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Teaching Continuity at Caltech  /  Advice & Guidance  /  Teaching Students Outside the US

Students Outside United States

As announced on March 18, 2022, the Institute will return fully to in-person instruction by Monday, April 4, 2022. Resources for remote and online teaching are provided on this site if Caltech must shift to remote instruction in the future.

Outside of special emergency permissions granted during the pandemic, Caltech's accreditation is limited to in-person instruction.


Guidelines <Caltech credentials required> for providing online course content to students outside the United States are outlined by the Committee on Reconstituting On-Campus Instruction, with input from Academic Media Technologies, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Outreach, Export Compliance Office, International Offices, and Office of the General Counsel.

The guidelines cover:

  • How to access to online content from outside the United States
  • Risks related to providing and accessing certain online content from outside the United States
  • Providing online courses without export controlled information
  • Travel advisory
  • Resources