ASHMC Chartered Clubs

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Club NameMission StatementClub Contact
Harvey Mudd Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Assault (Mudd Advocates)Mudd Advocates will work together to plan ways to educate the Mudd Community about a variety of topics such as boundaries and consent while also being able to provide support for others as students. Support includes having a safe space for students to come to, confidential resources within the limits of the Mudd Advocates, and providing students with direct
Applied Math ClubApplied Math Club (AMC) aims to promote participation in the field of applied
mathematics through hosting speakers, social events, and providing resources to students.
Artsy Fartsy ClubArtsy Fartsy Club works to enrich HMC life by putting on fun events for students to express their creativity. We will host a variety of different art-related activities that appeal to all kinds of artistic
Asian Pacific Islander Sponsorship Program at Mudd (APISPAM)APISPAM seeks to provide a solid and diverse foundation of social, political, and emotional support for Asian and/or Pacific Islander first-year and transfer students. The sponsor program will help ease the transition into the Harvey Mudd experience, maintain high student retention, and promote future leadership within the Harvey Mudd community. The program will encourage awareness of relevant API issues, present opportunities, and foster interaction within the entire student
Backgammon ClubBackgammon club is an opportunity for Mudders who are interested in backgammon to come and meet up with like-minded fans to learn how to play, discuss strategies, and practice their skills against their
Barbecue ClubGrill, smoke, and cook anything that could be considered BBQ food to give to students for FREE. To let people try BBQ dishes which might traditionally be expensive or not very common. To allow students to learn how to BBQ dishes for the purpose of serving other
BeerSHMCBeerSHMC aims to bring together beer enthusiasts to share their knowledge and love for beer from all over the globe. In addition to giving members a forum to discuss beer, BeerSHMC aims to give members an appreciation of where beer comes from. Further, the club aims to share how beer making is an exciting application of biology, chemistry, engineering, and culinary expression!
Black Lives at Mudd (BLAM)BLAM seeks to form a community of individuals in support of Black students at Harvey
Mudd College. The club will celebrate and discuss the various aspects of Black culture,
maintain a safe space for Black students to share their experiences, and raise awareness about
issues facing the larger Black community.
Boba ClubThe Boba Club embraces Mudders’ love for boba. The club will organize weekly boba deliveries from boba places around Mudd, boba-making events, and partner with other Mudd clubs to provide
Campus Golf ClubThis club will teach people how to play golf in a relaxed environment with low
expectations. We hope to get students outside to enjoy the campus and have a break from
Cars, Coffee, and Vinyl ClubOur mission is to bring together students who share a passion for cars, coffee, and vinyl, to foster a welcoming community that celebrates these interests. We aim to provide a space for
members to connect, share knowledge and experiences, and collaborate on projects related to cars, coffee, and vinyl. Our goal is to create a positive impact on the campus and wider community through outreach, education, and engagement. We plan to organize regular trips to car shows, where members can see some of the coolest and most impressive cars around, as well as meet with other car enthusiasts. In addition, we’ll provide guides on making coffee, including tutorials on different brewing methods and taste tests of various coffee beans, roasts, and blends. Our club will also host listening parties and vinyl exploration events, where members can discover new music and enjoy the warm, analog sound of vinyl records.
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
Cooking ClubSupport Mudd students in sharing knowledge and experience of cooking techniques from around the
Data Science ClubThe mission of the HMC Data Science Club is to promote education and engagement in data science through teaching mathematical modeling techniques and supporting students in data science competitions. The club aims to educate students on the use of data problem-solving with various mathematical statistical modeling techniques and provide an inclusive environment for students to share and learn about coding and data science. We would also seek to support those participating in data science competitions to represent Harvey Mudd College. The club will seek to engage with interested members of the community to promote data literacy and guide students through the otherwise difficult-to-navigate landscape of data
Delta HThe outdoors provides a phenomenal space for students, but financial or knowledge constraints traditionally block it. Delta H aims to increase student access to outdoor activities through free gear rental, group events, and information
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 AltruismTo foster and support a community of students interested in Effective Altruism,
committed to having the greatest positive impact they can, and/or who have made helping
others in the most effective ways possible a core part of their lives. To contribute to the
learning, growth, and development of Claremont Colleges students who will make the
world a better place.
EPAICThe purpose of the Exploring Pan-Asian Identity and Culture Club (EPAIC Club
-pronounced “epic”) is to spread awareness and promote understanding of culture 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 culture, race, ethnicity,
gender, sexuality, public policy, education, and more.
Gardening ClubGardening increases mood, wellbeing, and life satisfaction. In bringing a gardening club to Mudd, the goal is to introduce people to a new wellness hobby. The gardening club would grow certain practical plants to be harvested (herbs), and/or a pollinator garden, and seasonally appropriate vegetables. It would also give its members subsidies to visit the Claremont Botanical Garden so they can spend time in a peaceful, educational, and abundant setting. In addition, the club would purchase flowers to host occasional floral arrangement events – where members customize their arrangement to add an uplifting personal touch to their space. The club ultimately serves to bring people with curiosity or interest in gardening
Harvey Mudd Investment Club (MIF)The purpose of The Harvey Mudd Investment Fund is to invest the assets of the club solely in
stocks, bonds, cryptocurrencies, and other securities (collectively herein referred to as
“securities”) for the education and hands-on experience of students in finance.
Harvey Muscle ClubOur club will be an extrapolation of the science-based mindset of Harvey Mudd College, just applied to exercising. Many people enjoy the LAC and Roberts, but few are schooled on the best-practices of lifting, safety is our number one priority, and we (the nerdy lifters at HMC) would like to create a safe, open space where veteran lifters and people completely new to lifting could come together in harmony. Sharing tips and tricks and generally having a really nice
Ice Cream ClubIce cream is objectively one of the best desserts in the world, but unfortunately, it has become overshadowed by some other popular desserts (when was the last time you heard “let’s get ice cream” compared to “let’s get boba”??). For that reason, Ice Cream Club will provide easy access to ice cream for Mudders so that they can come to appreciate the unique deliciousness that it
Indian Food ClubThe Indian Food Club strives to form a community that embraces the food, cultures, and
holidays of South Asia. We will organize weekly food deliveries from Ashirwad restaurant in
Upland, CA, provide occasional cooking activities with members of the club, and celebrate the
South Asian community at Harvey Mudd College.
International Students Association at Mudd (ISAM)The International Students Association at Mudd (ISAM) creates a supportive community for international students and peers at Harvey Mudd College by advocating for their needs and fostering collaboration among students, faculty, and staff. Through cultural events, academic support, and social activities, we promote inclusivity and empowerment for all students.
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.
LEAD (Latina Empowerment And Development)LEAD of Harvey Mudd College creates a supportive environment of Latina empowerment and inspires Latinas to assume leadership roles in their STEM
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 is available to all and our monthly tournaments would provide opportunities for socialization and community-building.
Mechanical Keyboard ClubOur club will connect the community of mechanical keyboard enthusiasts at Mudd. We aim to introduce new people into the hobby, as well as provide times for current hobbyists to work on projects
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 Automotive Club (MACH)MACH’s purpose is to tap into the greasers of Mudd (anybody with the itch to build an electric automobile and other machines). We will clean up the community by collecting people’s unwanted things like broken bikes, scooters, skateboards, and anything else we can get our Muddy hands on. Here, we strongly believe that there are no stupid ideas, but people call them stoopid. And these are the best ideas. We also believe that expressing and executing them is just as important. So come to the club meetings with your wildest desires and your stoopid ideas on how to create an electric
Mudd Mixed Martial Arts (MMMA)The purpose of MMMA is to build a community of Mudders dedicated to improving their mind, body, and spirit through the practice of mixed martial arts. MMMA aims to provide an exciting form of exercise to all Mudders while giving them the opportunity to develop MMA skills such as grappling, striking, etc. MMMA aims to build a community of Mudders excited about MMA and martial arts in
Mudd Tabletop GamesThe purpose of Mudd Tabletop Games is to provide Mudders a place to get together and
enjoy board, card, miniature, and roleplaying games. We seek to create an inclusive atmosphere
that reflects the variation present in game types. Games, especially tabletop, are a wonderful way
to meet new people and share interests with the community.
Mudders Doing Mutual Aid (MDMA)Mudders Doing Mutual Aid (MDMA), formerly known as HMC Solidarity, is a student run mutual aid organization advocating and directly fundraising for students facing financial stress. MDMA was formed at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, raising close to $100,000 from students, alumni, faculty, staff and other community members to assist students with vital expenses such as rent, medical emergencies, groceries and tuition. We aim to ensure that all Mudders receive the financial support they need to thrive while they are at Mudd, by leveraging and building relationships in the
Mudders Identifying as NeuroDivergent Students (MINDS)The goal of MINDS is to create a safe space for all different types of brains at HMC. We welcome all people with all sorts of neurodiversity: autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, down syndrome, cluster personality disorders, mental health disorders, Tourette’s syndrome, intellectual disability, and other forms of neurodivergence not listed here, as well as neurotypical allies of the neurodivergent community. In order to make this as safe of a space as possible, we do not require anyone to disclose what conditions they have or don’t have, and we do not require anyone to have an official diagnosis to label themselves with a specific type of
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.
MuddEscapes ClubTo give the students of Harvey Mudd the means to build escape rooms and to put
on escape rooms for the students of Harvey Mudd to enjoy. Many Mudd students
enjoy creating, building, and solving 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.
Mudd Ratio Christi Club (MuddRC)Ratio Christi is a club aimed at fostering deep conversations and opening up a safe space for students to discuss the implications of religion and how it impacts us as a society. While Ratio Christi itself is a Christian organization, this club is open and welcomes all students who are interested or need someone to talk to.
MuddSubMuddSub is a fully autonomous underwater robotics team dedicated to engaging students of all experience levels in modern robotics and advances in autonomy, mechatronics, and systems engineering.
MuddwalkersWith all of our classes and homework, it’s easy to stay stationary at Mudd. Muddwalkers encourages students to walk for a healthier lifestyle!
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
Outdoor Adventure ClubThe Outdoor Adventure Club aims to enrich the experiences of Harvey Mudd students by bringing them on outdoor expeditions while committing to the leave no trace principle. We organize day-long trips around Southern California throughout the semester and longer camping trips around the American West during
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 games. The club will provide a space for members of the
HMC community to enjoy the game of poker, as well as learn poker tips and tricks from each
other. The purpose of this club is primarily recreational and educational and it’s meetings are
not meant to encourage underage gambling in any way, shape, or form.
Prison Education Project at Mudd (PEPSHMC)Purpose: To give the students of Harvey Mudd the opportunity to teach STEM subjects at local prisons to educate, empower,
and transform the lives of incarcerated individuals. This will be a way for Mudders to live out the mission statement
and be able to use the science and math that they learn in classes to help others.
Puzzle ClubTo connect Mudders together through puzzles to facilitate cooperation and meaningful bonds. The main focus is to destress with snacks and meet new people that enjoy doing
Recreational, Research, and Competition Math at Mudd (RRACMM)The purpose of this club is to provide a community of Mudders (and possibly 5C’ers in general) interested in informally studying and exploring Recreational, Research, and Competition Mathematics. Interests include studying niche subjects in mathematics that may not be offered at the 5C’s, exploring open research problems in Mathematics, exploring competitions such as the Putnam Exam, and much more. The club aims to provide a structured community of Mudders who aim to support each other in discovering and honing mathematical
Sewing and Fashion Design ClubThe purpose of the Sewing and Fashion Design Club is to provide
a community space for those who are interested in any form of
sewing and fashion design, no matter what level of experience.
The club hopes to introduce sewing as a creative outlet, and to
provide tutorials on multiple facets of sewing: fabric sewing,
knitting, crocheting, embroidery, quilting, and any more. The
club also hopes to explore fashion design, from concept to final
Skate SocietyThe Harvey Mudd Skate Society seeks to provide students with a safe community in which to learn how to skate, improve their skills, or simply have fun with other skaters. We’re partial to freeskates, but all wheels are welcome!
Society for the Advancement of Latinx Students At Mudd (SALSA-Mudd)SALSA-Mudd will help develop the Latinx community at Mudd by fostering a stronger relationship between its members and by re-establishing the AMIGO mentor
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.
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
Spikeball ClubThe purpose of Spikeball Club is to promote Spikeball around Harvey Mudd College. The goals of the club are to grow players’ individual skill and foster a spikeball community at Mudd as well as to provide a safe, fun and inclusive space to destress and engage in healthy physical
Stationery ClubIntroduce the student body to the marvelous world and wonders of
stationery products, and arts and crafts! 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, in addition to experimenting with other fun
Sustainability ClubSustainability Club seeks to institutionalize sustainability and implement
sustainable solutions in Harvey Mudd, across the 5Cs, and in Claremont by fostering
multidisciplinary relationships, raising awareness, and promoting discussion. To do this, the club
organizes technical projects, conducts community awareness and advocacy efforts, and
encourages ways for Mudders to engage in careers in sustainability after graduating.
The MuddrakerThe 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 ClubPurpose: The goal of the club is to provide a welcoming space for female students
who are pursuing a degree in mathematics. Although open to all students, the
club’s emphasis is on supporting women who are traditionally underrepresented in
STEM fields.
Women in Physics ClubTo create community and support for students who identify with underrepresented genders and who are
interested and passionate about physics.
Chartered Clubs