautionary Measures and Travel Guidelines

The College’s risk management and emergency preparedness team continues to monitor the latest updates from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LA DPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), meets frequently to coordinate emergency response efforts, and has been developing proactive plans to minimize disruption in the event of further spread of […]

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March 2, 2020

Spring Break Travel Update

With spring break approaching, I would like to take this opportunity to reinforce to all members of our campus community the importance of staying informed about the spread of Coronavirus. We are strongly recommending that our students, faculty, and staff exercise caution about their travel choices during spring break and beyond. The College has been and […]

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