Jul 21, 2024  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog 

General Information

The Scripps College catalog is on the Scripps College website http://catalog.scrippscollege.edu/. The catalog contents apply to the 2014-2015 academic year. The information is, however, subject to change without notice, and those who are interested in any program or offering are encouraged to verify it with the appropriate department chair or the registrar.

This catalog is intended to help you get acquainted with Scripps College. It explains some of the College’s philosophies and beliefs, and describes, in general terms, some of its policies and procedures. It is not intended to nor does it contain all policies that relate to students, staff, or faculty. This catalog is not intended to be a contract (express or implied), nor is it intended to otherwise create any legally enforceable obligations on the part of Scripps College or any applicant, student, staff, or faculty member. Because Scripps College is a growing and changing organization, it reserves full discretion to add to, modify, or delete provisions of this catalog, or the policies and procedures on which they may be based, at any time without advance notice.


Scripps College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501. Phone: (510) 748-9001.

Affirmative Action

Scripps College values a diverse college community and seeks to assure fair employment practices for faculty and staff through a continuing and effective Equal Opportunity Employment Program. For further information, contact the Scripps College director of human resources (909) 607-7976.

Nondiscrimination Policies

Scripps College strives to be an inclusive academic community for women, regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, belief, age, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Scripps College admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, responsibilities, programs, and activities generally made available at the College.

The College affirms compliance with the requirements of the Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended through 1992, as well as the requirements of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972. Scripps College does not discriminate on the basis of handicap and is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Student Rights and Privacy

The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 as amended provides Scripps College students with protection of the privacy of their records maintained as permanent files by the College and with the right to access those files. Additional information is available under Rules and Guidelines in this catalog and in the Guide to Student Life.

Student Right-to-Know/Campus Security

In accordance with the 1991 Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act, Scripps College provides graduation rate statistics to all current and prospective students upon request. For more information, please contact the Office of Assessment, Planning, and Institutional Research (909) 621-8224 or the Office of the Registrar (909) 621-8273.


Please contact the following offices for further information about Scripps College:

Admission (909) 621-8149
Alumnae and Parent Engagement (909) 621-8054
Career Planning & Resources (909) 621-8180
Dean of Students (909) 621-8277
Financial Aid (909) 621-8275
Communication and Marketing (909) 621-8280
Registrar (909) 621-8273
Student Accounts (909) 621-8259

Mail should be addressed to the appropriate office, at:

Scripps College
1030 Columbia Avenue MB#
Claremont, CA 91711-3905

For more information, visit the Scripps College website: www.scrippscollege.edu