Photo Permits

The Caltech grounds are available for special occasion photo shoots. The campus has a variety of architectural styles and natural surroundings perfect for wedding, engagement, quinceañera, or portrait photography.

Quick Facts:

  • Only external shots are allowed; you may not shoot inside any campus buildings.
  • Photo shoots may be scheduled Monday through Friday after 5:30 p.m. or at any time on Saturday or Sunday.
  • All photo shoot schedules are subject to approval.
  • You must submit a completed application form and use fee prior to your photo shoot.
  • The use fee is $275 for most photo shoots.

To find out more about permits for wedding and professional photography, please contact

James Muro
Caltech Ticket Office
1200 E. California Blvd.

Winnett Center MC 101-51

Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-4652