Community Messages

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Greetings Faculty and Staff, Thank you for your ongoing commitment to keep the HMC community safe and healthy during this semester. It is encouraging to see the increasing pace of the vaccine rollout. On April 15, all Californians 16 and older became eligible to be vaccinated.  In continued efforts to support the health and well-being […]

Student Vaccination Policy

Dear Students, I am pleased to share that on April 5, LA County qualified to move into the orange tier for reopening. As we continue to review the guidance from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH), we are hopeful that the downward trend of positive cases and hospitalizations in the county continues and […]

Summer 2021 Activities Update

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff, Los Angeles County has recently moved into the red tier for reopening, and we have received updated guidance from the county department of public health about summer activities. As we previewed at the recent town halls for students, faculty, staff and families, on-campus summer research will be permitted for activities […]

Spring 2021 Semester Update

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, We hope that you had a restful winter break and that you found opportunities to reconnect with friends and family over the holidays—remotely or in person wherever possible. As we prepare to begin the spring 2021 semester, we wanted to update you on how things are progressing in Claremont. In […]

HMC Board of Trustees Update

College Community: The Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees held a special meeting on December 8, 2020 to hear an update on the 2020 fall semester and plans for spring. The board discussed the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic on academic and student life as well as the college’s finances. Additionally, the board discussed […]

Announcement for Spring 2021 Term

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff, We are writing to give you information about our plans for the spring semester regarding instruction as well as residential life. As many of you may be aware, COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County have reached near-record levels and continue to increase at an alarming rate.  December 5th saw the […]

Planning for Spring 2021

Dear Students, By now we hope that all of you have settled into your academic and co-curricular routines for fall semester. We continue to miss having you on campus, and our staff is working hard to prepare our facilities to re-open so that we may bring you back to live and learn at Mudd. While […]

Changes to Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

The following message is being sent on behalf of the Academic Deans Committee of The Claremont Colleges: After careful deliberation and consultation, the Academic Deans Committee recommended—and the Presidents Council approved—four changes to the published Spring 2021 academic calendar for the undergraduate colleges of the consortium.  We wish to recognize that our institutions and our […]

HMC Transitions to Remote Learning for Fall 2020

Dear Students, We have just completed a conference call for higher education institutions with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) during which LACDPH made it clear that colleges and universities will not be allowed to have students in residence except under very limited circumstances. As a result, we have decided to only […]

Update on HMC Opening Plans

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, Earlier today, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced that institutions of higher education may continue to offer some limited, in-person training and instruction but only for students who are or who will become part of the essential workforce. LACDPH also said that colleges and universities must limit their […]