We look forward to welcoming the families of our first and second year students!
Please review the information on our Family Weekend Page, including reminders for guests, Directions, Parking information, Campus Map and more.
Please read the Covid -19 vaccination and testing requirements for all Family Weekend Attendees.
Please click on each date to open and view the schedule below:
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Check-In & Registration - Center for Student Services Tent
2:00 p.m. | Campus Tours - Leaving from Center for Student Services Tent
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Late Check-In - Athenaeum West Patio
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Welcome Reception - Athenaeum West Patio
5:30 p.m. | Welcome & Introduction & Faculty Speaker (Pre-recorded)
"Heralding Scientific Breakthroughs through AI at Supercomputing Scale"
Animashree Anandkumar, Bren Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
8:00 p.m. | Bandorama Jazz Band - Ramo Auditorium
10:00 a.m. | Bookstore Open - Hameetman (masks required) Please bring your discount flyer when you visit. Bookstore will close at 2 p.m.
2:00 p.m. | Saturday Check-In & Refreshments - Center for Student Services Tent - Check in if you haven't already, or just Stop by for a cool drink, ice cream and snacks
2:30 p.m. | SURFing at Caltech (Pre-recorded)
Check out these amazing SURF presentations from the Perpall SURF Speaking competition
2:30 p.m. | Campus Tours - Leaving from Center for Student Services Tent
4:15 p.m. | Student Club Displays, Demonstrations - Avery Courtyard
Stop by and take time to hear about some cool clubs and meet students who are doing fun and interesting things, also enjoy music by Fluid Dynamics and The Pipettes. Here's a cool video that the AIAA club put together about the great projects they are working on: AIAA Club video
4:15 p.m. | Visit the Tech Lab - Near Sherman Fairchild Library Ampitheater - The Caltech Library team has set up a demonstration and information area highlighting our Tech Lab adjacent to the Sherman Fairchild Library Ampitheater.
5:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m | Saturday late Check-in: Athletics parking lot in front of Tournament Park
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Food Truck & Boxed Dinner - Join us for a food truck dinner for you and your student. We'll have a vegan burger truck and a taco truck available or you can grab a boxed meal! Bring a blanket and eat on the grass! (RSVP is required) - Tournament Park
8:00 p.m. | Bandorama Wind Orchestra - Ramo Auditorium
10:00 a.m. | Caltech Center for Diversity "Friends, Family & Students" Mingle - Caltech Center for Student Services Tent
Center for Diversity Team Come mix and mingle and enjoy refreshments with the Center for Diversity!
10:00 a.m. | Find out more about the Caltech Y - (Pre-recorded)
11:30 a.m. | Learn about Caltech's Library! (Pre-recorded)
3:00 p.m. | Chamber Music Performance - Dabney Hall