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Student Affairs Partners

The Caltech Center for Inclusion & Diversity (CCID) mission is to provide education, advocacy, and allyship in order to increase institutional and personal capacity for diversity, to increase institutional and personal capacity for diversity resulting in a community committed to equity and inclusive excellence. The CCID is also available if you are in need of a non-clinical confidential resource.

Founded by students in 1916, the Y was organized to provide extracurricular activities planned and implemented by students as an opportunity to learn leadership skills and discover themselves. The mission of today's Y remains the sameā€”to provide opportunities that will prepare students to become engaged, responsible citizens of the world.

The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Outreach supports Caltech's multifaceted educational efforts, including undergraduate and graduate courses and curricula, formal and informal teaching and learning, and partnerships with PreK-12 teachers and students.

We provide one-to-one tutoring experiences for students that are collaborative and interactive. These meetings teach students composing strategies and introduce them to the many rhetorical choices available to academic writers. We also lead group workshops and presentations on topics of student interest.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in federally-funded education programs or activities. At Caltech we take compliance with Title IX seriously and we are committed to providing an environment free from discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of sex. To discuss a Title IX concern, seek information or support around a Title IX issue, or to file a complaint, please contact

The International Offices consist of International Scholar Services (ISS), International Student Programs (ISP) and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory International Office (JPL). The International Offices work together to support the international community at Caltech and JPL and to enhance the academic, cultural, and social pursuits of students and scholars from abroad through knowledge and expertise in immigration, advising, and cross-cultural programming.

Caltech Security exists to provide a stable environment for research, education, and employment in which security concerns are balanced with freedom of movement in an open campus atmosphere while protecting the life and property of the faculty, students, staff, visitors, and guests of the institute.

The Student-Faculty Programs (SFP) office provides support to students wishing to participate in undergraduate research. We administer several summer undergraduate research programs, including the SURF, Amgen Scholars, and WAVE Fellows programs. SURF, (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships) is our flagship program!