ASHMC Chartered Clubs

Contact the Club Directors at for more information and club points of contact.

Co-Club Directors
Amy Qian & Cindy Wang
Club NameMission StatementClub Contact
BigPranks™SHMCTo serve as an umbrella organization for students interested in doing large pranks, especially those that require many students to participate or occur off-campus. This club will attempt to bring together the manpower and expertise of the many pranksters at Mudd in order to facilitate the organization and funding of the largest of prank-related
BLAMBLAM works as a support system for students at Harvey Mudd who identify as of African and/or Caribbean descent. If a student identifies with this in any way, shape, or form, we'd love to welcome them to BLAM! All students at Harvey Mudd are welcome to join and participate in BLAM meetings and events.

At BLAM, we celebrate community and enjoy each others' company informally at weekly BLAM lunches, frequent game/movie nights, and other on-campus get-togethers. Formally, BLAM hosts dinners on and off campus, parties, and an annual retreat. This semester, we hope to move some of our activities to being virtual and create new activities that will connect us during this semester.
Cheese ClubThe mission of cheese club is to provide a space for all members to come and eat cheese, whether that be virtual or online. We pledge to have meetings at least once a month and provide cheese subsidized by the college as well as an assortment of other
Chocolate SocietyIncrease chocolate appreciation through exposing of students to various chocolates, their production, and usage in food preparation. In addition to chocolates bars and morsels, foods of interest include any delectables that feature chocolate, such as chocolate croissants, hot chocolate, chocolate chip cookies, and even savoury dishes.
Desi CrewTo give Harvey Mudd students the ability to explore South Asian culture and allow South Asian students to further explore and engage with their roots. This club differs from other Asian affinity groups in that it centers around the very diverse South Asian culture. This culture spans multiple countries, dialects, and religions, and this club allows students to explore them with more
Double Standard CTF -> 5C HackersThe purpose of the Double Standard Capture the Flag Team is to give Harvey Mudd students
interested in cyber security experience in that field by preparing for and participating in Capture
the Flag competitions.
DUCK!The purpose of this organization is to provide a fun environment for those wishing to learn improvisational comedy to gain instruction on the basics, as well as for those with prior experience in improvisational comedy to practice
Effective Altruism ClubTo support students interested in Effective Altruism and foster a community
of students committed to seeking the best ways to help others.
Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW)To engage HMC students in improving environmental, social, and economic sustainability, and empowering them to pursue their own interests within this field by:
· Fostering multidisciplinary relationships across the HMC campus, the Claremont community, and the Consortium to increase awareness
· Researching HMC current practices (i.e. water, electricity, recycling) and recommending sustainable solutions at HMC through coordinated student, faculty, and staff actions
· Providing an open space for environmental sustainability discussions
· Partnering technical and educational resources to design sustainable technological solutions
EPAIC (Exploring Pan-Asian Identity and Culture Club) + APISPAM (Asian Pacific Islander Sponsorship Program at Mudd)The purpose of the Exploring Pan-Asian Identity and Culture Club (EPAIC Club -pronounced “epic”) is to spread awareness and promote understanding of issues within the Pan-Asian community. The club will provide a safe space for all members of the HMC community to discuss and learn about issues at the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, public policy, education, and more. The Asian Pacific Islanders Sponsor Program at Mudd (APISPAM) will be the sponsor program working under EPAIC. APISPAM (Asian Pacific Islander Sponsorship Program at Mudd) is a sponsorship program for Asian Pacific Islander and Desi identifying frosh and transfer students. If you are an upperclassman interested in learning about APIDA culture, we highly recommend you join EPAIC (Exploring Pan-Asian Identities and Cultures),
Harvey Mudd Jam SocietyJam Society seeks to serve the musicians of Harvey Mudd college
by providing a soundproof “jam room” with instruments and musical equipment, thus
giving students the space and means to pursue their musical passions. It also aims to
serve Harvey Mudd college as a whole by lending equipment for campus events such as
concerts and student performances.
HMC EsportsThe purpose of HMC Esports is to provide a place for students to connect with others who are passionate about video-gaming and esports. Gaming can be a great way to relax and destress while also allowing people to meet each other outside of a classroom setting. There are a lot of gamers here at Harvey Mudd and HMC Esports would give them a place to meet other people with common interests and enjoy their passion for gaming together. This amounts to running formalized tournaments for various games (based on interest), throwing gaming parties for new games or popular ones, organizing trips to esports events in the area, and supporting students interested in improving their skills or participating in external
Ice Cream ClubThe purpose of Ice Cream Club is to provide an opportunity for all students to learn and appreciate the variety, diversity, and joy of unique, comforting, and artisanal ice cream and other specialty frozen treats. We want to give students the opportunity to enjoy these creamy smooth desserts and get a chance to socialize and connect with other students. Our club will give students a newfound understanding and appreciation of these frozen delights for years to come.
Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association -
Harvey Mudd College (KSEA-HMC)
The purpose of this organization is to provide a branch chapter to the existing Korean-American
Scientists and Engineers Association here at Harvey Mudd College. The organization’s objective
is to promote the application of science and technology for the general welfare of society, foster
international cooperation especially between the U.S. and Korea and help Korean-American
Scientists and Engineers develop their full career potential.
MAHJONGMAHJONG (Mudders Achieving Heavenly blessings Jubilee Oh No Green Dragons) serves to provide a way for students to explore the game of Mahjong and play against their classmates. Mahjong, a tile game commonly played in many parts of Asia provides an enriching experience through critical thinking and strategy. Our planned host site would be available to all and our monthly tournaments would provide opportunities for socialization and community-building.
Mudd Amateur Rocketry Club (MARC)MARC will have four primary methods to achieve its purpose:
⚫ Encourage and oversee construction and use of both model (hobby) and high-power rockets with
Harvey Mudd students and other interested parties.
⚫ Research and work on high-power amateur rocket engineering using skills learned in Harvey Mudd
College courses, such as Tools, Fluid Mechanics, and Systems courses.
⚫ Serve as a conduit for contact with similar amateur rocketry organizations in the region, and
coordinate Harvey Mudd rocket launches with other interested parties in suitable areas.
⚫ Alumni of MARC who go on to practice in rocket-related fields will have the opportunity to share
with later versions of MARC their knowledge, advice, and interests in rocketry.
Mudd Investment FundThe purpose of The Harvey Mudd Investment Fund is to invest the assets of the club solely in stocks, bonds and other securities (collectively herein referred to as “securities”) for the education and hands-on experience of students in
Mudders Making a Difference (MMAD)
Mudders Making a Difference is an organization committed to working with The Office of Community Engagement to provide Harvey Mudd students an opportunity to volunteer and participate in socially conscious activities. The organization serves as a connection between students at Harvey Mudd College and the outside community, providing an exchange of ideas and experiences that are a crucial component of the College's mission statement. Mudders Making a Difference also serves as a structure by which students may pursue independent, volunteer or community­-oriented projects.
Mudders Without BordersThe Harvey Mudd College chapter of EWB is a student-run organization established in 2017 that is dedicated to reaching out to places around the world and making a lasting impact on
MuddEscapesTo give the students of Harvey Mudd the means to build escape rooms and,
additionally, to put on escape rooms for the students of Harvey Mudd to enjoy. Many
Mudd students enjoy creating and building puzzles, but struggle to find the resources
and community to engage in these activities. MuddEscapes provides these as well as a
motivating reason for doing so that is also fun for the community.
MUNCH ClubThe purpose of the Mudd Union of Non-Conventional Healthy relationships (MUNCH) is to
give students at Harvey Mudd with interest in alternative forms of relationships (polyamory/
consensual non-monogamy and kink specifically) a space for discussion, growth, and meeting
like-minded people, as well as to educate the student body on alternative relationship forms,
dispelling myths and increasing acceptance and safe practices.
Often those in non-traditional relationships feel the need to operate in secrecy, which can make it
much harder to discern unhealthy behaviors. By creating an organization to support these

students and lifestyles, MUNCH hopes to make students safer and more accepted in non-
conventional relationships.
People Respecting Identities and
Sexualities at Mudd (PRISM)
People Respecting Identities and Sexualities at Mudd (PRISM) supports Mudd’s queer
community by providing opportunities for students, staff, and faculty to socialize in a friendly
environment, discuss issues facing the queer community at Mudd, and advocate for positive
Poker ClubThe purpose of the Poker Club is to engage the HMC community in recreational activities including poker and other card
Project DecodeProject Decode seeks to provide a foundation of social and emotional support for first-generation and/or low-income students at Harvey Mudd College by fostering community, promoting both academic and professional success, by organizing events, and reaching to other campuses. Project Decode will strive to create an open, inclusive, and safe space on Harvey Mudd’s campus for the first-generation and/or low-income students. It will nurture, unite, and strengthen the bonds among individuals in this
Society of Professional Latinxs in STEM (SPLS)Direction and Purpose of the Club for the 2019-2020 school year:
- SPLS will help develop the Latinx community by maintaining the AMIGO mentor
program and fostering a stronger relationship between members of the club.
- SPLS will host bi-weekly movie nights or game nights to foster community.
- SPLS will hold group cooking events once per month to cook traditional dishes.
- SPLS will promote professional development on campus by holding two events
per semester and providing network opportunities to members.
- SPLS will organize at least one community outreach event per semester.
- SPLS will continue the bi-monthly tutoring program in conjunction with
Uncommon Good.
- SPLS will collaborate with other diversity clubs on HMC campus at least once a
semester in order to promote intersectionality and community.
- SPLS will focus on visibility of all Latin American cultures, as well as the identity
of multiracial and Afrolatinx students.
- SPLS will support political issues that its members strongly support.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) To encourage and support women in engineering, math, and sciences through mentoring and social activities.

We share the mission of National SWE as adopted in 1986:
“Stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders”
“Expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life”
“Demonstrate the value of diversity”

Also, our goals coincide with that of National SWE, of which we are a student section:

To inform young women, their parents, counselors, and the public in general of the qualifications and achievements of women engineers and the opportunities open to them.
To serve as a center of information on women in engineering.
To encourage women engineers to attain higher levels of educational and professional achievement.
Moreover, our section of SWE encourages all students to participate regardless of their major. We hope to establish a strong supporting network of individuals.
Soda ClubIntroduce the student body to multiple international brands of soda with the goal of
expanding our cultural awareness via experiences with soft drinks. We hope to offer an inclusive
environment where club members can decompress with great tasting international sodas.
Spectrum YearbookThe purpose of The Spectrum is to create and produce a yearbook for the entire school in order to capture the memories and events that occur every year.
SPLSThe Society of Professional Latinx in STEM (SPLS) is the Latinx affinity group based at Harvey Mudd College. The club strives to promote the inclusion, acceptance and celebration of all Hispanic/Latinx cultures on campus. The club is driven by four pillars, COPA, which stand for Community, Outreach, Professionalism, and the AMIGO mentor program. SPLS strives to encourage students in the community to pursue a higher education in STEM while supporting members in achieving their professional goals and connecting with their multifaceted Latinx identities. SPLS also hopes to collaborate with groups from other marginalized communities in order to promote thinking about
Stationery ClubIntroduce the student body to the marvelous world and wonders of
stationery products! We hope to create a stress-free environment where all students can come
and try different pens/tools/stationery and perhaps discover things they would like to incorporate
in their day-to-day lives.
Study Cloud ClubThe Study Cloud Club is an organization of Harvey Mudd College students devoted to the development of a website called Study Cloud. This site will provide a public space for students to share study resources (notes, quizlets, etc.) with one another. By uploading their resources to Study Cloud, students can then have their materials archived, organized, and made searchable for future students as well.
Students in the club are simultaneously mentored in web development and assigned tasks related to the development of the Study Cloud site. Once all tasks are completed and the site has been released to the students of HMC (which is scheduled to happen in fall of 2019), the purpose of the club will change to also include management of the site. Examples of jobs related to management include content moderation, content organization, account approval, and site promotion.
The Muddraker
The Muddraker strives to share stories from the Mudd community with
students, parents, and alumni through various forms of media. We aim to
update the community on events and opinions that are overlooked and not
considered mainstream. In addition, we intend to be a safe place for students to explore their interests in journalism, photography, graphic design, and writing.
Wine ClubAct classy, drink wine, eat cheese and fruit, and relax with members after a stressful
Women in Math ClubTo help facilitate a relationship between math faculty and students and mentorship from math upperclassmen to curious underclassmen, and to emphasize inclusion of all individuals interested in math, with a focus on women and underrepresented minorities.
Women in Physics ClubTo create community and support for students who identify with underrepresented genders and who are
interested and passionate about physics.