2013-2014 Catalog 
    Jul 24, 2024  
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Legal Information


Claremont McKenna College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council on Post-secondary Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Claremont McKenna College does not discriminate on any illegal basis in the administration of its admission, educational, or employment policies and practices. The specific policies dealing with harassment and discrimination may be obtained from the Director of Human Resources, the Dean of Students, or the Dean of Admission. Claremont McKenna College is an equal opportunity employer.

Claremont McKenna College complies with the requirement of Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX to this institution should be referred to the Dean of Students.

Claremont McKenna College complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Questions concerning information about or the application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act should be referred to the Registrar’s office.

Claremont McKenna College complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Questions concerning Section 504 should be referred to the Director of Human Resources.

The Catalog

The catalog is not to be considered as a binding contract between Claremont McKenna College and students, parents or guardians of students, nor other interested parties. The College reserves the right at any time, without advance notice, to change any part, portion or provision of the catalog; no vested rights shall run or be created by the catalog, including the right to notice of any modification, novation, amendment, supplementation or other change of any term, provision or content of the catalog; such right of the College to enact changes, etc., especially shall include but not be limited to; (a) withdraw or cancel classes, courses, and programs; (b) change fee schedules; (c) change the academic calendar; (d) change admission and registration requirements; (e) change the regulations and requirements governing instruction in, and graduation from, the College; (f) change of instructors; (g) change of rules and regulations governing the students and student body organizations; (h) change of on-campus facilities, programs and costs for room and/or board of students; (i) change of extra-curricular student activities, programs, and offerings; and (j) change of any other regulation affecting students, their parents/guardians or other interested parties. Such changes shall go into force whenever the College so determines, and shall apply not only to prospective students but also to those who are matriculated at the time in the College. When economic and other conditions permit, as solely and exclusively determined by the College, the College, without being obligated to do so, does endeavor to provide reasonable advance notice of such changes.

Information regarding off-campus programs in included under the Special Programs section of the catalog.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy, Student Right-to-Know, and Higher Education Opportunity Acts

Claremont McKenna College complies with federal disclosure and reporting requirements including: the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act. Information on campus security is available from the Office of the Dean of Students. FERPA and retention/graduation information is available from the Office of the Registrar. Consumer/HEOA information is available from the Office of Institutional Research.