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The All-New Galileo

April 7, 2017

Hey guys! A while back I did a post that was a tour of the Libra complex, the underground part of Mudd’s academic end. However, I had to leave out a major part, Galileo Hall! Galileo is Mudd’s oldest lecture hall, composed of three joinable lecture rooms, Pryne, McAlister, and Edwards. Over the years it’s […]

Healthy Habits: Gyms

April 2, 2017

There are many places to focus on physical wellness, which is one of the eight dimensions of wellness, at Mudd. Aside from hiking, skiing, or surfing in the LA area, the five Claremont Colleges have multiple gyms that Mudd students can access. The LAC Gym The LAC gym is located in the Linde Activities Center […]

Mudd Makers Part III

March 27, 2017

Hi all, welcome to the third installment in the Mudd Maker series. These blogs are about interesting projects Mudders have built in their free time. Check out the previous blogs Mudd Makers and Mudd Makers Part II! I myself have taken to laser cutting wood this semester. It all started with a stray piece of plywood […]

CAP’ing Off A Great Experience

March 24, 2017

Hey guys! Today’s going to be a pretty short blog about something cool here at Mudd, CAP events! Harvey Mudd is about 45 minutes East of LA, and Claremont is, in fact, in LA County. That means that there’s a lot of cool stuff around! SoCal is a hotspot for concerts, amusement parks, and plenty […]

Major Spotlight: Individual Program of Studies

March 20, 2017

Welcome to all the RD admits!!! As you begin to explore what Mudd can do for you, here’s a look at one of our more non-traditional majors: the Individual Program of Studies (IPS). Harvey Mudd has 8 “standard” majors: Math, Computer Science (CS), Joint CS-Math, Biology, Chemistry, Joint Chem-Bio, Mathematical Computational Biology, Physics, and Engineering. […]

Today is the day.

March 17, 2017

Today is the day. At 6:15 pm PDT, we will be releasing our decisions. Technically we have been recruiting the Harvey Mudd College Class of 2021 for years, ever since some of you checked that magical box on your PSAT’s saying that you were willing to receive mail from colleges. And today is the day we […]

Decision Release this FRIDAY!

March 15, 2017

Hear Yee, Hear Yee! We shall beest releasing admission decisions f’r Regular Decision applicants this Friday, Marcheth 17th at 6:15 pm PDT. Prithee access thy Applicant Hub to view thy decision. Translation: Attention! We are releasing admission decisions for our Regular Decision applicants this Friday, March 17th at 6:15 pm PDT. Please access your Applicant […]

Applicant Hub FAQs

March 15, 2017

How do I reach the HMC Applicant Hub? Click right here Applicant Hub or go to and find the link. On laptops, computers, and tablets, the link is on the right hand column of the page. On cell phones, scroll down and you’ll find the link below the Blogs and Announcements section. How do […]

The Annual 5C PowerDown

March 10, 2017

Every year, the 5C’s compete in an energy conservation challenge called PowerDown. Before the competition begins, a 2-week baseline of energy consumed on each campus is taken. Using this data, the goal of the competition is to reduce electricity consumption by the largest percentage. A monetary prize is given to the college that reduced consumption […]

The Quest for Off Campus Study Spaces

March 5, 2017

When midterm season lasts two weeks (or more),  I often find myself really frustrated with many of my usual study spots. My room feels too small, the Shan seems too far, and Platt is too dark — I can keep going; really any excuse to procrastinate. For the first time since freshman year, I decided […]