Please read each section carefully, as specific instructions to submit the different forms are provided.
|1. Housing Placement, Residence Hall Agreement and New Student Survey Form||Due by Thursday, June 19, 2014. Return by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail addressed to Pitzer College, Office of Student Affairs.|
|2. First Year Seminar (FYS) Selection||Due by Thursday, June 19, 2014.|
|3. Photo Submission for Your Pitzer ID Card||Due by Thursday, June 19, 2014|
|4. W.M. Keck Summer Programs Applications||Due by Friday, June 20, 2014|
|5. Orientation Adventure Trip Preference Form||Registration begins Monday, June 9, 2014. Due by Thursday, July 3rd.|
|6. Medical Insurance Information||Available beginning Tuesday, July 1, 2014|
|7. Entrance Personal History/Medical Examination Report Form AND Monsour Counseling First-Year Survey Form||Due Friday, August 1, 2014. Must be submitted directly to CUC Student Health Services.|
|8. Request for Disability Services Form|
1. Housing Placement, Residence Hall Agreement and New Student Survey Form
As a first-year student you will be placed with a roommate in Pitzer, Atherton or Sanborn residence hall, Pitzer’s first-year complex. Housing placement and roommate matches are made based on the answers provided in the Housing Placement form. You will also need to fill out and sign the Pitzer College Residence Hall Agreement.
2. First-Year Seminar (FYS) Selection
Due by Thursday, June 19, 2014. Check your Pitzer email for detailed instructions and unique link to the FYS online selection survey.
3. Photo Submission for Pitzer ID Card
All new students need to submit a photo to be used for your Pitzer ID card. This can be done via email or mail. For specific instructions on how to submit this information by the deadline of June 19th, please visit the Photo Submission website.
4. W.M. Keck Summer Programs Applications
During the 2014–2015 academic year, Pitzer’s W.M. Keck Science Department will offer two different integrated science courses for incoming first-year students: the Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence (AISS) and Introduction to Biological Chemistry (IBC). In addition, in mid-August Keck will be hosting a week-long summer bridge program—the Summer Science Immersion Program (SScIP)—designed for students contemplating majoring in a science and who are first-generation college students, are from groups traditionally underrepresented in science, and/or who attended under-resourced high schools. Application to these programs is required. Detailed information about these programs as well as instructions for the on-line application process can be found in the two pdf files below. Please note that the application deadline for each of these programs is Friday, June 20th, 2014!
5. Orientation Adventure Preference Form
All incoming students who are not New Resource Students, exchange students or transfer students are required to go on an OA trip as part of their broader orientation to Pitzer College. New Resource Students and transfer students are encouraged to sign up, but are not obligated to do so. At this time, an Orientation Adventure trip is not an option for exchange students. Visit the Orientation website for more information about the OA program at www.pitzer.edu/newstudentorientation or email email@example.com.
Orientation Adventure Trip Preference Form – Orientation Adventure registration begins June 9, 2014 and registration closes on July 3, 2014. Trip placements will be announced on July 10, 2014.
6. Medical Insurance Information – All New Students
Medical insurance is mandatory for all students. All students will be automatically enrolled in the Claremont Colleges’ Student Health Insurance Plan unless they complete the waiver information via the online portal. The portal will open July 1, 2014. In order to access the portal, you will have to enter your last name, date of birth and student ID number. Please note that all incoming freshman will receive an e-mail the week of July 7th with instructions on how to access their ID number and the waiver portal.
Open enrollment for the fall semester begins July 1, 2014 through September 5, 2014. Open enrollment for the spring semester begins December 19, 2014 through January 23, 2015. Students can obtain a 100 percent refund one week before or on the first day of class. After the first day of class the medical coverage charge is non- refundable. It is the student’s responsibility to keep the College informed of changes in medical coverage and coverage must be confirmed every year.
In order to qualify for a waiver, students must have other insurance coverage, and benefits under that plan must include all of the following:
- Coverage must be continuous (no break or termination) for the entire academic year;
- Coverage must be effective prior to 8/24/2014;
- Maximum lifetime benefit must be at least $500,000;
- Deductible must be $1,000 or less per policy year;
- Claims must be paid by a U.S.-based company; and
- Underwriting company must be owned, operated, and headquartered in the
- United States and must be in full compliance with applicable federal laws.
- International students may not waive with insurance from their home country.
The portal will be open from July 1, 2014 to September 5, 2014. An email will be sent to all students and parents the first week of July with a link to the waiver portal. If you do not enter your health insurance information, you will automatically be enrolled in the Claremont Colleges Student Health Insurance and your student account will be billed accordingly.
For frequently asked questions and more information:
- Student Health Insurance Plan Snapshot (SHIP)
- Student Health Insurance Brochure (SHIP)
- Student Health Insurance Waiver & FAQ
- Student Health Insurance Portal
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Affairs 909.607.2821 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
7. Student Health Services – All New Students
Your Entrance Personal Health History/Medical Examination Report Form should be filled out and submitted directly to Claremont University Consortium (CUC) Student Health Services. Please review all the information thoroughly before submitting the completed form to CUC Student Health Services. You may choose to submit your completed form by mail or email to email@example.com
Please take a moment to visit the Student Health Services website at www.cuc.claremont.edu/shs as it contains important information such as the all of the SHS form including the entrance physical forms, psychiatric medication policy, and vaccine information. Although the Student Health Center is closed for the summer, you may access additional information regarding Student Health Services by visiting their website or calling and leaving a voicemail message at 909.621.8222 which is checked weekly.
8. Request for Disability Services Form
The Office of Student Affairs strives to accommodate the special needs of students who have been offered admission to Pitzer College. Pitzer College will make reasonable accommodations to students with documented disabilities. If you have a documented disability, please complete the Request for Disability Services Form to let us know what your disability is and what services you will need. For more information visit the Academic Support Services website, and please contact Jill Hawthorne, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Academic Support Services 909.607.3553 or firstname.lastname@example.org