Student clubs and organizations provide avenues to explore interests and passions, create new connections, develop skills, and find a sense of belonging.
Have a club-related question or comment? We welcome you to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Looking to start a new club? Great! Just head over to club registration.
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 2022-2023 (updated 11/23/2022).
"APIDA+ (Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Student Association)"
Asian Music Band
Black Scientists and Engineers of Caltech (BSEC)
Board Game Club
Caltech Advanced Degree Consulting Club
Caltech Alpine Club
Caltech Amateur Astronomy Club
Caltech Amateur Radio Club (CITARC)
Caltech Anime Society
Caltech Association of Romanians at Caltech (ARCA)
Caltech Badminton Club
Caltech Ballroom and Swing Dance Club
Caltech Barbell Club
Caltech Bridge Club
Caltech CalWhoosh Club
Caltech Ceramics Club
Caltech Cervantes 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 Dance Revolution Club
Caltech Data Science Organization
Caltech Debate Society
Caltech Effective Altruism
Caltech Engineers Without Borders
Caltech Entrepreneurship Club
Caltech Fishing Club
Caltech Graduate Christian Fellowship
Caltech Italian Club
Caltech Korean Graduate Student Association
Caltech Latino Association of Students in Engineering and Science
Caltech Math Club
Caltech Mind Matters
Caltech Muslim Student Association
Caltech OcTech Club
Caltech Optica Student Chapter
Caltech Origami Club
Caltech Premedical Association
Caltech Quantitative Finance Club
Caltech Quiz Bowl
Caltech Robotics Team
Caltech Science Olympiad Planning Team
Caltech SCUBA Club
Caltech Sports Analytics Club
Caltech Student Investment Fund
Caltech Surf and Windsurf Club
Caltech Tabletop Gaming Club
Caltech Tai Chi Club
Caltech Tango Club
Caltech Tap Club
Caltech TechLit Club
Caltech Tree Corps
Caltech Triathlon Club
Caltech Ultimate Frisbee
Caltech Vintage Computing Club
Caltech Visual Arts + Culture Club
CAOS (Caltech Air and Outer Space)
Chabad at Caltech
CHMMC Management Club
Caltech Friends of Iranian Culture at CIT (FICCIT)
The Caltech Bug Club
Fluid Dynamics A Cappella
Gender Diversity Club
Gender Minorities and Women in Physics, Math, and Astronomy (GWIPMA)
Hellenic Students' Association of Caltech
HOSA- Future Health Professionals
Humanities Society of Caltech (HSOC)
"IEEE ((Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)"
Intermission Orchestra at Caltech
Lebanese Cultural Club
MENAA/SWANAA (Middle Eastern and North African (MENA, aka Southwest Asian and North African (SWANA)) descent)
Neurodiversity @ Caltech
Organization of the Associated Students of the Indian Subcontinent
Out of Context A Capella
PARSEC (Caltech Rocketry)
Philosophy of Yoga
Phytoplankton Monitoring Network (PMN)
RC Aircraft Club
Science History at Caltech (SHAC)
Socialists of Caltech
Society of Women Engineers
Student Committee for Undergraduate BBE Advancement (SCUBA)
Table Tennis Club
Tabletop Gaming Club
Tau Beta Pi
Techers for Sustainability
The Tech (student newspaper)
Vegan Dessert Club
Women in GALCIT
Women in the Weightroom
Womxn in EAS
Club Payment & Bursar Refund Request Form
To request a club reimbursement, a payment for services*, or an advance of club funds, please follow the directions below.
- Fill out the two-page Club Payment & Refund Request Form. On the Bursar Refund Request Form (page 2), you will either check the ACH box for Caltech students or Check Request box for services and non-Caltech payees.
- Send Club Payment & Refund Request Form to email@example.com with scanned copies of receipts in the same PDF file.
- You will receive two email confirmations:
- When the payment request has been approved.
- When the refund request has been processed. For Bursar Quick Pay Instructions, please visit http://bursar.caltech.edu/club-accounts/bursar-quick-pay.
*Please note that payment for services (e.g., instructors, on-site vendors, etc.) require a W9 form be filed with the Procurement office prior to services being rendered.
Bursar Account Form
Complete the Bursar's Club Account Form and submit it to the Bursar's Office at firstname.lastname@example.org to update your club officer information if it should change during the academic year.
Please also notify email@example.com of any club officer changes so that club related notifications can be sent to the current club officers.
PTA Transfer Request Form
Students are not able to place an AiM request with Facilities with a club or house account number. To request a PTA from the Student Activities and Programs Office, please fill out a PTA Transfer Club Request (Sections 1, 3, and 4) and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once the form is received, you will receive a response with a PTA to use for your AiM request. Please make sure to forward the AiM final invoice after your event. The Bursar will transfer the cost on the work order from your club account back to the PTA provided.
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 Rachel Ding 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.
Retreat and Activity Fund
This fund is available for registered student groups in good standing with the Institute. It provides up to $1,500 per group for the purposes of a retreat, competition, or conference. Please review the document regarding this fund to apply: Retreat Fund Instructions and Retreat and Activity Fund Form.