Welcome to the Office of Financial Services

Welcome to the Office of Financial Services and Treasurer's web site. The Office of Financial Services exists to provide the highest quality service and support to Caltech's faculty, students, and staff in their pursuit of Caltech's mission "to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education."

The Office of Financial Services also has a fiduciary responsibility to protect the long-term interests of the Institute and to operate with the highest levels of professionalism and integrity. In concert with this mission, the values of service, accountability, and passion are embraced and fostered.

This website is intended to serve as a useful resource providing current information about the services we provide. Please use the menu above to learn more about the specific department or topic you are interested in. The menu also provides quick access to some of the more common resource requests. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or comments.

~Sharon E. Patterson


Sharon E. Patterson
Associate Vice President for Finance and Treasurer
626-395-3937
Fax 626-395-5944
Mail Code 105-15

Lorianne Bowers
Administrative Assistant
626-395-3655
Mail Code 101-15