A City. An Experience. A Family. A Home.
OxyEngage is a pre-orientation program that introduces incoming students to the vibrant city of Los Angeles. Over three days, upperclassmen facilitators lead trips to experience culture, film, food, nature, social justice, the urban environment, and much more! On an OxyEngage trip you will make fast friends, get to know your surrounding area, and find some stunning places you will want to return to time and time again. The 2016 OxyEngage program will take place August 22 - 24.
Parents/Family: There will be a Parent and Family Reception on Monday August 22, 2016 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm.
Trip Participant Manuals
OxyEngage is a pre-orientation program for students only; there is no family orientation during OxyEngage. As the content and goals of the programs are different yet compelmentary, all participants of OxyEngage are required to also participate in New Student Orientation (August 25 - 30). Family members are welcome to participate in Family Orientation from August 25 - 27. Schedules will be shared in early June.
Registration & Costs
Registration opens on June 1, 2016. Click on Trip Descriptions for registration costs.
Students must arrive at Oxy on Monday, August 22, between 10AM - 3PM. Students will be move-in to their permanent rooms on Monday, August 22.
We will provide shuttle services from Burbank Airport (BUR), students arriving at Los Angeles Airport (LAX) must get their own transportation to Oxy (taxi, Lyft, Uber, airport shuttle). Recommended sites for cheap flights: Airfare Watchdog, Student Universe, Kayak, Priceline.
There will be a small Parent and Family Reception on Monday August 22, 2016 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. More information will be provided upon registration. While this is not an orientation session, some Oxy staff/faculty will be present to answer questions.
Parent/Family Orientation will take place on August 25 - 27. Ideally, parents should arrive at Oxy on August 25, we will keep your students busy until then! We undertsand that family travel can get complicated, if you choose to arrive with your student on Monday, August 22, we can provide you with supplemental educational materials if you are not able to stay through Orientation.
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