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Orientation for Fall 2019

Welcome to Caltech!  We are so pleased that you chose to continue your education at Caltech, and look forward to supporting you during your journey.

International Student Orientation (required for all new international students) begins on Thursday, September 19, and runs through Saturday, September 21.  Graduate Student Orientation (required for all new graduate students [international and domestic]) officially starts with Convocation on Sunday, September 22 at 4pm.  A barbeque hosted by the Graduate Dean’s Office will immediately follow Convocation --- all new graduate students are welcome to attend.

Graduate Student Orientation Mandatory orientation programming will continue with Check-in and Options Day on Monday, September 23, Graduate Student Orientation on Tuesday, September 24, and conclude on Wednesday, September 25 with the Teaching Conference.  There are also several optional activities that you are encouraged to attend as your schedule allows Thursday, September 26 - Friday, September 27 . 

Please click here to complete the registration form for Graduate Student Orientation.