College Advisories

Friday, October 9, 2020

Dear students,

As we near the end of the first module and exams approach, we know the spring term is simultaneously on everyone’s mind. We write today with an update.

The College’s leadership team sincerely hopes that health and safety conditions will...

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

By Shannon D. Gurek, vice president for finance and administration and treasurer of Mount Holyoke College and South Hadley resident, and Marcella Runell Hall, vice president for student life and dean of students of Mount Holyoke College and South Hadley resident

For decades the...

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Dear members of the Mount Holyoke College community,

Now that the semester is underway in our “current normal,” we wanted to write with a few updates and reminders related to working on campus.

Over the course of the summer, we were able to slowly...

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Dear campus community, 

We write to announce the 2020-2021 Mount Holyoke Common Read. After much consideration, this year’s selection will be selected prose essays from The New York Times Magazine’s ongoing initiative...

Monday, August 10, 2020

Dear students, parents, and families,

Yesterday, President Sonya Stephens shared changes to the College's campus housing plans for the fall semester. Please know this was a very difficult decision made...

Monday, August 3, 2020

Dear students and families,

The Mount Holyoke team is excited to welcome new and returning students to the 2020 fall semester in just a few short weeks! As you have learned through our various updates, faculty and staff alike are working hard to prepare for a rigorous academic experience...

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Dear Mount Holyoke College community,

As you will recall from earlier communications, Mount Holyoke’s campus safety functions joined the division of student life in January. Since that time, we have been planning for the transition of the department from a resource...

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Dear colleagues,

We have been monitoring closely the developments around President Trump’s new executive order, signed yesterday, restricting new work visas for citizens from outside...

Monday, June 22, 2020

Dear MHC international students, faculty, staff, and alums,


Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Dear members of the Mount Holyoke College community,

Our planning for fall semester is well underway and we have already shared our plans for delivering our world-...