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Thank you for your interest in and support of Caltech Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation! Caltech is pleased to accept gifts that support program-wide Intercollegiate Athletics initiatives, in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as well as contributions that enhance our Physical Education curriculum and our general Recreational Program serving the entire Caltech community. To meet our programmatic goals, the department has initiated the following enhancement funds:

Athletic Teaching Technology: to provide new technologies that support the modern science and art of coaching

Special Team Travel: to enhance the student-athlete experience through regional, national and international competition

Student Recruitment: to create outreach efforts such as campus visits for our admitted student athletes, sending our coaches to academic fairs and recruitment events and improving our marketing efforts to showcase what Caltech has to offer

Facility and Equipment Enhancement: to update basic equipment such as pool lane markers and starting blocks, and provide support for facilities renovation

Physical Education Curriculum: to improve our physical education programming and curricular resources

Recreation Program: to support recreation programs and modernize shared equipment

For more information about our enhancement funds, major improvement projects, or our gift acceptance policy, please contact Betsy Mitchell, Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation, at betsy.mitchell@caltech.edu  or 626-395-6148.


To make a gift online – visit www.caltech.edu/give:

  1. Select Caltech Fund tab and choose Athletics as your gift designation
  2. Please use the Comment Box if you would like to direct your support to all of Caltech Athletics or to one or more of the enhancement funds.


To send a check payable to Caltech, please send your gift via mail to:

Betsy Mitchell
Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation
California Institute of Technology
MC 1-2
Pasadena, CA 91125