Summer Session at Mudd

Take Harvey Mudd College Online Courses This Summer

Augment your skills and ignite your intellectual curiosity by enrolling in the Summer Session at Harvey Mudd College. This summer, Harvey Mudd students, other Claremont College students and those from other local colleges, ambitious high school juniors (including rising Juniors) and seniors, visiting scholars and other lifelong learners can take advantage of Harvey Mudd’s exceptional faculty to study selected courses in the humanities, the social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics. Join us this summer and experience Harvey Mudd College’s strong institutional culture of academic excellence and innovation. Due to COVID-19, all courses will be delivered remotely for summer 2021.

Top reasons to take a Summer Session course

  • Fulfill requirements and lighten your course load
  • Study with top-notch faculty in a robust virtual environment
  • Immerse yourself in a single subject
  • Focus on a difficult course or requirement
  • Enjoy the same great Mudd education as during the other semesters
  • Earn college credit that may be transferable to another college program – Acceptance of transfer credit is always at the discretion of the accepting institution
  • Discounted tuition rates for summer classes

College Credit

All courses earn HMC academic credit and, for HMC degree-seeking students, are applicable toward degree requirements. The maximum number of credits for which a degree-seeking college/university student may register during the summer is nine (9). We encourage prospective students, wishing to transfer summer session credits to their home institution, to confer with their advisor(s) to determine how the credits will fit in their degree. All Mudders, including incoming first-year students, are eligible to take up to three (3) summer session courses.

The maximum number of credits for which a high school student may register during the summer is three (3) or one (1) course.

All courses are transcripted using semester credit hours.

2021 Summer Session Dates

Two sessions are offered:

Session I: May 24 – July 2
Session II: June 14 – July 23

Registration Dates

Registration will open on March 15, 2021

Course Offerings

We offer more than 30 HMC courses across a number of departments including the humanities, computer science, engineering, and mathematics. Note that the College reserves the right to cancel a class at any time. In the event a class is canceled, students may have the option of selecting an alternate class or receiving a full refund.

Application Process

Current HMC Degree-Seeking Students

Details coming soon.

Visiting Undergraduates Including Students from the Other Claremont Colleges

Undergraduates and graduate students who are matriculated at other accredited colleges or universities, including the Claremont Colleges, are welcome to apply for admission to HMCs Summer Session program. Interested students should follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the Summer Session Application Form which will be available March 15, 2021;
  2. Submit official academic transcript to the Office of the Registrar by mail to 301 Platt Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711, or electronically to registrar@hmc.edu. Transcripts must include a notation that the applicant is in good academic standing at their home institution;
  3. Submit payment for course fees to Student Accounts. Information on payment methods can be found on the Student Accounts Payment Methods webpage;
  4. Submit a completed IRS Form W-9S, providing the Social Security Number, to Student Accounts for the purpose of generating tax forms in January.

Applicants will be enrolled once Student Accounts confirms receipt of payment and the Registrar’s office confirms receipt of the official transcript.

Acceptance to and participation in HMCs Summer Session does not constitute transfer student admission to any HMC degree program. We strongly recommend that students check with an academic advisor at their home college or university in advance to confirm how Harvey Mudd College academic credits would apply toward their current degree plan. The home degree-granting institution will make the determination of whether or not the course(s) will be accepted.

Current High School Juniors (including rising juniors) and Seniors

Current high school juniors (and rising juniors) and seniors are welcome to apply for admission to HMCs Summer Session. Interested students should follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the Summer Session Application Form which will be available March 15, 2021;
  2. Submit official academic transcript to the Office of the Registrar by mail to 301 Platt Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711, or electronically to registrar@hmc.edu. Transcripts must include a notation that the applicant is in good academic standing at their home institution;
  3. Submit payment for course fees to Student Accounts. Information on payment methods can be found on the Student Accounts Payment Methods webpage;
  4. Submit a completed IRS Form W-9S, providing the Social Security Number, to Student Accounts for the purpose of generating tax forms in January.

Applicants will be enrolled once Student Accounts confirms receipt of payment and the Registrar’s office confirms receipt of the official transcript.

Please note that HMC does not consider “demonstrated interest” (e.g., visiting campus, participating in the Summer Session, calling or emailing admission staff, etc.) in making admission decisions to its degree program. Acceptance to and participation in HMCs Summer Session does not constitute admission to any HMC degree program.

Adult learners

Adult learners are welcome to apply for admission to HMCs Summer Session program. Interested students should follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the Summer Session Application Form which will be available March 15, 2021;
  2. Submit documentation demonstrating adequate competency. This can be done by providing an official high school transcript, GED, or official college transcript to the Office of the Registrar by mail to 301 Platt Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711, or electronically to registrar@hmc.edu. Transcripts must include a notation that the applicant is in good academic standing at their home institution. HMC graduates do not need to submit transcripts;
  3. Submit payment for course fees to Student Accounts. Information on payment methods can be found on the Student Accounts Payment Methods webpage;
  4. Submit a completed IRS Form W-9S, providing the Social Security Number, to Student Accounts for the purpose of generating tax forms in January.

Applicants will be enrolled once Student Accounts confirms receipt of payment and the Registrar’s office confirms receipt of supporting documentation.

International Students

International students are welcome to apply for HMCs Summer Session program. Please check with your Designated School Official regarding any policies or procedures that may impact you or your status.

  • Current HMC and other 5C International students who have been enrolled for the entire year may enroll in the Summer Session without being full time;
  • Visiting international students matriculated at other accredited colleges or universities may enroll in the Summer Session. Because international students would be concurrently enrolled at two institutions, HMC will not take on the I-20. Only their current Designated School Official would need to know;
  • HMC is not able to support first-time international students who would be coming from their home country and this would be considered their first semester in the United States.

Interested students should follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the Summer Session Application Form which will be available March 15, 2021;
  2. Submit official academic transcript to the Office of the Registrar by mail to 301 Platt Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711, or electronically to registrar@hmc.edu. Transcripts must include a notation that the applicant is in good academic standing at their home institution;
  3. Submit payment for course fees to Student Accounts. Information on payment methods can be found on the Student Accounts Payment Methods webpage;
  4. Submit a completed IRS Form W-9S, providing the Social Security Number, to Student Accounts for the purpose of generating tax forms in January.

Applicants will be enrolled once Student Accounts confirms receipt of payment and the Registrar’s office confirms receipt of supporting documentation.

Tuition and Financial Aid

3-credit courses: $3,500; 1.5-credit courses: $1,750

Tuition for each 3-credit course is $3,500. Tuition for each 1.5-credit credit course is $1,750. The majority of our course offerings are 3-credits and the 1.5-credit courses are noted as such.

Limited need-based Harvey Mudd College scholarship assistance is available to assist participating degree-seeking HMC students in covering the costs of the Summer Session. To be eligible for consideration, an HMC student must have applied and qualified for need-based Harvey Mudd College scholarship funds during the 2020–2021 academic year. Students must meet satisfactory academic progress requirements. Please refer to the Satisfactory Academic Progress page or contact the Office of Financial Aid for more information.

Eligible students request financial assistance on the Application Form and should submit a separate application by Friday, April 16th, 2021 to be considered. HMC students will be notified, no later than April 23, 2021, of their eligibility for financial assistance.

Note: Students and their parents should contact the Office of Financial Aid if they’re considering borrowing from federal loan programs to cover the Summer Session expenses. Enrollment in at least six credits is required. Financial aid is not available for other 5C students and visiting scholars.

If you have any questions, contact the Office of Financial Aid directly at financial_aid@hmc.edu or 909.621.8055.

Currently matriculated HMC students who are interested in a payment plan are encouraged to contact Student Accounts directly at student_accounts@hmc.edu or 909.621.8107.

Payment Options

Information on payment methods can be found on the Student Accounts Payment Methods webpage. HMC students are able to submit payment via eCheck through their Portal. Detailed instructions can be found on the Student Accounts eCheck Instructions for Students page.

Due to the health situation and the ensure the safety of our staff, we’re asking that payments for non-HMC students be sent to the following address:

Standard USPS Payment Mailing Address
Harvey Mudd College
Dept 8185
Los Angeles, CA 90084-8185

Contact

Please email questions to summersession@g.hmc.edu.