Community Messages

Find a chronological listing of the messages that have been shared with Oxy students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19 planning for Spring 2022.

January 21, 2022

An update on a variety of subjects just before the start of Spring 2022 semester classes.

January 14, 2022

An update from REHS for those students who will be moving in to campus this weekend.

January 14, 2022

Updates and a request for students currently living/staying off-campus in light of the rapid spread of the Omicron variant.

January 6, 2022

An update on our determinations for the spring semester, given the resurgence of COVID-19.

January 3, 2022

The current travel policy update remains in place for the duration of the Spring 2022 semester, including spring break. See below to learn how Occidental will expand options for Summer 2022 as circumstances allow.

December 31, 2021

Updated guidance for the return to work after the 2021 winter break.

December 22, 2021

A message from President Elam about the Omicron variant and Oxy's current plans for the spring semester.

December 16, 2021

Oxy is updating its vaccine policy to require all students, staff and faculty who are eligible to receive COVID-19 booster shots to do so by January 18.