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Student Resources

I. Scholar-Athlete Handbook  - NCAA eligibility information and forms, internal operations, offices and resources, campus policies

II. Student-Athlete Advisory Committee - Official Mission Statement: Increase visibility and support of intercollegiate athletics within the greater Caltech community, encourage community support in athletics, and promote communication between the varsity sport teams and athletic administration.

III. LGBTQ+, Inclusivity, EADA Reports - The Department of Athletics, Physical Education & Recreation is committed to providing equal opportunity to all students, faculty, staff and other members, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender epression, in accordance with the department and Division of Student Affairs' mission statement. Our staff has undergone Safe Zone and other training as part of our effort to be wholly inclusive and available to help with any questions or concerns.

IV. Title IX: Sexual Misconduct - The Department of Athletics is committed to preventing all sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking, as well as unlawful discrimination and harassment, including discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.  You can learn a great deal about your rights and options under Caltech’s sex- and gender-based misconduct and non-discrimination policies and procedures on the Equity and Title IX Office website: equity.caltech.edu.  The policies and procedures are located under the Resources tab of the Equity Office website.  You can report a concern to the Office, including anonymously, using the Report a Concern form located right on the Home Page of the Equity office website: Report a Concern (office.com)

V. Athletic TrainingAthletic trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize patient and client activity and participation in athletics, work and life. We are responsible for the coordination of health care to the student-athletes within the intercollegiate athletic program. 

VI. Student Affairs - Student Affairs at Caltech complements and enhances the Institute's educational mission by ensuring a healthy and supportive environment that enables students to grow academically and personally in preparation for meeting current and future challenges. Independently and in collaboration with students, faculty, and staff, we serve our community by responding to the issues, ideas, and needs of all students. Utilizing diverse approaches, we provide programs and services of the highest quality.

VII. Registrar - The Office of the Registrar develops, maintains, and protects the registration and academic records for the Institute. The Registrar's Office is responsible for the administrative and operational activities surrounding undergraduate and graduate student registration, academic records, commencement, and some reporting. The Registrar's Office acts as the Institute custodian of record for all student-related academic information. 

VIII. Housing - The Housing Office furthers the goals of Caltech by providing convenient, attractive housing. There is a full range of on-campus housing options available for Caltech Undergraduate students. Caltech offers a mix of single-, double-, and triple-bed rooms across its eight Houses, and the Bechtel, Marks and Braun residences.

IX. Undegraduate Deans' Office - The Dean of Undergraduate Students Office fosters the academic and personal growth of undergraduate students through counseling and support. Students are encouraged to come see one of the Associate Deans about any matter, large or small. We are available to discuss academic concerns, personal well-being, community issues, or plans after Caltech. We work closely with faculty and other student affairs staff to help students overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.

X. Dining Services - We pride ourselves on providing a fun, exciting, and innovative college dining experience. Our dining options have something for everyone! Follow the link below to find a place to eat on campus! Our staff looks forward to serving you!

XI. Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) Policy - Caltech is committed to allowing all student-athletes to earn compensation as a result of the use of their NIL consistent with NCAA rules and policies, California state law, federal law, and Caltech’s policies, mission, Code of Conduct, and Honor Code.

XII. Club and Intramural Sports - Caltech Recreation has a passion for student and member well-being, and fosters this through intramural sports.  Intramural sports is a great way for students & members to be active, meet new people, learn new skills, and participate in sporting activities they enjoy.  Our sports are meant to foster inclusion through leagues for all levels of play. Our Intramurals program strives to provide students and members with a variety of recreational opportunities that allow them to engage I healthy competition.  Whether you are a seasoned participant in a sport or just learning, ALL are welcome to join in the FUN!

 

Pre-participation NCAA

Participation Requirements and Checklist

Prior to participating in practice or competition at Caltech, scholar-athletes must complete the following paperwork and other applicable requirements:

Title IX Education session and sexual violence/related criminal activity history disclosure.

NCAA compliance forms

  • Student-Athlete Statement
  • Drug Testing Consent
  • HIPAA/Buckley Amendment Consent/Waiver Form
  • General Amateurism and Eligibility Form for International and Select Student-Athletes

            -only for students who either:

                        1) Are not U.S. citizens

                        2) Reside in unincorporated or commonwealth territory of the United States

3) Have participated in international athletics activities or were associated as an  

     athlete with an international athletics organization

Medical clearance forms

All clearance paperwork is due by August 1 each year

Questions about medical clearance, please email SportsMed@caltech.edu