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Commencement 2017

Commencement 2017 will be held on Friday, June 16th, at 10:00 a.m. on the grassy lawn in front of Beckman Auditorium. The ceremony will also be live-streamed online.

Please see the Schedule of Activites for further details regarding the events.

Please check back for regular updates to this website.


Former Astronaut to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address

Dr. Mae C. Jemison, an engineer, physician, and NASA astronaut who became the first woman of color in the world to go into space when she flew aboard the space shuttle Endeavour in 1992, will be the speaker at Caltech's 123rd annual commencement ceremony on Friday, June 16.

Read the full story and learn more about Dr. Jemison