International Student Programs (ISP) is ready to assist international students after they have accepted an official admission to the Institute. As the definitive immigration resource for international students, ISP is responsible for advising students on all immigration-related matters, such as visa acquisition, employment authorization, extensions of stay, and more. In addition, ISP provides programs that assist international students in adjusting to life in the United States. ISP plans and promotes events that celebrate international education and cultures of the world, address cross-cultural adjustment, and provide opportunities for international students to establish a sense of community at Caltech.
ISP is open for Walk-In Advising Monday through Friday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM.
ISP is available for Zoom-In Advising by appointment. Email ISP for Zoom link or to request an appointment.
ISP Signature Programs
ISP cannot assist prospective students with admission or application inquiries. For information about applying, visit these partner offices:
Undergraduate Admissions to learn about Caltech's Bachelor's degree programs
Graduate Studies to learn about Caltech's Master's and PhD programs
Graduate Exchange & Non-Degree to learn about graduate-level non-degree programs
Student-Faculty Programs (SFP) to learn about undergraduate-level non-degree programs