I am an international student and would like to take courses in my home country this year. Will I be able to transfer credits from these classes to Pitzer? - 07.29.20

Pitzer’s transfer credit policy permits international students to take courses in their home country and transfer them to Pitzer. However, students are allowed to transfer a total of 2.0 credits for classes they take anywhere during this academic year. Students should consult with their academic advisers in developing a plan that makes the most sense for them in terms of taking a leave of absence or pursuing coursework elsewhere. Students should seek pre-approval from the relevant field group for any courses they plan to take and transfer to Pitzer. Field groups decide which courses can be transferred to Pitzer as well as counted toward major/minor requirements.

For more information, read the current transfer policy.

Modification to the Transfer Credit Policy for Academic Year 2020-2021 - 07.23.20

Policy Modification. On July 17, 2020, the Pitzer College Faculty Executive Committee approved a modification to the current transfer credit policy that applies to all current students regardless of the College Catalog language in place at the time of their original matriculation. Specifically, a student will be allowed to transfer up to a total of 2.0 Pitzer credits (i.e., 8 semester units or 12 quarter units) from an institution of higher education for coursework completed during the fall and spring semesters (or fall, winter, and spring quarters) of academic year 2020-21. This modification was adopted to facilitate academic continuity for students while also serving to maintain the academic quality and integrity of the Pitzer College educational program and degree.

Implementation. Students who intend to transfer course credits to Pitzer should seek pre-approval from the relevant field group(s) before enrolling in courses at another institution. The Pitzer field group will determine the criteria for approval of transfer credit but all requests for transfer credit (pre-approvals and requests for transfer credits) received in the Registrar’s Office after July 17, 2020 will be considered under this policy modification. However, any student who had fall 2020 or winter/spring 2021 courses pre-approved for transfer credit by the relevant field group and had this approval on file in the Pitzer Registrar’s Office prior to July 17, 2020 will be allowed to transfer the approved credits (i.e., the approved credits, even if greater than two, will be “grandfathered” for acceptance as long as the classes are successfully completed with grades of C or above).

Background & Rationale. The modification does not change overall flexibility in the current policy that permits up to 16 Pitzer equivalent courses be accepted for transfer credit, except for New Resources students who may transfer up to 24 Pitzer equivalent course credits (see http://pitzer.catalog.acalog.com/content.php?catoid=11&navoid=730#Transfer%20Credits). The modification also does not change procedures in the current policy that specify that a faculty member representing the appropriate discipline (field group) must approve each transferred course, and that field groups may apply additional and more stringent criteria to determine whether a course can be accepted for transfer credit or count toward major/minor requirements or other graduation requirements. Transfer credit does not calculate into a student’s Pitzer GPA. Furthermore, the Leave of Absence request and approval process is separate from the Transfer Credit approval process. Students take leaves of absence for a variety of reasons that have nothing to do with attempting to transfer course credits (see http://pitzer.catalog.acalog.com/content.php?catoid=11&navoid=730#loa).

To support the transfer credit policy and signal to students the stringent requirements for transfer credit pre-approval for courses taken outside of Pitzer, field groups are encouraged to insert the following or similar language into field group descriptions: “Pitzer College field groups have a responsibility to preserve the academic integrity of the Pitzer educational program and degree. All courses proposed for transfer credit to Pitzer College require pre-approval by the appropriate disciplinary field group before the course is taken and transfer credit requested.”

Frequently Asked Questions for New and Returning Students - 05.28.20

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We have a team of Pitzer College faculty and staff called the Coronavirus Task Force helping manage the planning and implementation of Pitzer’s path to reopening.

This is so Pitzer. Faculty, students and staff from every corner of the Pitzer Campus community come together every week to consider new information and evaluate actions in response to COVID-19, assign tasks and advise College leadership on how to proceed down unfamiliar paths.

The Task Force is vital to our preparations and planning for the eventual re-opening of campus. Each member brings their expertise to each challenge and helps us make better decisions. 

Q1: Does Pitzer make its own decisions or in collaboration with others?

That’s an important question. As a member of The Claremont Colleges consortium, we work through issues in collaboration with the 7Cs and our community peers. Representatives of all seven institutions confer daily to share information and strengthen our foundation for decision making. Together, we make more informed decisions. In the end, we take all of that input and make the right decision for Pitzer.

Q2: Will Pitzer bring students back to campus this fall? 

We will resume in-person classes on campus when the state, local and campus leadership determine that Pitzer can do so in a sufficiently safe manner. 

The reopening will also depend on whether the health care resources available in Los Angeles County can provide adequate patient care should the number of COVID-19 cases rise to a dangerous level. Will conditions be safe in the fall? We don’t have enough information to say yet.

Pitzer is planning for many contingencies due to the unpredictable end of this pandemic. Planning to enthusiastically welcome students back to campus in the fall semester is one such scenario. 

Pitzer faculty continue to do extraordinary work in their online teaching experiences for students. We believe that every Pitzer student deserves the most exceptional educational experience for which Pitzer is known around the world. Right now, it looks like we won’t know for some time, but we will be planning for several different possibilities. 

We remain confident that we will be together in person eventually.

Q3: When will Pitzer make a decision about returning students to campus?

We continue to gather information critical to making this decision in collaboration with our Claremont Colleges partners. This information includes consultations with experts in multiple areas, information that changes as the pandemic evolves. We will make a decision when we have sufficient health, safety and expert information AND time enough to provide notice to students and families to arrange their safe return to campus. 

Q4: What is Pitzer College’s plan if state or county governments order the continuation of Stay at Home restrictions?

Pitzer’s priority is the safety of our students, faculty and staff.

We will, of course, comply with any state and local health orders so that we continue to prioritize the safety of our community and that of our neighbors.

Q5: Is Pitzer considering discounting or otherwise reducing tuition?

We are evaluating ways to help students continue their Pitzer education. We don’t yet have sufficient information about what the next academic semester will look like for students and faculty to propose a specific plan.

Q5: Are students, faculty and staff going to be safe at Pitzer?

Yes, students are our top priority at Pitzer. Our facilities professionals are meticulously cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining the Pitzer campus in the best possible condition in anticipation of students’ return. Planning and preparations are underway for adapting learning, residential and dining spaces to accommodate best physical distancing practices. The reopening will require significant changes to the way we interact, learn and socialize as a community. All of us at Pitzer share this responsibility.

Updated Grading Policy & FAQs for Spring 2020 - 05.05.20

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(Revised 5-5-2020)

Q1: What is Pitzer’s grading policy for spring semester 2020?

The Pitzer College faculty originally changed the grading policy for this semester on April 9, 2020. However, on April 29, 2020, the Pitzer College faculty amended the previously adopted grading policy for Spring semester 2020. Here is the new policy:

Pitzer College will implement a grading system of Satisfactory Pandemic/No Record Pandemic with a GPA boost for spring 2020. Under this policy, no letter grades will be given. A Satisfactory Pandemic (SP) is defined as a minimum passing grade of D-. For each course that a student passes, an SP will appear on the transcript, but each SP will be recorded in the GPA as equivalent to an A. A grade of No Record Pandemic (NRP) will not appear on a student’s transcript. All courses graded SP this semester will qualify toward completion of requirements for majors, minors, and graduation. Letter grades will not be necessary this semester to qualify for honors.

Q2: Why was the grading policy changed for spring 2020?

Like many colleges and universities, Pitzer College has transitioned all classes to online formats. This change was sudden and accompanied by moving most students out of campus housing and returning students from study abroad sites around the globe. As a consequence, faculty and students are facing numerous challenges to effective teaching and learning, not the least of which are new living situations, uneven or unstable internet connections, caretaking and family support obligations, illness, and hampered access to usual academic support services and resources.

The Pitzer College faculty changed the usual grading policy in recognition of these challenges and to help reduce associated pressure and stress. In changing the grading policy for spring semester 2020 only, the faculty considered a number of different grading systems and tried to be responsive to student preferences expressed in surveys conducted by the Pitzer Student Senate and also by the 5C Students for Grade Equity for a universal grading system and one that offered a “safety net” for student grades. The faculty also considered a proposal from the Pitzer College First Generation Executive Leadership Board for a Universal A policy.

Faculty are aware that students have dramatically different levels of access to resources, and that the transition to remote learning has exacerbated already existing inequalities. Faculty sought to create a grading policy that would respond to these circumstances and be equitable to all students. Faculty also chose to incorporate a GPA boost in order to support students who must maintain a certain GPA for reasons pertaining to scholarships, financial aid, and academic probation. Faculty also considered the potential effects of different grading systems on students applying to graduate school and professional training programs. Finally, the faculty sought to ensure that the grading system clearly designated that academic practices and grades were different this semester from other semesters.

Q3: How will my spring 2020 classes be graded?  What will appear on my transcript?

Pitzer student grades will either be SP (Satisfactory Pandemic) or NRP (No Record Pandemic), although only SP grades will show up on the transcript. If a student receives a grade of NRP, it will not be recorded to the official student transcript. There will be language added to the transcript legend that explains this grading system. The current expectation is that this SP/NRP grading system will be used only in spring semester 2020.

Any courses for which Pitzer students previously elected to receive a P/NC grade this semester will be changed to the SP/NRP grading system.

Q4: How does the SP grade work? Does it affect my GPA?

An SP grade indicates earned credit for the course and will appear on official student transcripts. As indicated in the adopted policy, an SP grade is assigned for any traditional letter grade from A to D-. SP grades will be recorded in the GPA as equivalent to A grades.

Q5: How does the NRP grade work? Does it affect my GPA?

Students will not receive academic credit for any course for which they receive a NRP grade, and the NRP grade will not appear on official student transcripts. Courses for which students receive NRP grades have no impact on the student’s grade point average. However, they do count as courses attempted for purposes of financial aid satisfactory academic progress calculations.

Q6: I understand that I will receive SP/NRP grades for my courses, but what if I want one or more letter grades?  Can I get a letter grade in a course? 

NO. As stated in the policy, all Pitzer students will be graded according to the same SP/NRP system and no letter grades will be given this semester.

Q7: I understand that I will receive SP/NRP grades for my courses. Are there any implications for financial aid, and especially if I receive one or more NRP grades? 

All courses in which students were enrolled after the last day to drop/add for a tuition refund or financial aid adjustment this semester (February 3, 2020) count as attempted courses for purposes of calculating financial aid satisfactory academic progress. This includes any courses subsequently dropped and courses for which a NRP grade is assigned. If you have questions about your satisfactory academic progress and financial aid, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at financial_aid@pitzer.edu.

Q8: Will the Pitzer grading policy apply to classes I am taking at other Claremont Colleges? 

YES. The grading policy follows the student, not the professor or the college. This means that the adopted grading policy applies to all Pitzer students — and only Pitzer students — regardless of which college is offering the course. Likewise, students from other Claremont Colleges who are enrolled in Pitzer classes will be graded according to the policies determined by their home institution.

Q9: Are the other colleges using the same grading policy as Pitzer? 

NO. The colleges are using different grading policies this semester. This means that grade options will differ between students in the same classes. Students should not worry about other grading systems. Pitzer student grades will either be SP (Satisfactory Pandemic) or NRP (No Record Pandemic).

Q10: How will faculty know my grading policy? 

Faculty members will receive guidance from their Academic Dean and Registrar about the different grading policies and how to record grades for their students at the end of the semester. The different grading systems will be part of the grade input process, so faculty across all of the colleges will be aware of the system to use for Pitzer students.

Q11: My major or minor requires some or all courses to be taken for a letter grade. Will SP courses still count?

YES, at least for Pitzer majors and minors. For spring 2020 semester, these requirements are waived at Pitzer. Courses for which students receive a SP grades count toward major, minor, or other graduation requirements. Pitzer students pursuing off campus academic programs should consult with their adviser(s) about any implications of the grading policy for their academic program.

Q12: How will SP/NRP grades impact honors?

The Pitzer College honors GPA requirement is unchanged. As noted above, each SP grade received this semester will be calculated in the GPA as equivalent to an A. Courses for which students receive NRP grades will not impact their grade point average. Field Groups have different requirements for honors in a major, but letter grades are not required this semester for any work (i.e., courses, senior project, thesis) to count toward honors requirements. Students are encouraged to contact their field group adviser(s) with specific questions about honors in their major. Pitzer students pursuing off campus academic programs should consult with their adviser(s) about any implications of the grading policy for their academic program.

Q13: I was studying abroad this semester.  How will my courses be graded?

The grading system for all Pitzer courses this semester is SP/NRP. Students will receive either SP or NRP grades for courses in Pitzer direct-run study abroad programs; SP grades will be recorded as equivalent to A grades for purposes of calculating a student’s grade point average. Students who were on exchange or third-party study abroad programs may receive a letter grade or other grade from the partner institution depending on that institution’s grading system. As long as the student earns at least a D- letter grade or other designated passing grade from their exchange or third-party program, Pitzer will record these as SP grades and they will count as equivalent to A grades for purposes of calculating the student’s grade point average.

Questions about specific study abroad programs and grading policies can be directed to studyabroad@pitzer.edu.

Q14: I am an international exchange student and I am concerned that non-letter grades may not be recognized at my home institution. What can I do? 

The grading policy states that no letter grades will be given this semester. The Office of Study Abroad and International Programs (studyabroad@pitzer.edu), the Office of the Registrar (registrar@pitzer.edu), and the Dean of Faculty (dean_faculty@pitzer.edu) will work together to ensure that international exchange students receive credit at their home institutions for the courses they successfully complete this semester. There may be different solutions for different home institutions. More information on how international exchange student grades will be handled will be forthcoming. 

Q15: What happens if I cannot complete the required work for a course?  Can I receive an Incomplete grade?

YES. Course instructors have discretion to record an Incomplete grade for a student provided that several conditions are met (listed on the Explanation of Incomplete Form that must be submitted by the Instructor). Incomplete (I) grades will be resolved as SP or NRP grades. The due date by which instructors must submit the appropriate final grade (SP or NRP) is during the second week of classes in the fall semester.

Q16: Can I still withdraw from a course?  

YES. The last day for withdrawing from a class is May 8, 2020. Completed Withdraw from Course forms should be emailed to registrar@pitzer.edu. The forms are available in the Forms section of the Registrar’s Office website. Students should consult with their adviser and instructor before withdrawing from a class because it may delay progress toward graduation and/or affect financial aid. Withdrawing from a class will result in a “W” grade on the student’s transcript for the withdrawn course.

Q17: Will there be classes over the summer?

YES. Summer school registration is currently open. All summer school classes will be taught online and they are being offered at a discounted rate. For more information, please go to: www.pitzer.edu/summer/. Summer school classes will return to our usual system of letter grades. 

Q18: What are the plans for fall classes? 

The situation is fluid and we do not definitively know one way or the other if we will be back on campus and able to conduct face-to-face classes in the fall. A final decision about fall classes will be made later this summer and in conjunction with the other Claremont Colleges. You will be informed of that decision as soon as it is made.

In the meantime, students are encouraged to engage in usual academic planning for the fall semester. Advising Days were April 20-21, and Pre-registration is scheduled for April 28-May 1.

Q19: What if I still have questions?  Who can I contact for more information?

Students are encouraged to talk to their adviser and course instructors about their courses and grading policies for this semester. Questions also can be sent to the the Registrar (registrar@pitzer.edu), Financial Aid (financial_aid@pitzer.edu), Study Abroad (studyabroad@pitzer.edu), or the Dean of Faculty (dean_faculty@pitzer.edu).  

Leaves of Absence and Transfer Credits Quick Guide - 05.04.20

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Leaves of Absence. Pitzer has not adopted any new procedures or policies for leaves of absence; information on these policies is readily available on the college website. Pitzer students can take a leave of absence for 1-2 semesters, and even more in extenuating circumstances. Students apply for a leave by completing and submitting the Application for Leave of Absence form and also alerting their advisor of their plan. By taking a leave of absence, students can re-enroll at Pitzer later and without having to re-apply for admission. Students can find the Leave of Absence form on the Student Portal. Log into MyCampus2 and click on the “Student Forms” tab.

Transfer Credits. Pitzer students who take and pass classes at other regionally accredited colleges and universities while on leave from Pitzer – either online or in-person — can count these classes toward Pitzer credits, and in some instances, may count the classes toward units in a major/minor. However, ALL transfer courses while on leave require approvals from the advisor and faculty in the field of the course. There also are limits on how many course credits can be accepted as transfer credit, and some Field Groups have restrictions on courses that can be taken online or at other schools and counted toward major/minor requirements. Transfer classes can be used to fulfill major/minor requirements only with the approval of the advisor and Field Group. The Transfer Credit policy is currently under review and changes will be posted as soon as they are available.

Information on transfer credits can be found at catalog.pitzer.edu/content.php?catoid=11&navoid=730#Transfer%20Credits. Meanwhile, the Transfer Credit Approval Form can be found on the Registrar’s forms page. Students are not allowed to transfer units to Pitzer that were taken as study abroad classes while on a leave of absence from Pitzer. Pitzer offers a large number of study abroad opportunities, and student participation in these programs is approved through an application process. Study abroad options are severely curtailed now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonetheless, more information on Pitzer study abroad can be found at www.pitzer.edu/study-abroad/ or by emailing studyabroad@pitzer.edu.

Registrar Contact Information. More information on leaves of absence and transfer credits can be found at the Pitzer Registrar’s website: www.pitzer.edu/registrar; specific questions can be sent to registrar@pitzer.edu.

Institutional Review Board Update - 04.07.20

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April 7, 2020

Dear Faculty, Students and Staff,

If you are currently conducting human subject research and/or if you are advising students who are conducting human subject research, that involves face-to-face interaction with participants, this is extremely important information.

Please read carefully and take appropriate action. To the extent possible, all face-to face interaction with human participants should cease immediately.

If you/your student are conducting face-to-face human subject research at a site other than the Pitzer campus (e.g., hospital, school, nursing home, or other venue) we will need you to consider the emergency policies and procedures governing each of those sites. For guidance and/or assistance, please contact Thomas Borowski by emailing thomas_borowski@pitzer.edu or Cece Manoochehri cece_manoochehri@pitzer.edu


  1. If is it feasible to move face-to-face contact with participants to an online platform (e.g., Zoom/Skype) you should consider doing so to maintain the research momentum.
  2. If suspending your research has the potential to impact reporting deadlines to your Senior Thesis, independent study or a funding source, contact the IRB.

IRB procedures:

All changes to approved protocols need to be made in accordance with IRB policies and procedures.

  1. Expedited studies:
    • For changes to expedited studies, submit a statement regarding the modification to Cece Manoochehri for review and approval, be sure to include your study number, title, and suspension details.
    • If you are planning to temporarily suspend study activities on expedited studies, please notify the IIRB by emailing Cece Manoochehri and be sure to include your study number, title, and suspension details.
  1. Exempt studies:
    • For changes to exempt studies, consult with the IRB to determine whether the changes impact the level of review. This will inform which procedure is appropriate for changes to each individual study.
  1. Full Board Review studies:
    • For changes to full board reviews studies, you need to submit an abstract detailing the changes to your study for so that IRB committee can review the request.

The IRB will process modifications, and handle questions and queries as promptly as possible to facilitate your ongoing research.


Thomas Borowski,
IRB Chair

Cece Manoochehri,
IRB Administrator

A Message from President Oliver to Students - 04.03.20

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April 3, 2020

Dear Pitzer Students,

As we conclude our first week of online classes, I want to write a brief note of encouragement and support. I remain very proud of Pitzer’s commitment to exploring innovative ways to build connection and engagement with each other while ensuring that students meet their learning objectives. While this is a stressful time, I know that you will embrace the opportunities for growth and togetherness online that the virtual classroom provides.

Our faculty, staff and administration are dedicated to your success. The consortium services of Student Health, Monsour and Campus Safety continue to provide services during this time, including some services available by remote access. Do not hesitate to reach out with questions, concerns or requests.

I wish you all the best and look forward to meeting this great challenge with you. 

Provida Futuri,

Melvin L. Oliver

Pitzer Academic Support Services - 03.28.20

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To help you transition into your best online study experience, the Office of Student Affairs provides these helpful updated services. 

Virtual Study Room and Coaching

We understand that getting started on studying can be a challenge in your new setting away from school. In light of that, Connie Helland, our academic coach, will be piloting a new way to help support our students. Connie will be opening a virtual study room one hour per day Monday-Friday at 1:00-2:10 PDT via Zoom. There will be a 10-minute group academic coaching session followed by one hour of study time. The virtual study room will be limited to 15 students per session. You can contact Connie at connie_helland@pitzer.edu if you would like a Zoom access code for the virtual study room. 

Support and Wellness

Case Management will continue to be available via phone, email or zoom. Strive 2 Thrivewill also be providing remote wellness programming and linkages to free wellness resources through their Instagram @pzstrive2thrive and Campuswell.

Arc Counseling and Open Path Collective both offering affordable and online therapy. Or, there are local and national resources on Pitzer’s case management page. I would also like to highlight California’s peer warmline where students can call and talk to someone if they are feeling lonely, anxious or just want to talk to someone.  

Academic Accommodations

Approved academic accommodations will remain in effect throughout the remainder of the semester for students already registered with PASS. Please work with your faculty to discuss your accommodations to determine how these will be implemented based on the new learning environment. Below are some guidelines and resources for your use:  

If you are approved for:

  • Extended time on exams/quizzes:
  • At this time, our testing center in Atherton is closed for the rest of the semester. This means that proctor forms will no longer be needed.

You need to reach out to your professor to inquire about the format of any upcoming exams/quizzes. Professors are responsible for extending your time on Sakai quizzes/exams; please feel free to remind your professors to do so.

We will continue to update you as we find out more information and learn of your needs. Our team will be available to you by email at academicsupport@pitzer.edu to address any concerns and questions that come as we navigate through these changes together. 

Mike Segawa, VP for Student Affairs

Gabriella Tempestoso, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Academic Support Services 

A Message from President Oliver about Commencement - 03.27.20

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March 27, 2020

Dear Pitzer Students,

I know you have been adjusting to your new surroundings as we prepare for the resumption of classes on Monday. Your faculty have been working extremely hard to transition their work to the virtual environment during these last two weeks. That hard work has been inspiring and I am so proud of our entire community for making the best of this unprecedented circumstance. I hope that this extended spring break has given you the time not only to adjust to this new environment but to recharge and refocus on the challenges that are before us.

Regrettably, I also write to inform you that we will be postponing our regular spring commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020. In light of the need for social distancing and the risks associated with large gatherings like commencement, postponement is a necessary preventative action.

Please understand that this is a postponement, not a cancellation. We intend to hold an in-person ceremony as early as this coming fall semester if the conditions allow for a safe gathering on campus. We will announce a date and time to give our graduating seniors and their families adequate time to make arrangements to return to campus for the ceremony if at all possible.

To the Class of 2020, I know this is incredibly disheartening news on top of the disruption to your studies, separation from your friends and the pressure of adjusting to a new learning environment. I hope you can find some solace in the fact that the sacrifices you are making have a significant and positive impact on the health of your family, friends and members of your community. I am proud of the maturity and spirit of cooperation that you are showing. I know that you will persevere and I look forward to the day when we can gather together to celebrate the transition of your Pitzer journey and the beginning of the next stages of your remarkable lives.

To all of our students, I thank you again. I hope that you and your families are well and healthy and I encourage you to be steadfast in following the recommended public health protocols during these difficult times. The final eight weeks of our semester will be much different than the Pitzer education we all hoped you would enjoy, but you will have the same classmates around you, the same faculty leading your studies and the same supportive staff beside you as we move forward. I wish you all the best and look forward to what lies ahead.

Provida Futuri,

Melvin L. Oliver

The Claremont Colleges & TimelyMD - 03.23.20

Availability of Campus.Health for The Claremont Colleges Students

The Claremont Colleges have contracted with TimelyMD, a provider of online medical and counseling services, to offer a telehealth option to all TCC students — undergraduate as well as graduate — to expand and supplement services currently available at Student Health Services and Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services. Campus.Health makes it easy for students to get quality medical and mental health care online or from their phone, anytime they need it.

Students now have access to Campus.Health, which provides 24/7 medical and mental telehealth care for all students, at no cost! To get started, visit Campus.Health. Register now and use the service when you need it.

Campus.Health offers the following unlimited free visits with student-focused, licensed physicians and counselors:

  • 24/7 access to on-demand medical care
  • 24/7 access to TalkNow emotional support
  • Accessible from any location within the United States on any smartphone or web-enabled device
  • This is a pilot project that will be available to students until mid-June 2020

To use Campus.Health services, students should:

  • Visit the Campus.Health website or
  • Visit the Apple or Android stores to download the free TimelyMD app
  • Set up profile and at checkout, enter institution’s customized coupon code: PITZER2020

Other notes and features:

  • Students will see the name, picture, location (by state) and credentials of the provider
  • An average medical visit will have a 5 minute wait to speak with a provider; the consultation will average 5-10 minutes
  • An average TalkNow counseling visit may have a 5 minute wait time; 30 minute consultation
  • Students may invite a parent or trusted advisor to participate
  • Follow up notes will be sent by the provider to the student when the visit is complete
  • All federally-protected rights to privacy will be observed. However, in the case of a life-threatening mental health crisis, a student’s dean may be notified.
  • This service is live now, and students may access it at any time.


Q. Who can use Campus.Health?
A: Any enrolled, full-time student in The Claremont Colleges.

Q. What services are available?
A. 24/7 medical or immediate therapy (talk to a mental health provider about anything, after-hours or on weekends).

Q. How much does a visit cost?
A. It’s free! There is no cost to full-time students.

Q: Can Campus.Health diagnose COVID-19?
A: Campus.Health will virtually assess symptoms and administer frontline care in a contained environment to limit the spread of illness. They will also give recommendations on need for testing vs. self-quarantine, and where to go if testing or further care is needed.