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.

October 6, 2022

The COVID Operations Group (COG) reminds everyone about the importance of continuing to practice common-sense COVID safety measures, especially while socializing or traveling.

September 22, 2022

Occidental will return to our pre-pandemic standing student travel policy for international locations including the Global Projects policy and process.

September 20, 2022

An update on changes to Oxy's Fall 2022 masking policy, in alignment with L.A. County guidelines.

August 22, 2022

An update from the COVID Operations Group (COG) about the current safety guidelines for fall semester.

August 9, 2022

An update on the current monkeypox outbreak including tips and prevention strategies.

August 3, 2022

Get the full update on COVID-related safety protocols that will be in place on campus this fall.

May 12, 2022

An update on changes to Oxy's COVID testing protocols and masking requirements as we head into summer.

April 27, 2022

A reminder about the continuing importance of COVID safety measures in these final weeks of the semester.

April 7, 2022

The high test positivity rates we saw early last week have declined, trending closer to 1% so far this week. However, we ask that community members remain vigilant to keep our numbers down.

March 30, 2022

An important update on masking and testing policies on campus.