This week's COVID-19 news and updates

Week of October 11, 2021


Caltech commitment

Caltech is committed to providing the educational, research, and residential experience that is at the core of our mission. In turn, we all have a responsibility and must commit to practices that protect the health and well-being of the entire community and mitigate the spread of infection on campus.


Latest communications

October 13, 2021
Campus Events and Activities
With recorded cases of COVID-19 on campus remaining low a few weeks into the academic year, and strong adhering to masking, testing, and vaccination requirements, Institute administration has announced it will begin loosening restrictions for on-campus activities, with the goal of providing a richer campus life.

October 5, 2021
COVID Testing Requirements
The Institute is reminding undergraduate and graduate students who live in campus housing that they are required to submit twice weekly samples as part of its surveillance testing program. Students are also being reminded of the disciplinary actions they may face if they are found out of compliance with requirements.

September 20, 2021
On-Campus Social Events
The Institute now requires all campus departments and groups on campus to limit their social events between now and October 15, and has outlined a set of guidelines for such events occurring during this time.

September 10, 2021
Fall Term Instruction
The Committee on Reconstituting On-Campus Instruction has developed a set of recommendations to guide our return to the classroom.

September 9, 2021
Arrival Testing and Continuing Safety Protocols
Guidelines for students who are checking in to Caltech-owned properties on and after September 15, 2021. 

September 7, 2021
Returning to Campus and Other Caltech Facilities
As we expand in-person work, study, instruction, and research, please remain vigilant in your efforts to protect yourself and our community from COVID-19.