New Student Orientation

Resources and Deadlines

Introducing the Scripps College App!

August 19, 2016 Dear New Student, We are excited to have you on campus next week! By now, you’re probably very eager to get better connected with Scripps. We’re happy to let you know that there’s a very simple way to do that: download the Scripps College mobile app at scripps.campusapp.com! The Scripps College app […]

Added: August 19, 2016

A Message About the Mathematics Placement Exam

Summer 2016 We hope you understand that it is very difficult (and foolish) to try to advise all 289 (or so) of you at once.  We do not know you and can only give you our best general advice.  The purpose of the Math Placement Exam is to assist us in tailoring that advice to […]

Added: August 19, 2016

Introduction to Academic Resources and Services

August 14, 2016 Dear Students, On behalf of the department of Academic Resources and Services, I would like to welcome you to Scripps. This office focuses on providing students access to resources to support your personalized academic success plans. College may be your first experience away from home for an extended period of time. As […]

Added: August 14, 2016

First Year Expected Training: AlcoholEdu and Haven

Hello, Class of 2020! I hope you are all doing well and enjoying your last month of summer! Colleges and universities across the country are currently having conversations around the topic of safe and healthy environments. Like many higher education institutions, Scripps has adopted AlcoholEdu and Haven to help students address critical life skills such […]

Added: July 27, 2016

Introduction to SOAR!

July 15, 2016 Dear New Students, Congratulations on your decision to attend Scripps College! We look forward to welcoming you to campus next month. The purpose of this letter is to introduce you to the Scripps Orientation Activities Retreat (SOAR) program. However, before we go into what SOAR is about, we wish to introduce ourselves, […]

Added: July 15, 2016

Student Interest Form 2016

Dear New Student: Hello and welcome to Scripps College! When you arrive on campus, you will discover many opportunities to become involved both inside and outside of the classroom. Scripps students share their talents and interests by participating in CLORGS (CLubs and ORGanizations). Whether it is connecting with like-minded individuals, doing something they love, learning […]

Added: July 8, 2016

Office of the Registrar Academic Information and Class Registration

  Welcome to Scripps College! The following is designed to provide practical information specific to your registration and academic procedures. Academic Programs: Get to know the Scripps Catalog The 2016-2017 Scripps College Academic Catalog will be published to the College’s website in August. In the meantime, you may review the current catalog to get a sense of […]

Added: June 28, 2016

Letter from The Joint Music Program

Summer 2016 Dear Prospective Music Ensemble Member: Congratulations on being accepted to Scripps College! Please accept our best wishes as you embark on this important time of study and preparation for the future. One of the hallmarks of the Claremont Colleges is a strong commitment to music and the performing arts. The Joint Music Program […]

Added: June 28, 2016

Letter from Scripps Music Department

Dear prospective music student, Welcome to Scripps College and the Scripps Music Department, serving the students across the Claremont Consortium! Please stop by to explore music making with us as soon as you arrive in Claremont: http://www.scrippscollege.edu/academics/department/music/ We invite those of you who are interested in voice, piano, violin and chamber music lessons to drop by […]

Added: June 28, 2016

Letter from the Dean of Faculty

June 27, 2016 Dear Incoming Scripps Student: I very much look forward to your arrival on campus this fall. You are joining a residential academic community that encourages supportive, open, disciplined, and spirited inquiry and analysis in an atmosphere of mutual respect and ethical conduct. Scripps is indeed rare. No other college in the country […]

Added: June 28, 2016

Scripps College Student Health Insurance Requirements

June 17, 2016 Dear Scripps Students and Families, Congratulations on your admission to Scripps College. On behalf of the Student Affairs team, I want to extend our warm welcome! I am writing today with important information about Scripps’s student health insurance requirements, which students must fulfill prior to their arrival on campus in August. The […]

Added: June 17, 2016

Welcome to the Scripps New Student Program!

June 1, 2016 Dear New Students, Welcome to Scripps College; we are so excited for you to join us! Our names are Marie Vail ‘17 (Biology), and Zizzy Murphy ’19 (Undeclared), and we are the New Student Program Coordinators for the 2016-2017 academic year. As students, we understand firsthand how confusing, challenging, and rewarding college […]

Added: June 1, 2016

Letter from Associate Dean of Campus Life

May 13, 2016 Dear New Scripps Students, On behalf of the Scripps College community, welcome! You are a member of an extraordinary entering class, and we are delighted you will be joining us this fall. The first year of college can be exhilarating; you will most likely encounter new intellectual, social, and personal challenges. Please […]

Added: May 12, 2016