Caltech Shines is a day-long, virtual program designed to introduce recently admitted graduate students to the larger Caltech community. The day features presentations and Q&A sessions with representatives from an array of campus resources; an opportunity to meet with student members of campus affinity groups; a session with academic divisions and options aimed at answering any lingering questions; and a virtual networking session.
Caltech Shines will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Newly admitted graduate students will receive information about the event in their acceptance letters. For more information, please email Student-Faculty Programs.
Schedule (all times are PT)
10:00-10:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:15-10:45 am Why Caltech? First-year Graduate Students Share Why They Chose to Come to Caltech
11:00-11:45 am Caltech's Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
11:45 am-12:15 pm Meet our Community- BSEC; PRISM; Club Latino; APIDA+; Graduate Student Council; International Student Programs (ISP); Women in Community; Caltech Center for Inclusion and Diversity (CCID)
12:15-12:30 pm Break
12:30-1:15 pm Campus Resource Showcase
Caltech Y; Athletics and Recreation; Performing and Visual Arts (PVA); Career Advising and Experiential Learning (CAEL); Center for Teaching, Learning and Outreach (CTLO); Title IX;
Graduate Studies Office; Student Wellness Services and Office of Residential Experience.
1:15-1:45 pm Reflections with Division Option Reps
1:45 -2:00 pm Closing and Evaluation
Graduate Program Directory
Caltech Shines Panelist Directory