College Policies

All members of the Occidental College community – students, faculty, and staff – have both rights and responsibilities. These are spelled out in College policies, which cover everything from alcohol on campus to the use of human subjects in research projects.

Student Affairs

College Catalog
Academic Information and Policies
Faculty Responsibilities for Students with Disabilities
Student Handbook

Faculty and Academic Affairs

Human Subject Research
Sponsored Research Office
Library Use Policy
Faculty Travel (DOC)*(Oxy Only)

Financial and Business Affairs

Conflict of Interest Policy for Trustees, Institutional Officers and Key Employees
Garment Manufacturers Code of Conduct
Information Security Plan
Policy on Conflict of Interest & Disclosure of Financial Interests
Principal Investigator Responsibility (PDF)*
Record Retention Policy (DOC)
Rental Housing Policy (PDF)*
Research Misconduct Policy (PDF)*

Risk Management and Insurance

Greek Organization Indemnification Agreement (PDF)*
Policy Governing Conduct with Minors

Human Resources

Employee Handbook
Equal Employment Opportunity
Sexual Harassment
Whistleblower Policy

Information Technology

Institutional Advancement

Fundraising/IA Data Requests

Safety and Security

Threat Assessment Policy
Crime Reporting and Statistics
Drug and Alcohol Policy
Sexual Assault
Miscellaneous Safety Policies

Campus Dining

Catering Policy
General Campus Dining Policies

Conference Services

Sponsored Summer Programs (Oxy Only)

Master Calendar

Event & Space Use Policy
Samuelson Pavilion Usage Guidelines
Dumke Commons Faculty Lounge in the Arthur G. Coons Administration Center
Hameetman Career Center
Hameetman Science Center
McKinnon Center for Global Affairs/Johnson Hall

Card Office

Identification Card Policies
Privacy Policy
Card Access Policies and Procedures

Political Campaign-Related Activities

Political Campaign-Related Activities Policy (PDF)*

Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Statement

In addition to its commitment to a harassment-free educational and working environment, Occidental College is an equal employment opportunity employer. The College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable state and federal laws on the matter. The College does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, layoff, rehire, termination and social and recreational programs.