Meet Mary

Throughout Black History Month, the Office of Admission is aiming to highlight the Black community at Mudd and amplify voices of its members. Check out more of this month’s posts on our social media platforms! This week we have a special feature, a guest blogger: Mary Celestin. Mary will tell you a little bit about […]

Early Decision 2 Release

Early Decision 2 admission decisions will be released this Friday, February 12 at 6:00pm Pacific Standard Time. You will receive an email asking you to view your admission decision in the HMC Applicant Hub. Important: To make sure that you are able to access your admission decision at 6:00pm, please try logging into the HMC […]

CUWiP: Virtual Edition!

Last year, I attended the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) at the University of California-Irvine and had a really great time. It offered everything from panels on current areas of research in physics to networking opportunities, plus a chance to hang out with other cool Mudders! In fact, I wrote a blog post […]

Podding: Moving In

Last week, I wrote a blog post about the planning process for setting up a pod. This past week, we actually moved in! Due to Covid-19 and the need to quarantine for 14 days after moving for safety, the three of us staggered our arrivals so our families didn’t come into contact. Since I live […]

Podding: The Planning Process

One of the things that was harder this semester was collaborating with other students. A lot of Mudd classes and homework are better done in groups. Zoom can do a lot of things, but it’s not quite the same as gathering around a whiteboard with your friends. It can also be harder to concentrate on […]

Mudders and Winter Break!

Mudders are currently enjoying winter break and a rest from online academics. Here’s a glimpse of some of the activities that different admissions interns are doing! Mason Avecedo ’22 “I’ve read: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green (and the sequel, A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor) Dune by Frank Herbert I’ve watched: The Queen’s Gambit She-Ra and the Princesses […]

Core at Mudd: The End

The end? Yes, the end (at least for me). With the conclusion of this semester, I have officially finished all of my Core requirements. Some sophomores aren’t quite done–the core engineering course can be delayed until junior fall and the physics lab can be taken sophomore fall or spring. But I am done! It’s a […]

The Living-Learning Community

This year, I joined Mudd’s Living-Learning Community (LLC). The LLC is a community of students who (during a usual year) all live on Drinkward’s second floor and host events on different social justice topics throughout the year. The official Mission Statement is: “Harvey Mudd’s Living-Learning Community seeks to maintain a respectful environment created by students, […]

Faculty Profile: Professor Alfred Flores

Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies Alfred Flores is currently teaching for his second year in the Humanities, Social Studies, and the Arts department at Harvey Mudd College. During his undergraduate work, he received an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Studies from College of the Desert and a Bachelor’s Degree in History from UC Riverside. His […]

Winter Break Closure

The Office of Admission and Financial Aid will close for winter break at 5:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, December 22. We will reopen at 8:00am on Monday, January 4, 2021. During winter break, we recommend contacting our office by email at We will be monitoring this account, though please be patient as you may […]