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Family Resources and International Scholars Services Orientations

Thursday, December 12, 2013
9:00am to 11:00am
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Family Resources and International Scholars Services Orientations

Dear  Scholar: Welcome to Caltech,

You are welcome to attend either or both sessions with your spouse/partner. They will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2013.

  1. Scholar and Family Resources Orientation 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM

Barbara Avouac, Scholar Transition Consultant, will assist you and your family as you transition to life in Pasadena.  Barbara will cover topics such as housing, driver's licenses, schools, child care, social life, networking, banking, and more.

  1. International Scholar Services Orientation 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

April Pisano or Ilana Smith, International Scholar Advisors, will provide information about  regulations affecting your immigration status in the United States. 

Childcare. The Child Education Center will provide free childcare during both orientation programs, if at least two children are registered.   Childcare will not be provided if fewer than two children are enrolled.  In that case, you are welcome to bring your child/ren with you to the orientation programs.   If necessary, newborn and young babies may attend the orientation programs with you.   The teachers will not provide diaper changing.   You will need to provide your telephone number to the teachers.

  1. You must register your children by Monday, December 9, 2013.  Provide the age and number of children who will attend. 
  2. You must arrive with your children at least fifteen minutes prior to start of the orientation program. 


Orientations – East Bridge, Building #33, First Floor Conference Room #114

Childcare – West Bridge, Building #33, Basement, Room #57

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Plan to Attend

Please make a register for the orientation programs and childcare  here. The last day registration is December 9, 2pm.

Look forward to seeing you at the orientation programs.

Feel free to email Barbara Avouac if you have any questions:

Contact Barbara Avouac


For more information, please contact Barbara Avouac by email at