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Catalina Graduate Lottery Apartments

The Catalinas, located on the northwest end of campus, are the center of Caltech's graduate resident community. The Catalina Apartments house single and married graduate students from a variety of academic disciplines and cultures, and give them the opportunity to interact within a beautiful residential setting.

Built in three phases, from 1984 - 1988, the complex offers accommodation to 450 residents. All apartments feature private patio or balcony, carpets and window coverings, furnished bedrooms and living rooms, central air conditioning and heating. Each kitchen is equipped with a range and oven, double sink, wood cabinets, refrigerator/freezer, microwave oven and garbage disposal.

Amenities at the Catalinas include:

  • laundry rooms on site with card-operated washers and dryers
  • recreation centers
  • water and trash service paid for by Caltech.

Residents supply their own pillows, bed linens, towels and kitchen utensils. In addition, residents pay their own gas, electricity and internet, billed through the Caltech Bursar account. Telephone and cable television are set up and paid privately by the resident.

Resident shall not maintain pets that are prohibited by law, including the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Pasadena. Please see the full Caltech Pet Policy.