UCLA Olga Radko Endowed Math Circle

Welcome to the UCLA Olga Radko Endowed Math Circle (ORMC)!

Math Circle Gets a New Name

A substantial lead gift from the long term Math Circle supporter Sierra Chen has established an endowment honoring the late Math Circle's founding director Olga Radko.  Thanks to Sierra's generosity, the Math Circle will now be named the UCLA Olga Radko Endowed Math Circle (ORMC).  


To ensure long-term stability of ORMC we have launched a fundraising campaign with the goal of bringing the ORMC total endowment to $2,000,000.  UCLA's Dean of Physical sciences will be matching 1:1 all donations up to $250,000 to ORMC endowment through June 30, 2021.

Parent donations are a critical component of our budget.  Donations at the level of $200 per child per quarter are needed to sustain the high quality of our program.  Please consider ORMC as part of your giving plans this season!

Winter Session 2021 Information

  • The first Winter meeting will take place on Sunday, January 10th.  The last meeting will be on March 14th.
  • There will be no meeting on Sunday February 14th (President's day weekend).
  • Registration for Winter 2021 is closed.
  • Enrollments in Olympiad and AMC10/12 training groups will be transferred to the Winter quarter automatically.
  • Winter session meetings will be conducted via ZOOM.
  • For enrolled  students, ZOOM links will be available in your account, next to the name of the group your child is registered in. The ZOOM link will stay the same throughout the Winter session but may have changed from the Fall session.
  • Here are the times classes will meet on Sundays
GroupBeginners 1Beginners 2Intermediate 1Intermediate 2Advanced 1

1a: 10-11am

1b: 11:15-12:15

1c: 10-11 am

2a: 3:45-4:45pm

2b: 5-6pm

1a: 4-5pm

1b: 5:15pm-6:15pm

2a: 4-6pm

2b: 4-6pm

1a: noon-2pm

1b: 4-6pm

GroupAdvanced 2Advanced 3AMC 10/12 trainingOlympiads 1Olympiads 2

2a: 9-11am

2b: 4-6pm



Recent News

The Math Circle staff are grateful for everyone's support in this difficult time.  We are committed to continuing Olga's Math Circle legacy by ensuring that the Math Circle lives on and thrives.   The Math Circle is now governed by the Steering Committee.  

ORMC students have performed very well on AMC8. Hats off to 

Phoebe Xu for getting the Honor Roll with Distinction (top 1% in the nation),

Minghao Guo for getting the Honor Roll (top 5% in the nation) and Certificate of Achievement (awarded to students in grade 6 or lower to score 15 points or higher), 

Raymond Cai, Ibrahim Piri, and Aidan Shin for getting the Honor Roll (top 5% in the nation). We are looking forward to ORMC students performing as well on AMC 10 and 12!