To: All Graduating Students
From: Caltech Commencement
Date: April 16, 2022
Re: Important Commencement Updates
Commencement is only two months away! Here are some important planning reminders and commencement news items:
Tomorrow is the Last Day to Order Regalia Online
All graduating students participating in commencement on June 10 must wear the appropriate Caltech bachelor's, master's, or doctoral regalia. Caps and gowns, stoles, and house tassels can be ordered online until tomorrow, Sunday, April 17. After April 17, students will need to contact the Caltech Store directly to order their regalia. Please don't delay, order your regalia online before April 17. Click here to place your regalia order online.
Radio Host and Producer Jad Abumrad to Give Caltech's 128th Commencement Address
Jad Abumrad, creator and former co-host of the science and technology-inspired public radio podcast Radiolab as well as More Perfect and Dolly Parton's America, will deliver the keynote address at Caltech's 128th Annual Commencement ceremony. Read more.
Online Registration Now Open for Commencement Celebration Events and Activities
Online reservations for the various activities and events surrounding Commencement are now open on the commencement website. Register before May 19 to attend events like the President's Reception, the Graduate Studies Celebration Luncheon, and the Senior Graduation Banquet. These activities are open to graduating students and their friends and families but advance registration is required.
Graduating BS students will receive two copies of an official invitation to Commencement from the Institute in their campus mailboxes or at their off-campus mailing addresses before the end of April. Graduating MS and PhD students can pick up their two copies of the invitation from the Graduate Studies Office starting Monday, April 18. Want to share the news of your graduation from Caltech with family and friends? Order official Caltech graduation announcements from this online store. Other commemorative items, like diploma frames, are also available through the online store link above.
Have Questions About Graduation?
Read the FAQs on the commencement website, or contact the offices supporting commencement.