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 Y Friends Dinner

Dr. David Baltimore

"Choosing Genes for Our Children: Has the Time Come?"

Join us for the Caltech Y Friends Dinner on February 23, 2017 with special guest Dr. David Balitmore. For more information and to secure your seat, please RSVP Here.



Ecuador Alternative Spring Break Trip

March 18th - 26th | Applications due Friday, January 20th

The Caltech Y is excited to announce a 2017 Alternative Spring Break trip to Tena, Ecuador.  Join other Caltech Students and experience a non-traditional spring break this year. The Ecuador Alternative Spring Break trip is coordinated by the Caltech Y in partnership with the Caltech chapter of MEDLIFE and is possible thanks to generous funding from the Frank and Elsie Stefanko Fund, the George Housner Fund, Caltech Student Affairs, and the Caltech Y.  Don’t miss out! Find more information and the application form here.


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Week

January 14th - 21st

Join us for a week of events and service activities to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. week. A schedule of events can be viewed HERE.

To RSVP to any of the events, please visit this website -


Caltech Y Turns 100!

Caltech Y Centennial Website

As we celebrate our centennial anniversary, the students, staff, and Board of Directors of the Caltech Y invite you to connect, or reconnect, with us during this important milestone in our organization’s history and join in our celebration in making a world of difference for 100 years and beyond! Check out our centennial website to stay up-to-date on Caltech Y centennial events and news.


Caltech Y Centennial Video

Produced and directed by Iram Parveen Bilal

A brief historical overview on the relevance and birth of the Caltech Y, produced and directed by Caltch Y Board Member and Caltech Alumna Iram Parveen Bilal.

Watch the video here!