Ramo Auditorium

Ramo Auditorium is operated by Caltech Public Events as a campus and community service. A broad spectrum of performing arts, lectures, films, classes and entertainment events are offered throughout the academic year. All events presented in Ramo Auditorium are directly sponsored by Caltech.

Donors: Dr. and Mrs. Simon Ramo
Architect: Robert E. Alexander, FAIA and Associates
Location: Donald E. Baxter, M.D. Hall of the Humanities and Social Sciences (Baxter Hall is immediately southeast of Beckman Auditorium)
Dedicated: June 1971
Building Shape: rectangular
Seating Capacity: 371 (one floor)
Dimensions: 73 feet deep by 60 feet wide
Color Scheme (Interior) : adobe tan, black, and orange
Stage: 24 feet deep by 32 feet wide
Stage Floor Height: 2 feet
Lighting: lighting instruments above the stage and front-of-house
Projection Booth: houses sound and lighting controls and projection equipment
Types of Events: lectures, films, small concerts, experimental stage presentations, musical theater, symposia, and conferences
ADA: Wheelchair access, assistive listening devices, large-type programs, readers, and ASL interpreters