To Do Checklist & Forms
This checklist tells you everything you need to do and when. Make sure not to miss any deadlines as it may prevent you from successfully registering for classes.
Below is the 2016 checklist; please note these forms cannot be accessed until you have received and activated your MyOxy account and email address (info is included in the New Student Packet).
All forms can be found online, either linked from this list below or within your MyOxy portal.
|Request final official transcripts from your high school (showing graduation date) or most recent college.|
|Activate MyOxy account and Oxy email.|
|Choose your Cultural Studies Program (CSP) seminar preferences. Review descriptions of seminars here; registration begins, Monday June 20 at 8 a.m. PDT.|
|Review the 2016-2017 Academic Calendar|
By June 17
Deadline to enroll in CSP 1: California Immigration Semester.
On June 20
|Registration for all other CSP seminars opens at 8 a.m. PDT (CSP registration closes at 11:59 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, June 28. Students who have not enrolled in a CSP by June 30 will be placed in a seminar by the Director of Core Program.)|
|OxyEngage pre-Orientation program registration forms due|
By July 1
|Advising Information Form (required for all students)|
|Housing Questionnaire (for transfer students only; all incoming first-year students will have completed this form while making your enrollment deposit on May 1)|
|Request for Accomodations Form (if applicable; Log-on to MyOxy, click on the “Academic” tab, go to My Gateway, select "New Student Online Forms")|
|Religious Information Form (Log-on to MyOxy, click on the “Academic” tab, go to My Gateway, select "New Student Online Forms")|
|Student Photo Release Form (Log-on to MyOxy, click on the “Academic” tab, go to My Gateway, select "New Student Online Forms"|
|Select your meal plan|
|Master Promissory Note and Truth in Lending Documents for Perkins and Oxy Loans (if applicable)|
|Loan Entrance Interview (if applicable)|
By July 24
|Deadline to submit your own Oxy ID card photo.|
By August 4
|Think About It (information about how to access this course will now be available in early July)|
|Health Forms (information will be sent to your @oxy.edu email address in June with instructions on how to complete these forms)|
By August 17
|Last day to complete online placement exams for chemistry, mathematics, French, Spanish, and German|
|NEW! Complete the required first-year common reading: Chávez Ravine 1949: A Los Angeles Story by Don Normark. EBook available for purchase ($12) via the College's bookstore (Search 'Chávez Ravine').|
By August 19
Last day to register for courses that required online placement exam
|Waiver of FERPA Privacy Rights form (Log-on to MyOxy, click the “Academic” tab, go to My Gateway, select Online FERPA Authorizations)|
|Deadline for signing up for Oxy student health insurance. If you would like to waive Oxy health insurance, you must complete the online waiver process before this date. The information and instructions for doing so will be sent to all incoming students in June via your Oxy email, which will contain a link to the website with the electronic waiver application process.|
By September 1
|Complete Clearance (Log-on to MyOxy, click the "Student Services" tab, go to "Clearance channel")|
Need help finding most of the forms? This screen shot should help. This is what "Log-on to MyOxy, click on the 'Academic' tab, go to 'My Gateway,' select 'New Student Online Forms'" looks like.
Need help locating your Oxy ID or "A number"? Using an Internet browser other than Chrome, log-on to MyOxy, click on the 'Academic' tab, go to 'My Gateway,' and select 'Oxy ID' (which is located directly below the New Student Online Forms and Online FERPA authorizations in the screenshot above).
Have questions about these to-do list items? Check out the New Student FAQ or contact the Office of Student Life at (323) 259 2918 or firstname.lastname@example.org