Contact the Offices of Admission and Financial Aid

Office of Admission Office of Financial Aid
Office location Shanahan Center, Room #1405
Office hours 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Email admission@hmc.edu financial_aid@hmc.edu
Phone 909.621.8011 909.621.8055
Fax 909.607.7046 909.607.4494
Mailing Address Office of Admission and Financial Aid
Harvey Mudd College
301 Platt Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711

Meet the Admission Staff

Thyra Briggs

Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid

  • she/her
  • Hometown: Concord, MA
  • High school: Concord-Carlisle High School
  • Favorite local eatery: Nuno’s Bistro

Territories

  • States: Connecticut, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
  • California: Far Northern California, North Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area (except Marin County), West Los Angeles
  • International: India, Western Europe

Peter Osgood

Director of Admission

  • he/him
  • Hometown: Seattle, WA
  • High school: Lakeside School
  • Favorite local eatery: Creme Bakery

Territories

  • States: Alaska, DC (District of Columbia), Maryland, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia
  • California: Covina Valley (East San Gabriel Valley), Inland Empire, Imperial Valley
  • International: APO/DPO, East Asia

Raissa Diamante

Director of Enrollment Strategies and Operations

  • she/her/siya, nagsasalita ng Filipino
  • Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
  • High school: North Hollywood High School
  • Favorite local eatery: Trader Joe’s

Territories

  • States: Nevada, New York
  • California: Mid-City and East Los Angeles

Jason Santiago ’07

Associate Director of Admission

  • he/him
  • Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • High School: Rancho Cucamonga High School
  • Favorite local eatery: 21 Choices Frozen Yogurt

Territories

  • States: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee
  • US Territories in the Pacific
  • California: East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • International: Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Southeast Asia

Kimberly Ortiz

Assistant Director of Admission

  • she/her/ella, habla español, first-gen
  • Hometown: South Central LA, CA
  • High School: Crossroads School
  • Favorite local eatery: El Metate

Territories

  • States: Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin
  • California: Burbank, Glendale, Marin County, Pasadena, San Francisco, San Gabriel Valley, San Mateo County
  • International: Africa

Roberto Peña

Assistant Director of Admission

  • he/him, habla español, first-gen
  • Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
  • High School: Woodrow Wilson High School
  • Favorite local eatery: Birrieria Gonzalez

Territories

  • States: Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota
  • US Territories: Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands
  • California: South and South Central Los Angeles, South Bay of Los Angeles, South Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • International: Caribbean, Latin America

Shayla Bezjak-Martinez

Admission Counselor

  • she/her, first-gen
  • Hometown: Denver, CO
  • High school: Wheat Ridge High School
  • Favorite local eatery: L’moon Creamery

Territories

  • States: Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming
  • California: Orange County, San Diego County
  • International: Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka; Canada

Courtney Hill

Admission Counselor

  • she/her
  • Hometown: Forney, TX
  • High School: North Forney High School, TX
  • Favorite local eatery: Aikan Sushi & Ramen

Territories

  • States: Arizona, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, South Carolina
  • California: Central Coast, Central Valley, Sacramento County, San Fernando Valley, Santa Barbara County
  • International: Central Asia, Middle East
Lauren Brown

Lauren Brown

Lauren Brown

Operations Assistant

  • she/her
  • Hometown: Rosemead, CA
  • High School: Nogales High School
  • Favorite local eatery: Riceberry Thai Kitchen
Coming soon

Cynthia Perez

Cynthia Perez

Operations Assistant

  • she/her, habla español, first-gen
  • Hometown: Fontana, CA
  • High School: Henry J. Kaiser High School
  • Favorite local eatery: Tatsu Ramen

Meet the Financial Aid Staff

Thyra Briggs

Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid

  • she/her
  • Hometown: Concord, MA
  • High school: Concord-Carlisle High School
  • Favorite local eatery: Nuno’s Bistro

Gilma Lopez

Director of Financial Aid

  • she/her/ella, habla español, first-gen
  • Hometown: Lynwood, CA
  • High School: Abraham Lincoln High School
  • Favorite local eatery: Dr. Grubb’s

Monica Heng

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

  • Hometown: Eastvale, CA
  • High School: Artesia High School
  • Favorite local eatery: Dr. Grubb’s

Christine Mikusky

Financial Aid Counselor

  • she/her
  • Hometown: Alta Loma, CA
  • High School: St. Lucy’s Priory High School
  • Favorite local eatery: Cheesecake Factory