MoHome and Away

Mount Holyoke is an uncommon community. We continue to strengthen our bonds, venture out of our comfort zones, forge ahead, support each other and celebrate MoHome.

Virtual Events

Our calendar has been updated to share all the virtual happenings and events available to our community.

Continuing in Community: Now More Than Ever


Mara Benjamin

A virtual art exhibition of Judaica

When Mount Holyoke’s campus closed and Mara Benjamin’s Introduction to Judaism class couldn’t present an in-person exhibition, they made a virtual one.
Illustration by Marina Li

A Virtual Pratt Music Hall

Music student Hannah Pozzebon ’20 longed for Pratt Music Hall so she built a Minecraft version of it.
A photo of Mount Holyoke's Skinner Green with drawings of people added.

MoHome Without You, Spring 2020

Skylar Hou ’22 missed her friends on campus so much she drew them into her photographs.
President Sonya Stephens and Kijua Sanders-McMurtry, vice president for equity and inclusion, kick off Boom! 2020 with a video conversation about the value and history of diversity at Mount Holyoke.

BOOM! 2020 goes remote

The community day foregrounded marginalized communities, refocusing our understanding of our past and present to cultivate a more inclusive future.
Faculty and student images from remote learning sessions

Remote Learning at Mount Holyoke

The challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic have propelled our faculty, staff and students into new ways of teaching, helping and learning.
M&M cookies on a wire cooling rack

Are you missing the fabulous food?

Make some of Mount Holyoke students’ favorite recipes — General Tso’s Chicken, Chicken 65 and Chef Jeff M&M Cookies — courtesy of Dining Services.
Olivia Vejcik ’20

Class president Olivia Vejcik on leadership

“It’s important to be the most empathetic person you can. It means saying I am here for you, I am not leaving, and we are going to get through this.”
Sign of the times: Campus signs remind those who remain to practice physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Helping students cope with a crisis

Mount Holyoke College’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund has helped students cope with the financial aftermath of the pandemic.
A virtual rendition of the floor plan of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Visit the Art Museum from afar

Take a virtual tour of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, watch a video tour of the Skinner Museum and more.
The remains of a building destroyed by the 1896 fire.

Mount Holyoke Persists

Leslie Fields, head of Archives and Special Collections discsses how the College has dealt with some of the momentous challenges it has faced in the past.
Personal protective equipment donated by Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke donates protective equipment

The College’s gloves, surgical masks, N95 respirators, lab coats and eye protection will be dispersed as needed to hospitals statewide.
A single dancer on a darkened stage, crouching, reaching toward a pile of roses on the floor.

From practice to performance in 23 hours

When Mount Holyoke announced the move to distance learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, senior class dancers decided the show must go on.
Olivia Aguilar, Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment

When contagion meets climate crises

Olivia Aguilar, director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment, considers the ramifications of climate displacement and community contagions.
Montage photo of several seniors from the class of 2020

Introducing the graduates of 2020

The newest almost-alums of Mount Holyoke College are smart, passionate, curious, flexible, accomplished. Read a few of their stories.
Mary Lyon with text overlay: Why a women's college: Top 9 Reasons

Why a Womens College?

The world needs our graduates — who share the conviction and readiness to make their lives stand for something bigger — now more than ever.
Students at Mount Holyoke College in a laboratory.

A guide to women’s colleges

US News & World Report says women's colleges are "a great choice for students interested in leadership."

Connect to Campus

Choose a background for Zoom conferencing, or download and print our coloring pages.

2020 Flower Show

Enjoy this spring tapestry of blooms from the 2020 Spring Flower Show.

Zoom backgrounds

Scroll through and click on the image of the background you like. When the image opens, click on the download icon in the lower right corner.

Illustration of the rose window in the library reading room

Download our coloring pages, print them and make them your own.