Rules & Guidelines
All CSP99 events are held on campus, at every event there will be a CSP99 Monitor present who will hand out an attendance tickets to anyone who requests one. The monitor is identified with an orange Oxy t-shirt, standing on the right side of any venue entrance. The tickets are used for recording attendance only.
CSP99 Course Overview
CSP 99. EXPERIENCING THE ARTS. This course is designed to expose students to the arts, to broaden their cultural horizons, and to instill in them a desire to expand their knowledge of and attention to the arts. In addition, the course is designed to prepare students for life-long learning, for engaging in their communities, and for having the basis for further exploration in the field of the arts. Students may acquire one semester unit of credit for attending eight on-campus events during a semester. Students will select these events from a list of events compiled each year by the Arts Committee and posted on Moodle; at least two of the events attended must combine an arts presentation with a lecture or discussion by the artist or a faculty member (starred event). A short (500 word) two-page paper is due on the last day of class.
This course is graded CR/NC only and will not meet specific Major/Minor or Core requirements. Students may take this course twice, for a maximum of two units being applied toward graduation.
Visit the CSP99 Moodle page often for upcoming events and updates.
- This 1-unit course is graded CR/NC only and will not meet any specific Major/Minor nor Core requirements.
- To complete the requirement and due before the last day of class, a two-page (500 words) reflection paper must be turned in electronically. In an email with specific details, all students will receive a prompt prior to the due date.
- Students may take this 1-unit course for up to two semesters, for a maximum of 2 units being applied toward graduation.
- Students are required to attend an orientation to remain in the course, or be administratively dropped.
- Only those events listed on the CSP99 Moodle page are official events for course credit. Starred events are noted as such.
Rules and Guidelines
Each event will have a CSP99 Monitor present who will hand out “attendance tickets” at each event. The monitor is identified with an orange Oxy T-shirt, standing on the right side of any venue. The tickets are used for recording attendance only.
To receive credit for attending an event identified as a CSP99 event:
- Arrive early to every event; pick up an event ticket from the attending Monitor.
- Latecomers will not be given a ticket.
- Remain seated for the entirety of the event (including pre and post discussions).
- Locate and return your completed event ticket to the attending Monitor.
- No credit will be given to anyone who leaves an event early, including starred events that normally go over the end time for Q/A or discussions.
- CSP99 event tickets are not accepted outside of monitor’s submission.
- Very seldom has a monitor missed an event, but should this happen, verified un-monitored events are the only exception where a sign-in/out sheet will be accepted.
- Only a CSP99 event ticket will produce attendance credit-No other proof of attendance will be accepted.
- Some events are multiple productions of the same event (e.g. Theater Main stage productions) you will receive CSP 99 credit for only 1 production, no matter how many productions you attend of the same.
- Films/documentaries will be given up to three attended credits.
- The Core Program makes every effort to calendar 18-25 events per semester. The Core Program is not responsible for any cancellations, and no make-up events will be scheduled.
- A minimum of 6 regular events and 2 starred events (2* & 6) must be documented, for eight total events. Starred events normally have the main character (writer, director, producer, etc) offer a discussion/talk/Q&A either pre or post event.
- If you are a participant in an event, you will not receive attendance credit.
- Some events require students to purchase an admission ticket, for CSP99 attendance credit you must also pick up a CSP99 ticket for attendance credit.
- Submission of a two page reflection paper (500 words) is due by the last day of class, electronically sent (by 5pm) to the CSP99 Moodle site.
- You should regularly check Moodle to view your attendance record as well as announcements about CSP99. All events for attendance credit are listed on Moodle only. All announcements regarding events will come from Moodle, including changes and cancelations. If you are officially enrolled in CSP99, you are automatically enrolled in Moodle. Please allow one week for attendance updates. Should you encounter any problems accessing Moodle, please contact the ITS Department at x2880 or send an email to the Help Desk.
All policies regarding adding, dropping, and withdrawing from a class hold for CSP99. No late drops will be considered. Consult the Registrar's official calendar for the drop deadline. No withdrawals after the last day of classes for the semester will be considered. No petitions for either of the above requests will be approved. Appropriate signatures must be obtained and paperwork must be filed with the Registrar's Office by Oxy deadlines.
If you need more information or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Cecilia Muñiz, Core Program Assistant
Johnson Hall-McKinnon Global Center 108
CSP99 Student Best Practices
You are asked to carefully read the Rules and Guidelines for CSP 99 found at the Core webpage at www.oxy.edu/core.
As events happen, the Core Program will email you (to your Oxy email address) a notice of the event. Whether or not you receive these notices, it is still your responsibility to regularly check for any updates to the Core Program CSP99 event calendar at: https://moodle.oxy.edu/
√ It is YOUR responsibility to keep track of the events you attend. You should check your attendance status often in Moodle. Attendance credits are usually input within 1-week after the event.
√ It is YOUR responsibility to check the Moodle for updates and your Oxy email for new or changed programs.
√ It is YOUR responsibility to be on time, and stay through the entire duration of the program.
√ It is YOUR responsibility to pick up a CSP99 ticket and return the completed ticket to the monitor.
√ It is YOUR responsibility to treat the monitor with respect.
√ It is YOUR responsibility to act in an appropriate manner at all events, including:
- No gum, no food, no drinks, no talking, no cell phones
- No homework, no studying, no reading, no computer access
√ It is YOUR responsibility to REFLECT on the programs.
√ It is YOUR responsibility to gain the most from this experience.
How The Monitoring System Works
√ Monitor will be in an orange Oxy t-shirt standing at the RIGHT side of any entrance.
√ Monitor will hand you a ticket at your request.
√ Monitor will STOP giving tickets at the start of an event.
√ Please PRINT your name and Oxy ID # on ticket, hold on to ticket during the event.
√ Monitor will collect tickets AFTER the event is completely over.
√ If you leave early for any reason, you will not receive attendance credit.
√ It may take up to one week to input attendance tickets into Moodle.
√ Attendance tickets are turned in to the Core Program office, by the Monitor, for input into Moodle.
No ticket, No credit, NO exceptions. No other form of attendance will be accepted.
Johnson Hall-McKinnon Center
- Mailing Address:
Occidental College (F-6)
1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles, CA 90041-3314