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Convocation 2013

We are excited to welcome 2017 students and families to campus for Convocation on Sunday, September 22, 2013. Join us for an informative and fun-filled day.

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM  Parent Check-in – Center for Student Services
Check-in with your student to receive your Welcome Packet for the day and enjoy a free cup of coffee or tea from 8 – 10 am at the Holliston Coffee Cart!

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM  Dean of Students Program for Parents – Ramo and Dabney Gardens

3:30 – 7:30 PM  Snap Yourself Photo Booth – Beckman Lawn     
Stop by our photo booth and snap a shot with your frosh! We’ll be printing photos on-site for you to take home.

4:00 PM  Freshman Picture – Parsons Gates

4:30 – 5:45 PM  Convocation – Beckman Auditorium

Anneila I. Sargent
Vice President for Student Affairs; Ira S. Bowen Professor of Astronomy

Dr. Edward M. Stolper
Interim President and Provost

Brain Challenge – Life and Research at Caltech
Viviana Gradinaru ‘05
Assistant Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering

6:15 – 7:30 PM  Parent Welcome Reception – Beckman Lawn
Join us for a special reception after Convocation on the beautiful Beckman Lawn. Meet and mingle with fellow parents, get to know our staff and enjoy food and drinks courtesy of the Caltech Parents Program.

For a complete weekend orientation schedule, please visit,