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For frequently asked questions regarding course registration and undergraduate degree requirements, please see our FAQ.

  • The Freshman Advising Handbook (PDF) offers tips for advising first year students but can be applied to advising all levels of undergraduates. Information specific to Upper-class students can be found in the Information for Advisors of Upper-Class Students (PDF) Handbook.

  • Freshman Advisor Training Presentation (PDF) offers the most up-to-date registration information that you need to know in one place.

  • The Institute's Academics and Research Committee has created a guide to the Institute's Humanities and Social Science requirements (PDF).

  • The Caltech Counseling Center is committed to helping graduate and undergraduate students achieve academic excellence and enjoy a rewarding experience while studying at Caltech. We realize that while most students cope successfully with the challenges these years bring, a number of students find the various pressures of life stressful—sometimes to the point of interfering with their academic studies and emotional well-being. Advisors may encounter these distressed students, many of whom have not sought any psychological help. Thus, their role can be a crucial one in identifying and referring students who are in distress. See the Counseling Center's Faculty and Staff Guide to Helping a Distressed Student.

  • Caltech’s Safety Net Approach: Preventing Suicide and Violence – This is an online presentation with audio to help identify individuals in distress and assist them in receiving support.

  • Use our site menu above for links to the current class schedule, catalog, list of option representatives, academic calendars and more.

  • See the Dean of Students Office website for information about underloads/overloads, sabbaticals and medical withdrawals, tutoring, accommodations for students with disabilities, medical incompletes, questions about the Honor Code and more.

  • All eight undergraduate houses have their own House Librarian. The library hopes a more personal connection between the library and houses will lead you to seek out its resources and help when you need them. You can contact your house librarian with any library-related questions, big or small. Find out who your Librarian is!