Admission and Financial Aid Blog

Applicant Hub FAQs

December 20, 2016, by Jason

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 […]

Application FAQs… No need to panic

December 20, 2016, by Raissa

Applying to college is a lot of work. At times you may completely forget to ask a question or question what you remember. Below are some FAQs and a few words of advice. If you have a question, the answer is probably below. Please keep in mind that our office will close for winter break at […]

To Our Early Decision Applicants

December 15, 2016, by Thyra

To Our Early Decision Applicants, This evening we’ll be releasing our ED1 decisions.  We first want to thank all of you who applied for taking the time and care to apply to Harvey Mudd.  We saw in your applications how carefully you thought about what it was in the HMC community that led you to […]

Winding Down for the Semester

December 9, 2016, by Bailey Meyer

Another semester is about to end, and Mudders are preparing for finals before winter break. As always, this semester has been a whirlwind, and the end is no different. Here’s a peek at the end of this semester so far. Last weekend, the Sontag Reslife team and I organized a hiking trip for members of […]

Oke Poke

December 9, 2016, by Charlee Van Eijk

A wild contender appears! Ladies and gentlemen, a new rivalry has formed in ye olde Claremont. A poke place called Oke Poke is set to go toe-to-toe with Poke Dot, and the competition shall be fierce, fiery, and delicious. I can’t stress it enough, the likes of this rivalry is witnessed but a handful of […]

Beneath Mudd: The Libra Complex

December 2, 2016, by Izzy Jones

Hey guys! The very first blog I ever read from admissions was a tour of some of the lectures halls and some of the newer, nicer spaces here at Mudd. So I decided I’d do something similar, but for an older, and to the casual viewer, more hidden part of the college; The Libra Complex! […]

The Writing Center

December 2, 2016, by Ramita Kondepudi

In August 2014, I entered the world of the Writing Center for the first time as a freshman. Assigned to make an appointment with a consultant for my first Writ 1 paper, I was unsure of what to expect. I felt uncomfortable at the thought of being required to share my writing with someone I […]

Tip of the Month: It’s Financial Aid Time!

December 1, 2016, by Jason

As you prepare to submit your admission applications, don’t forget to apply for financial aid! Need-Based Aid Forms to Complete The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used by U. S. colleges and universities to determine your eligibility for federal student financial aid. The FAFSA became available this year on October 1st. You […]

SCAMFest: A Cappella at the 5C’s

November 29, 2016, by Izzy Jones

Hey guys! I know I’m super late with this blog, so you’re gonna get two from me this week! The first one is about SCAMFest, which was two weeks ago. For those of you who don’t know, SCAMFest is a national a cappella show that happens here at the 5C’s, and is largely (I’m not […]

A Walking Tour of the 5Cs

November 27, 2016, by Bailey Meyer

Harvey Mudd is part of a consortium of schools in California known as the Claremont Colleges. The colleges share resources with the each other, like the books available at the Honnold Mudd Library or the Student Health Center, and are physically close together. They are so close that students from any one of the 5Cs […]

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