Admission Deadlines

Remember to submit your Common App and required materials on time.

*In response to the number of requests for deadline extensions related to disruptions caused by COVID-19, Occidental's Regular Decision application will remain open until 5:00pm Pacific Standard Time on January 18, 2022. All applications and supporting credentials received by this date will be reviewed without penalty. (Students may see a message from the Common Application stating that the application has been submitted past the deadline, but this can be ignored).

    First-Year Applicants Transfer Applicants
Admission ✓ Common Application

Early Decision I: 
November 15

Early Decision II: 
January 10

Regular Decision: 
January 10

Spring Enrollment:
Nov. 1*

Fall Enrollment: 

March 1 priority deadline

April 1 application deadline

Financial Aid
if applicable


✓  CSS Profile

Learn more about financial aid availability and deadlines here.

*Spring enrollment is not available for international students.