UCLA Olga Radko Endowed Math Circle

Welcome to ORMC

Spring 2023 Session Information

The Spring 2023 enrollment is now closed.

All the Spring 2023 classes will be taught in person.

Spring 2023 calendar:

  • Math Kangaroo: Thursday, March 16th, will be proctored remotely.
  • Spring session first meeting: Sunday, April 2nd
  • Spring session last meeting: Sunday, June 4th
  • No classes on Sunday, May 28th, the Memorial Day weekend
  • Guest lecture for all the Advanced classes: Sunday, April 16th, 4:00 - 6:00 PM, room TBA
  • Parents' college counseling  club meeting, Sunday, May 14th, 4:00 - 6:00 PM, room TBA

Winter 2023 Session Information

The Winter 2023 enrollment is now closed.

All ORMC classes are taught in person.

Winter 2023 calendar:

  • Winter session first meeting: Sunday, January 8th
  • Winter session last meeting: Sunday, March 12th
  • No classes on Sunday, February 12th, the Super Bowl weekend
  • AMC 8: Sunday, January 22nd, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, MS 5200. No AMC 8 prep class this day.
  • AIME: Tuesday, February 7th, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM, at IPAM
  • Guest lecture for all the Advanced classes: Sunday, February 19th, 4:00 - 6:00 PM, in MS 4000A
  • BAMO 8/12: Wednesday, March 1st, 3:30 - 8:30 PM, 8500 Boelter Hall


Donations form a crucial component of the Circle's budget. Quarterly donations at the level of $250 per student are needed to sustain the high quality of our program.  Please consider ORMC as a part of your giving plans this season! Donations are not a factor in enrollment decisions and do not entitle your child to enrollment.

Winter 2023 classes' information:

  • All classes take place on Sundays.


ClassBeginners 1Beginners 2Intermediate 1Intermediate 2Advanced 1
Time and room #

A: 10:00 - 10:50 AM  MS 6221

B: 11:00 - 11:50 AM  MS 6221

C: 11:00 - 11:50 AM MS 6201 

A: 1:30 - 3:20 PM MS 6201

B: 1:30 - 3:20 PM MS 6221

A: 4:00 - 6:00 PM MS 6221

B: 4:00 - 6:00PM  MS 6229

A: 4:00 - 6:00 PM MS 6201

B: 4:00 - 6:00 PM MS 6627

A: 4:00 - 6:00 PM MS 5128

B: 4:00 - 6:00 PM MS 5137

Fall 2022 school grade2 - 44 - 65 - 76 - 99 - 10


ClassAdvanced 2Advanced 3AMC 8AMC 10/12 AAMC 10/12 BChess Club
Time and room #

4:00 - 6:00 PM 

MS 5118

4:00-6:00 PM  

MS 3974


1:00 - 3:00 PM 

MS 5127

1:00 - 3:00 PM 

MS 5118

1:00 - 3:00 PM 

MS 3974

10:00 - 12:00 

MS 5118

Fall 2022 school grade11 - 1211 - 126 - 89 - 129 - 12 


Recent News

An ORMC student is named as one of the top 40 young scientists in the nation by Regeneron Science Talent Search

Regeneron Science Talent Search, formerly Intel Science Fair, is one of the oldest and most prestigious national science competitions for high school students. An ORMC student, August Deer, was named as one of the scholars this year. Hats off to August! The Circle is grateful to Prof. Salman Avestimehr (USC) for giving August a chance to do research in his lab. 

ORMC student qualifies for USJMO

Hats off to William Chen!

ORMC student gets a near-perfect score on BAMO

Atticus Stewart got 34 points out 35 on BAMO 8. Congratulations!

ORMC students qualify for AIME

  • Fateh Aliyev (grade 10) qualified for AIME on both AMC 10A and AMC 12B.
  • William Chen (grade 10) qualified for AIME on both AMC 10A and AMC 12B.
  • Jack Fasching (garde 11) qualified for AIME on AMC 12.
  • Patrick Liang (grade 6) qualified for AIME on AMC 10.
  • Prince (Aditya) Rohatgi (grade 8) qualified for AIME both AMC 10B and AMC 12A.
  • Atticus Stewart (grade 7) qualified for AIME on AMC 10.
  • Michael Salko (grade 10) qualified for AIME on both AMC 10A and AMC 12B.
  • Ethan Yin (grade 7) qualified for AIME on AMC 10.


An ORMC main program student and volunteer instructor, Qiao (Tiger) Zhang, has qualified for TST, short for USA IMO team selection test. Qiao was also selected as a recipient of the Spirit of Ramanujan Fellowship in the years 2020 and 2022. The fellowship supports his studies at Canada/USA Mathcamp. Hats off to Tiger!

College admissions 2022

  • Jack Mattson will be attending Caltech. He wants to major in chemistry.
  • Joaquin Perkins was admitted to MIT and University of Chicago, among other schools. Joaquin wants to major in pure math.
  • Saida Piri was admitted to UCLA. She plans to major in math and to continue with the Math Circle!
  • Lydia Qin was admitted to Harvard.
  • Yash Vora was admitted to Brown University. He plans to major in applied math.

2022: ORMC students qualify for USAMO

Hats off to William Chen who qualified for USAJMO and to Michael Zhang who qualified to USAMO!

2022: ORMC students take AMC 8 

Hats off to Justin Kim, Patrick Liang, Daniel Sun, and Connor Zhao for getting the Honor Roll of Distinction (top 1% in the nation). What makes this feat even more remarkable is the fact that Patrick is in the 5th grade, Justin and Daniel are in the 4th grade, while Connor also qualified for AIME being in the 8th grade!

The following students got the Honor Roll Certificate (top 5% in the nation): Alicia Fei, Minghao Guo, Sathvik Kommireddy, Ibrahim Piri, Aidan Shin.