Regular Programs

Homework Hotline

  • Contact: Gabriela Gamiz
  • Location/Time: Weekly during the academic year. Sunday through Thursday from 6–9 p.m.
  • Homework Hotline website

Free, open-access, over the phone tutoring for students in grades 4–12 from local communities.

Middle Years Computer Science (MyCS)

  • Contact: Professor Zach Dodds
  • Location/Time: Summer (1-week training); and academic year (on-going support to teachers)

To bring computer science modular curriculum to middle-years (middle-school and early high-school) students; and to deepen teachers’ understanding of CS.

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Science Bus

  • Contact: Paige Rinnert and Kat Dover
  • Location/Time: Weekly during the academic year. On Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (1:45–2:45 p.m.); Science Day is scheduled in March.
  • Science Bus website

Hands-on science experiments at local elementary schools. Students create lesson plans that align with concepts studied by students. Work with teachers closely; A Spring Science Olympics day at Harvey Mudd for students from the elementary schools served by Science Bus. Currently, Science Bus is a 5 College collaboration.

Mudders Making a Difference

  • Contact: Jane Wu
  • Location/Time: on-going throughout the academic year.

Blood drives at Harvey Mudd; Shoes that Fit fundraising; Bernard Field Station clean up; Claremont Homeless Advocacy Program (CHAP) Community Cafes; Food Rescue; Stop Hunger Now events; and help plan 5C community events.

Mentors for FIRST Robotics competition

  • Contact: Sabine Fontaine
  • Location/Time: Mentoring a team of HS students who joined the FIRST Robotics Competition during the fall semester. Competition day is in March.

Harvey Mudd College student mentors help coach a High School Robotics team (in 2010–11 it was Diamond Bar HS). Ten HMC student mentors are involved in the project.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

  • Contact: Alexa Le and Lucy Kaye
  • Location/Time: 5pm Saturdays, at the Hoch Shanahan, throughout the academic year
  • SWE website

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a group dedicated to stimulate women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, and to demonstrate the value of diversity.