Checklist & Timeline
We are excited to welcome you to the Oxy community in January! Before you arrive on campus for Orientation, however, there are a few things we need you to complete. Please use the checklist and timeline below to guide you as you prepare to begin classes during the upcoming semester.
Due as soon as possible:
Request final official transcripts from your most recent college
Activate your myOxy computer account using your activation code (Activation codes and log-in information will be mailed on Monday, December 21).
Activate your @oxy.edu e-mail through OxyConnect (Google Apps for Oxy) and check it often, as your oxy email is the address at which you will receive official correspondence from the College
Activate authorized users (parents or guardians) on your online student business services account to receive your electronic billing statements (Log on to myOxy, click on Student Services tab)
Sign 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 you in January via your Oxy email, and will contain a link to the website with the electronic waiver application process.
Meal Plan Selection (Log on to myOxy, click on Student Services tab)
Due by Friday, January 8, 2016 (Missed the deadline? Don't worry; just submit the forms as soon as you can, or bring the forms with you to Orientation)
Master Promissory Note for Perkins and Oxy Loans (if applicable)
Loan Entrance Interview (if applicable)
Request for Accomodations Form (if applicable: log-on to MyOxy, click on the "Academic" tab, go to My Gateway, select "New Student Online Forms")
|Health Forms (Log-on to MyOxy, click on the “Academic” tab, go to My Gateway, select "New Student Online Forms"):|
Due by Thursday, January 14, 2016:
|Online Placement Exams (Log on to MyOxy, go to Moodle page to find instructions)|
|Think About It Mandatory Online Course|
Due by Friday, January 15, 2016 (you can bring forms with you to Orientation):
Housing and Meal Plan License Agreement (you will receive this form upon move-in)
Religious Information Form (Log-on to MyOxy, click on the “Academic” tab, go to My Gateway, select "New Student Online Forms")
Waiver FERPA Privacy Rights Form (Log on to MyOxy, click on the FERPA form link in the gateway)
Student Photo Release Form (Log-on to MyOxy, click on the “Academic” tab, go to My Gateway, select "New Student Online Forms"
Complete Clearance (Log-on to MyOxy, click the "Student Services" tab, go to "Clearance channel")
Additional information regarding your transition to Occidental can be found in the New Student Packet (pdf). However, please disregard the dates included in the pdf packet as they are for students who began in the fall and instead follow the dates listed above.
- If you have any questions about any of these forms, please contact the Dean of Students Office at 323-259-2661.
- If you have questions about New Student Orientation, please contact the Office of Student Life at 323-259-2918.
- Please note that the College will be closed for the holidays beginning Wednesday, December 23, 2016 until Monday, January 4, 2016.
- Phone: 323-259-2918
- Email: email@example.com
- Location: 102 Johnson Student Center
- Getting Started: Oxy New Student