The Berkeley Math Circle


For BMC Upper (grade 5th-12th) and MTRW

BMC Staff are on break until June 18th, 2018.

Do NOT email us with inquiries or routine questions. You can come see us during Office Hours of the summer camp. We will post the hours when the program starts.

For prospective students/applicants:

Very often, parents' perception of students' math background and readiness is different from the standard that we hold and strive for in our programs. "Math is too easy for them at school" does NOT tell us much about the students. When inquiring about the different programs and placements, it is most helpful when we also meet the prospective students in the first meeting. If possible, please bring the students to office hours with you.

Reserve emails only for emergencies, not convenience.

  • Questions can be answered in person during office hours at Evans 714.
  • Please remember, emergencies are not caused by the lack of organization, preparation, or diligence.
  • Between 5:45-6:15pm on Tuesdays: this is the time when we prepare the classrooms and the materials for the circle. This is our priority. We will not answer any administrative questions during this time frame.

At the circle, we direct most resources to the academic quality of the program. Therefore, we expect participants and families to be organized and respect our minimal admin staff's workload. When you have important questions, you need to invest the time and effort in coming to office to have them answered. Most questions can be answered through the information posted here on this website.

Director of Berkeley Math Circle (BMC):

Zvezdelina Stankova, Teaching Professor at UC Berkeley

We DO NOT have the resources to answer routine questions or email inquiries.

Administrative Assistant of BMC:

Harry Main-Luu,

We DO NOT have the resources to answer routine questions or email inquiries.


For BMC Elementary (Grade 1st-4th)

Coordinator of BMC Elementary: 

For questions regarding BMC Elementary (grade 1-4), please contact:

Laura Givental,