Graduate Studies Office
The Graduate Office is the coordinating office for all matters related to graduate-level studies at Caltech. The staff's mission is to provide services to help manage the administration of graduate programs and to oversee the personal and academic development of the graduate-student community. The office works with the Divisions and Options to monitor and administer a wide range of financial support activities for graduate students including external and internal fellowships as well as teaching assistanships.
The Dean of Graduate Studies and his staff are also responsible for counseling and advising students with special needs. This entails working closely with the students and faculty as well as organizations such as the Graduate Honor Council, Graduate Student Council, and various Student Affairs offices.