Community Resources and Financial Mitigation

In each financial decision CMC makes, we continue to put the highest priority on our students and their families. We have sustained confidence in our financial strength and the fullest support for our community. Some of the ways we are addressing this for the fall include:

  • Increased financial aid to mitigate COVID-19 impacts on students and families
  • Need-based monetary allowances for housing and meals
  • No increase in tuition and continuity of all matriculation policies, including those on transfer credits
  • Significant investments in technology and advanced instructional design.
  • Responsible limits on hiring, salaries, and spending
  • Targeted budget cuts and other mitigation efforts

We must also continue to build our community resources with leading health experts and government representatives. President Chodosh is a member of the L.A. County Public Health Higher Education Working Group, and we are in touch with peer institutions and experts throughout the nation and globally. These discussions are ongoing as we continue to look toward a possible return to campus in the spring.

Closer to home, CMC maintains relationships with three local health institutions serving the Claremont area: Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, San Antonio Regional Hospital, and Montclair Hospital Medical Center.

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CMC Zoom Forums

Select from the links below to access the Zoom recordings of our CMC Returns Forums.

All Student Forum Video >

Recorded July 27, 2020

Financial Aid Forum Video >

Recorded July 28, 2020

Work-Study Information Session >

Recorded August 24, 2020