Upper Division Housing
Sophomores, juniors, and seniors live in upper division residence halls
The upper division area is comprised of six residence halls housing the majority of upper division students. Upper division students may also apply to live in Themed Living Communities.
All residence halls include:
- smoke-free environment
- a computer lab
- DIRECTV in the lounge
- laundry facilities
- meeting/gathering space
Built in 1956, Newcomb consists of three floors which are single-gender by wing, with men and women living on the same floor (2nd & 3rd floors). This building is made up of double and triple rooms.
Berkus Hall (formerly known as Rangeview) is Occidental's newest and largest residence hall. Berkus includes an underground parking garage and interior courtyards.
Built in 1927, Erdman is one of the "period" halls due to its unique architecture. Erdman houses residents in single, double and triple rooms on two floors. The first floor is single-gender by section and the second floor co-ed by alternate room.
Built in 1940, Haines is the other "period" halls, and was renovated in 1992 to bring the building back to its original look. Haines consists of single, double and triple rooms.
Built in 1983, Stearns has three floors which are co-ed by wing and has a mix of singles and doubles.
Built in 1940, Wylie has a mix of singles, doubles and triples arranged across two floors that are separated into three sections. This is our substance free housing, residents choosing to live a substane free lifestyle reside here. Floors are co-ed by wing/section.