Caltech Y: Making a World of Difference


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

Choose your favorites in the caltech Y Photo Contest

Voting ends 12 noon Friday | May 18

The Caltech Y Photo Contest is back.  Vote for your favorite photos in our 3rd annual photo contest.  Like us on Facebook—then "like" your favorite photo(s) in each category. 

Perspective | Adventure | Service | Civic Engagement | Leadership


Voting will end at 12 p.m. (noon) on Friday, May 18.  If you don’t have a Facebook account send us your votes by email

India Cultural Trip - Applications Available Now

Applications Due Monday | May 28

The Caltech Y, in partnership with the SURF Program and IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN) in India, is coordinating a trip to Ahmedabad, India from December 15 - 24, 2018.  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 - sorry no graduate students.  Applications can be found

at and are due by Monday, May 28th.  Questions may be directed to caltechy@caltech.eduSpace is limited.


11th Annual Golf Tournament & Auction

SAVE THE DATE - Monday | October 22

Join us for our 11th Annual Golf Tournament & Auction where we will be returning to the beautiful and private Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. We are currently seeking sponsors to help us make this year's event our best one yet! Your support makes a tremendous difference and allows us to offer programs that enrich student life at Caltech and build community throughout the San Gabriel Valley through our outreach and volunteer efforts.

For more information and to sponsor please visit: or contact us at

Support us through Amazon Smile

You can support the Caltech Y when you shop for your gift at Amazon Smile. Amazon donates 0.5% of your purchase price to the Y. Bookmark the link to support us! 








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!