Student clubs and organizations provide avenues to explore interests and passions, create new connections, develop skills, and find a sense of belonging.
Caltech community members: Click here to log in with your Caltech email address to view club descriptions and contact information in the complete Club Directory.
Below is a list of approved clubs for 2023-2024 (updated 10/25/2023).
Asian Music Band
Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans Plus
AViEN at Caltech
Black Scientists & Engineers of Caltech (BSEC/NSBE)
Board Game Club
Building Latino and African-American Success in Tech (BLAST)
Caltech ACEing Autism
Caltech Aftermath (Ultimate Frisbee)
Caltech Alpine Club
Caltech Amateur Astronomy Club
Caltech Anime Society
Caltech Artificial Intelligence
Caltech Artificial Intelligence Alignment (CAIA)
Caltech Badminton Club
Caltech Ballroom and Swing Dance Club
Caltech Basketball Club
Caltech Bicycle Lab
Caltech Biotechnology Club
Caltech Black Student Union
Caltech Ceramics Club
Caltech Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (Caltech AIChE)
Caltech Cheese Society
Caltech Chemistry Club
Caltech Chess Club
Caltech Chinese Association (Caltech C)
Caltech Chinese Table
Caltech Christian Fellowship
Caltech Co-Ed Volleyball Club
Caltech Cricket Club
Caltech CubeSat Club
Caltech Dance Club
Caltech Dance Organization
Caltech Data Science Organization
Caltech Debate Society
Caltech Engineers Without Borders
Caltech Entrepreneurship Club
Caltech Fem Club
Caltech Film Photography Club
Caltech Film, Art, Comedy & Theatre (FACT) Club
Caltech Golf Club
Caltech Hacktech Club
Caltech Hispanic and Latino Association (CHLA)
Caltech Italian Club
Caltech Math Club
Caltech Math Meet
Caltech Mind Matters
Caltech Muslim Student Association
Caltech Mycology Club
Caltech OcTech Club
Caltech Optica Student Chapter
Caltech Origami Club
Caltech Philosophy of Yoga club
Caltech Pickleball Club
Caltech Plant Society
Caltech Premedical Association
Caltech Puzzle Club
Caltech Robotics Team
Caltech Science Olympiad Planning Team
Caltech Soccer Club (CSC)
Caltech Society for Biomaterials Club
Caltech Sports Analytics Club
Caltech Squash Club
Caltech Surf and Windsurf Club
Caltech Tai Chi Club
Caltech Tango Club
Caltech Triathlon Club
Caltech Turkish Student Association
Caltech Turtle Club
Caltech Wood Bat Baseball Club
Caltech's Advanced Degree Consulting Club (ADCC)
CAOS (Caltech Air & Outer Space)
Chabad at Caltech
Caltech Arts Guild Club
EXPLiCIT: EXtracurricular PLayers at California Institute of Technology
Friends of Iranian Culture at California Institute of Technology (FICCIT)
Game Theory Club
Gender Diversity Club
Gender Minorities and Women in Physics, Math, and Astronomy (GWIPMA)
Graduate Christian Fellowship
Hellenic Students' Association (HSA) of Caltech
HOSA- Future Health Professionals
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
Lebanese Cultural Club
Multicultural Tasty Club
Neurodiversity @ Caltech
Organization of the Associated Students of the Indian Subcontinent (OASIS)
Out of Context A Cappella
Parsec (Caltech Rocketry)
Ping Pong Club
Pins and Needles Crochet Club
Product @ Caltech Club
Quant Finance Club
Queer Representation in Film Club
Scandinavians at Caltech (Scantech)
Science Fiction and Fantasy Club (SFFC)
Science History at Caltech (SHAC)
Socialists of Caltech
Society of Women Engineers
Student Investment fund (SIF)
Tabletop Gaming Club
Techers for Sustainability
The Caltech Bug (Innovators) Club
Undergraduate Computer Science (UGCS)
Vegan Dessert Club
Vietnamese Student Association
Women in GALCIT (WiGALCIT)
Womxn in EAS
Womxn in GPS (WinG)
Use the Caltech Help Desk to submit club reimbursement or purchasing assistance requests.
To request a CLUB REIMBURSEMENT, use the Help Desk - Club Guide. You will receive a ticket number from the help desk & an email confirmation from the Bursar's office when the refund request has been processed.
- OSE utilizes the Bursar's Office Quick Pay to administer the ACH refunds. The person being reimbursed will receive an email and link from JP Morgan Chase to collect payment. Click here for Bursar Quick Pay Instructions.
- *Please note: payment for services (e.g., instructors, on-site vendors, etc.) require a W9 form to be filed with the Procurement office prior to services being rendered.
To request PURCHASING ASSISTANCE, submit to the Help Desk and use the request type: Student Financial Services→Purchase Assistance.
Questions or concerns can be sent to email@example.com.
Clubs can collect funds for an event or activity by utilizing OSE's Alternative Venmo, an online form with payment integration. You can find more information on the Student Financial Hub website.
Students cannot place Facilities Service Requests with a club bursar account number. To request usage of PTA from the Office of Student Experience (OSE), please fill out the PTA Request Form.
- You will receive a response with a PTA within two business days after submission.
- Email the final invoice after the event to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- OSE will work with the Bursar to transfer the cost incurred on the work order from your club account back to the PTA provided.
Please also notify and/or cc, email@example.com of any club officer changes so that club-related notifications can be sent to the current club officers.
ASCIT provides club funding to clubs with participation from currently-enrolled undergraduate students. Clubs can apply for funding at the beginning of the Fall term for general non-event needs. Registered clubs will be contacted via email regarding the initial disbursement. Throughout the year, registered clubs may submit event funding requests by emailing the event funding form to the ASCIT Treasurer. Each form of funding will require a pitch from a club representative. For more information, please see ASCIT's Club Funding Guide. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Jonathan Booker at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ankita Nandi at email@example.com.
GSC provides club funding to clubs with participation from currently-enrolled graduate students. Club funding can be applied for once a year, before the start of the academic year, and supports general club expenses, as well as events. If you have any questions, please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see the Student Financial Hub for more information.