New Student Information & Orientation
Welcome Class of 2026 and Transfer Students!
We are delighted that you will be joining us this fall term, and look forward to meeting you and working with you over the next four years!
We understand that the global COVID-19 pandemic may impact your experience at Caltech. Please visit: Caltech Together - Caltech's coronavirus information and resource website that provides regular updates on Caltech's ongoing response to the pandemic.
The deans' office is ready to help facilitate your transition to Caltech, and this website will hopefully answer many of your questions as you prepare to enroll. Please check back regularly, as we will be updating information over the course of the summer.
Feel free to contact us with questions about any information on this website. Important dates follow, with the understanding that COVID-19 planning may require changes and adjustments:
September 15-17: International Student Orientation.
September 18-23: New Student Orientation.
September 26: Classes begin.
The registrar's office maintains a full online academic calendar and schedule.