Weeks of Welcome

August 24 – September 30, 2020

Please see below for all of the wonderful events taking place during the first weeks of the semester to welcome our new and returning students! For any questions/concerns, please reach out to the office facilitating the event. This page is best viewed on a desktop.

Ongoing Events & Activities

Student Dean Office Hours | August 2020 Hours
Hanging with the Chaplains | Visit the Facebook Event Page for more information.
MCAPS Mindfulness Mondays | New videos posted every Monday on Instagram at @MCAPSclaremont

Claremont Colleges Library Treasure Hunt

Explore the resources and services of The Claremont Colleges Library with an online treasure hunt! Students who complete the treasure hunt via this link will be entered into a drawing for a $20 gift card! Winners will be drawn on September 30th.


Schedule of Events

Career Chat – Using Handshake: The Ins and Outs
Wednesday 8/26
12:30 – 1:15pm PDT
Event Website
Study Abroad Information Session
Wednesday 8/26
4pm PDT
Zoom Link
Theatre Open House
Wednesday 8/26
5:15pm PDT
Contact Email
Sagehens Getting Ahead Series Introduction I
Wednesday 8/26
5:30 – 6:45pm PDT
Event Website
Dance Open House
Wednesday 8/26
6:15pm PDT
Contact Email
Sagehens Getting Ahead Series Introduction II
Thursday 8/27
12:30 – 1:45pm PDT
Event Website
Virtual Convocation Ceremony
Thursday 8/27
3 – 4pm PDT
Event Website
CEC & OBSA Present: Afrofuturist Artist/Historian Jessi Jumanji
Thursday 8/27
6 – 7:15pm PDT
Zoom Link
Contact Email
The Hive Open House
Friday 8/28
4 – 5pm PDT
Event Website
CEC Ethics & Orientation Training
Tuesday 9/1
9 – 11am PDT
Event Website
Dean of Faculty Open House
Tuesday 9/1
10:30am – 12pm PDT
Zoom Link
Contact Email
Disrupting Injustice and Mobilizing Social
Change with Tessa Hicks Peterson

Tuesday 9/1
11am – 12pm PDT
Zoom Link
Contact Email
Study Abroad Information Session
Tuesday 9/1
12 – 1pm PDT
Zoom Link
Office of Admission Drop In
Tuesday 9/1
3:00 – 5:00pm PDT
Zoom Link
Fulbright Information Session
Tuesday 9/1
5pm PDT
Zoom Link
Contact Email
Perspectives on a Pandemic: Wisdom For Thriving in Tough Times
Tuesday 9/1
6 – 7:30pm PDT
Event Website
Industry Series: Therese Boter ’19, Analyst, Goldman Sachs
Wednesday 9/2
5:30pm PDT
Event Website
Student Resource Fair
Wednesday 9/2
9:00 – 11:00am PDT
Click here for more info.
Career Fair Prep – Graduate Schools & Fellowships Virtual Fair
Wednesday 9/2
9:30 – 10:00am PDT
Event Website
Career Chat: Finding a Job or Internship
Wednesday 9/2
12:30 – 1:15pm PDT
Event Website
Financial Aid Orientation
Wednesday 9/2
2:00pm PDT
*Mandatory for Aid Recipients*
Click Here to Register
Sagehens Getting Ahead – Career Planning & Strategies Session 2
Wednesday 9/2
5:30 – 6:45pm PDT
Event Website
Drop-In Qi Gong
Wednesday 9/2
5:45 – 6:30pm PDT
Event Website
Financial Aid Orientation
Thursday 9/3
9:00am PDT
*Mandatory for Aid Recipients*
Click Here to Register
Home Is Where the Freaks Are: Coloring Book Workshop
Thursday 9/3
12:15 – 1:30pm PDT
Presented by the PAS Faculty in Residence, FYS Program & The Writing Center. Contact Email | RSVP Here
Case Interviewing Workshop
Thursday 9/3
4:00 – 5pm PDT
Event Website
Made @ Home Wallet Making
Friday 9/4
4:30 – 6pm PDT
Event Website
MCAPS Workshop: You Can Help a Friend
How to recognize and respond to signs of distress in peers.
Tuesday 9/8
11am – 12pm PDT
Registration Contact Email
Pitzer in Brazil Summer Program Info Session
Tuesday 9/8
12pm PDT
Zoom Link
MCAPS Presents: Centering Black Experiences
Tuesdays

Tuesday 9/8
3 – 4pm PDT
Conversations related to narratives, racism, healing, gender, & more. This space is open to all 7C Black students.
Registration Contact Email
Improv Workshop with Kim Griffin
Tuesday 9/8
4:30 – 6pm PDT
Event Website
5C Club Fair [Day 1]
Tuesday 9/8
5 -7pm PDT
Including: Social Justice/Service, Academic, Publications/Print, Community Resources
Register Here
Contact Email
Wellness Wednesday: Adjusting to College Life
Wednesday 9/9
9am PDT
Event Website
Career Chat: Building Your Resume
Wednesday 9/9
12:30 – 1:15pm PDT
Event Website

MCAPS Workshop: How To Transition To College During a Pandemic
How to recognize and respond to signs of distress in peers.
Wednesday 9/9
4 – 5pm PDT
Registration Contact Email
5C Club Fair [Day 2]
Wednesday 9/9
5 -7pm PDT
Including: Art/Media/Science, Cultural, Gender/LGBTQ+, Music
Register Here
Contact Email
Sagehens Getting Ahead – Career Plannning & Strategies Session 3
Wednesday 9/9
5:30 – 6:45pm PDT
Event Website
Drop-In Qi Gong
Wednesday 9/9
5:45 – 6:30pm PDT
Event Website
Study Abroad Information Session
Thursday 9/10
10am PDT
Zoom Link
5C Club Fair [Day 3]
Thursday 9/10
5 – 7pm PDT
Including: Social/Community, Religious/Spiritual, Sports
Register Here
Contact Email
Racial Justice Initiative Inaugural Panel
Thursday 9/10
4:15 – 5:30pm PDT
Event Website
Pitzer Club Fair
Friday 9/11
3 – 5pm PDT
Event Website
Contact Email
LSAT No-Cost Practice Exam
Saturday 9/12
9am – 1pm PDT
Event Website
MCAPS Open House Week: Dr. Fiona Vajk, Dr. Lisette Sanchez, & Dr. Emily Bragg
Monday 9/14
12 – 1pm PDT
Join MCAPS via Zoom to meet the staff and learn about MCAPS services!
Registration Contact Email
Community Formations & Social Justice
Curriculum with Michelle Tellez

Tuesday 9/15
11am – 12pm PDT
Zoom Link
Contact Email
Center for Asian Pacific American Students (CAPAS) Open House
Tuesday 9/15
11:30am – 1pm PST
Live events and to get to know CAPAS and asynchronous activities! Free boba stickers made by Everest Strayer ’18!
Zoom Link (See Email for Password) Contact Email
MCAPS Open House Week: Dr. Grant Goodman, Dr. Miao Li, & Dr. Carrie Park
Tuesday 9/15
12 – 1pm PDT
Join MCAPS via Zoom to meet the staff and learn about MCAPS services!
Registration Contact Email
Industry Series: Kyle Dalrymple ’17, Senior Associate, TM Financial Forensics LLC
Tuesday 9/15
5:30pm PDT
Event Website
Wellness Wednesday: Self-Care
Wednesday 9/16
9am PDT
Event Website
MCAPS Open House Week: Dr. Gary Degroot, Michelle Chan, LMFT, & Dr. Dana Reyes
Wednesday 9/16
12 – 1pm PDT
Join MCAPS via Zoom to meet the staff and learn about MCAPS services!
Registration Contact Email
Career Chat: Interview Anxiety
Wednesday 9/16
12:30 – 1:15pm PDT
Event Website
Study Abroad Information Session
Wednesday 9/16
3pm PDT
Zoom Link
Sagehens Getting Ahead – Career Planning & Strategies Session 4
Wednesday 9/16
5:30 – 6:45pm PDT
Event Website
Drop-In Qi Gong
Wednesday 9/16
5:45 – 6:30pm PDT
Event Website
Office of the Dean of Faculty Drop-In Hours
Thursday 9/17
10:30-11:30am PDT
Check your email for Zoom link.
FMI Contact
MCAPS Open House Week: Dr. Fiona Vajk, Dr. Lauren Cook, & Dr. Shawndeeia Drinkard
Thursday 9/17
12 – 1pm PDT
Join MCAPS via Zoom to meet the staff and learn about MCAPS services!
Registration Contact Email
MCAPS Presents: Creative Expressions Thursdays
Thursday 9/17
1 – 2pm PDT
Week 1 of a biweekly drop-in workshop will focus on developing healthy coping through artistic expression.
Registration Contact Email
Cite Rite (Citation Workshop)
Thursday 9/17
5pm PDT
Registration Link
MCAPS Open House Week: Patty Gonzalez, LMFT, Dr. Shalom Alaichamy, & Dr. Beth Perlman
Friday 9/18
12 – 1pm PDT
Join MCAPS via Zoom to meet the staff and learn about MCAPS services!
Registration Contact Email
Made @ the Hive: Calligraphy
Friday 9/18
4:30 – 5:30pm PDT
Event Website
Study Abroad Information Session
Monday 9/21
12pm PDT
Zoom Link
Office of the Dean of Faculty Drop-In Hours
Tuesday 9/22
10:30-11:30am PDT
Check your email for Zoom link.
FMI Contact
MCAPS Presents: Anxiety Management Workshop Series
Tuesdays

Tuesday 9/22
11am – 12pm PDT
Explore ways of coping with anxiety by living in full experience rather than running from the stressors of life. Week 1 in six week workshop series.
Registration Contact Email
The Trauma (and Healing) of Injustice
with Hala Khouri

Tuesday 9/22
11am – 12pm PDT
Zoom Link
Contact Email
A Conversation with US Representative Debbie Mucarsei-Powell ’92
Tuesday 9/22
11am – 12pm PDT
Registration Link
Design as a Tool for Social Justice with Tania Anaissie
Tuesday 9/22
4:30 – 6pm PDT
Event Website
Wellness Wednesday: Resiliency
Wednesday 9/23
9am PDT
Event Website
Career Chat: Thinking About Graduate School?
Wednesday 9/23
12:30 – 1:15pm PDT
Event Website
MCAPS Presents: Healthy Relationship Wednesdays
Wednesday 9/23
3 – 4:30pm PDT
Week one of a 4-week workshop series on different topics about healthy relationships.
Registration Contact Email
14th Annual
Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies
Open House
Wednesday 9/23
4:30pm PDT
Featuring performers, activities and prizes!.
**Check your email for Zoom Link** Contact Email
Sagehens Getting Ahead – Career Planning & Strategies Session 5
Wednesday 9/23
5:30 – 6:45pm PDT
Event Website
Drop-In Qi Gong
Wednesday 9/23
5:45 – 6:30pm PDT
Event Website
MCAPS Presents: International Student Drop-in Coffee Hour
Thursdays

Thursday 9/24
10 – 11am PDT
Week 1 of a biweekly supportive space for International students to get to know each other and engage in conversations about topics related to their experience at the Claremont Colleges.
Registration Contact Email
Office of the Dean of Faculty Drop-In Hours
Thursday 9/24
10:30-11:30am PDT
Check your email for Zoom link.
FMI Contact
MCAPS Workshop: Self-Care & COVID-19
Thursday 9/24
1 – 2pm PDT
Registration Contact Email
Joy Harjo Presents a Reading of Native Nations Poetry
Thursday 9/24
4:30pm PDT
Zoom Link
MCAPS Workshop: Race and White Allyship
Tuesday 9/29
11am – 12:30pm PDT
Registration Contact Email
Writing Center Open House
Tuesday 9/29
4 -5pm PDT
Contact Email
Zoom Link
Wellness Wednesday: Time Management and Study Skills
Wednesday 9/30
9am PDT
Event Website
Career Chat: Maximize LinkedIn for Your Career
Wednesday 9/30
12:30 – 1:15pm PDT
Event Website
Pitzer College Logo
Economics Major Information
Wednesday 9/30
3 – 4:30pm PDT
Email Contact
Fall Lecture ft. Julie Sze and Mike Mendez
Wednesday 9/30
4 – 5:15pm PDT
More Information
Sagehens Getting Ahead – Career Planning & Strategies Session 6
Wednesday 9/30
5:30 – 6:45pm PDT
Event Website
Drop-In Qi Gong
Wednesday 9/30
5:45 – 6:30pm PDT
Event Website