For New Students (First Years and Transfers)


Congratulations and Welcome to Scripps College. Below please find information to assist in your transition to your new community

New Student Student Questionnaire  : Due for New Students on July 17th, by 11:55pm. Please note the questionnaire will close at 11:55pm.

Resources for First Generation Students: Click here to learn more about getting involved with First Gen at Scripps.

Resources for International Students: Click here to learn more about I-Place.

Fall 2017 New Student Move-in Information:

Residence Halls open for New Students on Thursday, Aug 24 from 8am-12pm. New Students can check into their respective assigned halls between this time period. There will be large poster signs outside each residence hall indicating the residence hall name. If you are unable to check in during this designated date and time please email

New Students are required to attend their hall’s Opening Floor Meeting on Thursday, August 24 from 4-5pm and the subsequent Roommate Agreement meeting on Sunday, August 27 from 8-9pm (see your RA for the specific meeting locations).

Spring 2018 Move-in Information: The residence halls open for returning students on Sunday, January 14 from 10am-10pm.

Moving in: What to Bring and What to Leave at Home: We want you to feel completely comfortable in your room at Scripps. Click the link for helpful tips on what to bring and not to bring to assist you in making a smooth move.

Laundry: Each Residence Hall comes with a laundry room equipped with washers and dryers. It costs $1.00 to wash clothes and $.50 to dry clothes. The machines do not take coins, instead you must upload Claremont cash onto your student ID card and then use it to complete your washer/dryer needs.

Claremont Cash: Claremont Cash can be used to purchase both food and non-food items throughout The Claremont Colleges, as well as local merchants in and around Claremont. All students, faculty and staff of The Claremont Colleges have a Claremont Cash account established as soon as your ID card is created. Funds may be deposited into your account on the internet at

Student ID Cards (What happens if I lose my card?): If you lose your ID card will need to visit the Connection located in the Honnold Mudd Library on the first floor to purchase a new ID card. There is a replacement fee of $15.00. If an ID card is broken or damaged, you may bring in your broken or damaged card and the Connection may not charge you if you have all the pieces. For Connection office hours please visit their website

Parking: If you are bring a car to campus it is important that you first get it registered at campus Safety. You will need your car registration card and driver’s license. Once processed you will receive a sticker to put in your car notating clearance to park on campus in designated student parking spots. Please only park in designated students spots otherwise you may be ticketed and/or towed at your expense. Register your Vehicle in Advance.

Scripps Student Parking Locations: A few include behind the Rose Garden, On Platt Street, In the Tiernan Field House Parking Structure, and any other places that have signs designating Scripps Student Parking. See more information regarding Claremont Colleges Parking Policies.


ATM Locations:

Chase ATM – Pomona Campus – Smith Campus Center

Bank Of America ATM – 170 E 6th st

Citibank ATM – 405 W Foothill Blvd

U.S. Bank – 393 W Foothill Blvd

Wells Fargo ATM – 550 Baseline Rd

Stores in the Surrounding Area

Grocery Stores

  • Vons – 550 Baseline Rd, Claremont, CA
  • Sprouts Farmers Market – 835 W Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA
  • Super King Market – 436 Auto Center Dr., Claremont, CA
  • Trader Joes – 475 W Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA


  • Target – 9052 Central Ave, Montclair, CA
  • 99 Cents Only Store – 5200 Moreno St, Montclair, CA
  • Walmart – 1540 W. Foothill Blvd., Upland, CA

Bed Bath & Beyond

  • 1865 N. Campus Ave, Upland, CA

Additional Helpful Links:

New Student Orientation

2017-18 Scripps Academic Calendar

Student Health Insurance Information

Mail Center

Dining Hall Info

Campus Safety