Caltech Y: Making a World of Difference


The Caltech Y enriches student life and challenges students to grow into responsible citizens of the world.

Caltech World Fest

Monday April 21st - Friday, April 25th

Celebrating the cultural diversity of our campus community, Caltech World Fest is brought to you by International Offices and the Caltech Y, in collaboration with a number of international and cultural student clubs. Join us for international games, music, presentations, and our annual Food Fair and Culture Festival. View the complete listing of programs here.

Amazon Smile Supporting the Caltech Y

From now until March 31st if you make a purchase on Amazon Smile $5 will be donated to the Caltech Y!  That’s on top of the normal 0.5%.  You don’t need to set up a new Amazon account if you already have one.  Just go to Amazon Smile and select the Y as your designated charity and together we can make a world of difference.   

Go to AmazonSmile.

Caltech Y India Cultural Trip

December 13th - 23rd, 2014

Applications Due Tuesday, May 20th at 5:00 PM

The Caltech Y, in partnership with the SURF Program and IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN) in India, is coordinating a trip to Ahmedabad, India.  Join us for an exciting trip as we explore India as an emerging nation and its potential role as a global leader in the context of its history and culture.  The Caltech group will be hosted by IITGN and discussions and trips will be led by IITGN faculty. The trip is open to undergraduate students only. Space is limited.

More info and Application.

Spring Friends Dinner: Imagine America Without Los Angeles

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Join us for an engaging talk with Dr. Lucy Jones, the Science Advisor for Risk Reduction in the Natural Hazards Mission of the US Geological Survey and a Visiting Research Associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech. Dr. Jones will discuss interdisciplinary research to understand the vulnerabilities of modern society and ways to increase our resilience to the inevitable future events. 

More info and RSVP.