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Online Learning

Online Learning

Winter Term 2022:

As announced on 12/22/2021, due to concerns about the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the first week of instruction in Caltech's Winter Term (January 3 - 7, 2022) was conducted remotely via Zoom. Classes resume in-person on Monday, January 10, 2022, following the guidance in this memo dated 01/07/2022.

Please find more information and updates on these Caltech websites: Registrar's Office and COVID-19 Response.


This site provides information regarding tools supported by IMSS for online learning. These tools require access.caltech credentials and do not require a VPN connection. For a full list of student applications, please visit the Student Apps and VPN Requirements page.

Personal Privacy and Intellectual Property

In an online learning environment, students must respect the privacy of their classmates and not share personal information about other students beyond the online classroom. While each student enrolled in a course should have access to all course materials and learning options, they should also remember they have an ethical responsibility as members of the Caltech community to keep this information private. Violations of these expectations may be considered violations of the Honor Code and of the Caltech Code of Conduct. Learn more.

Resources & FAQs

The Resources & FAQs page provides a list of offices and programs as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

Course Material & Sessions

Begin with Caltech's Learning Management System, Canvas, to find course information. You must log in with your Caltech credential. Note: Enrollments are updated approximately hourly and courses normally share the syllabus and key information.

Collaboration Tools

These tools allow you to collaborate and connect with faculty and other students.

Technical Support

Need help? Contact these offices with support questions.

COVID-19 Response

For the latest information, please see the Caltech's COVID-19 Response page.