Admitted Student Program 2021


Congratulations again on your acceptance to Pitzer’s Class of 2025! We miss our students and are disappointed that we’re not able to offer an on-campus Admitted Student Day for you and your families. This year, instead of being on Zoom for 6 hours straight, we’re spreading our Admitted Student Program throughout the month of April. Each mini-program will be themed to our Core Values. All events are optional, feel free to attend the sessions that you’re interested in learning more about!

Should you run into any difficulties and need assistance, we have a Live Zoom Help Room on our website during the program. You can also contact our office at 909-621-8129, Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM PST.

Zoom virtual backgrounds are available to download here. In order for the text orientation to show up properly, you will have to click the option for “Mirror my video”. When the text orientation looks flipped for you, it will show up correctly for everyone else.

Please use the Zoom Links below to join the different sessions. All times shown below are in Pacific Daylight Time.
Click here to watch the recorded sessions.

Date/Time Program Link
April 6 (Tues)
4 – 7 PM
Environmental Sustainability Day
April 8 (Thurs)
4 – 7 PM
Student Engagement Day
April 13 (Tues)
4 – 7 PM
Interdisciplinary Learning Day
April 15 (Thurs) Your 5C Community: A Claremont Colleges Admitted Student Program
April 20 (Tues)
4 – 7 PM
Social Responsibility Day
April 23 (Fri)
4 – 6 PM
International Students Day
April 24 (Sat)
9 AM – 1 PM
Parent Day (WIP name)
April 27 (Tues)
4 – 7 PM
Intercultural Understanding Day
April 30 (Fri)
5 – 7 PM
Name TBD View the schedule and links

Program Descriptions

Welcome from Admission & Student Affairs
Yvonne Berumen, Vice President for Admission & Financial Aid
Mike Segawa, Vice President for Student Affairs

Pitzer Student Panel for Students
Panelists: Justin Coopersmith ’20, Olivia Landgraff ’22, Andy Nhiv ’23, Danya Saeurhaft ’20, Kaila Teague ’22

Pitzer Student Panel for Families
Panelists: Julia Cohen ’20, Talha Jilani ’20, Kailey McNeal ’21, Eamon Morris ’22

First-Year Support Systems Panel
Dan Hirsch, Dean of Campus Life
Alayna Session-Goins, Assistant Dean of Campus Life
Connie Helland, Academic Coach
Sarah Gilman, Associate Professor of Biology and Director of First Year Seminars

Pitzer Faculty Panel
Brinda Sarathy, Professor of Environmental Analysis and Director of Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability
Ruti Talmor, Associate Professor of Media Studies
Marcus Rodriguez, Assitant Professor of Psychology
Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert, Associate Professor of Biology

Zoom-ba Class
Instructor: Kailey McNeal ’21

Campus Resource Fair
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Campus Tour
Tour Guides: Milena Passage ’22, Jahaan Vaswani ’21, Vivian Anable Eme ’22

Closing Remarks
Meet your admission counselors!

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