Caltech students may receive credit for courses taken at the following nearby institutions:
Students from these colleges also may receive credit for courses taken at Caltech. Tuition payments are not required, but the student may have to pay any special fees. The student must obtain approval from the instructor of the exchange course. Exchange courses taken by Caltech students must have prior approval by the student's option, by the division providing courses most similar to the proposed course, and by the registrar. Students wishing to take such courses should obtain the appropriate form at the Registrar's Office, get the required signatures as above, and return it to the registrar. Freshmen at Caltech ordinarily cannot participate in this exchange.
Caltech offers a unique exchange opportunity for a fall term with the University of Chicago. The University of Chicago calls itself an intellectual destination where conventional thinking is challenged. This environment is perfect for Caltech students to learn and live for a term.