Class of 2021 Highlights

We were thrilled to celebrate the Class of 2021 at the 139th Commencement ceremony on May 16 at 10 a.m. in Kemp Stadium. We will do the same for the Class of 2020 on June 12.

A virtual, interfaith Baccalaureate Service was held on May 15 (watch the Interfaith Service: passcode 5NKA2y=g).

Watch the ceremony: please advance to 07:35.

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Cultural Grad Events

Find the schedule for this year’s virtual student events taking place May 14-16, 2021.

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Phi Beta Kappa

New Oxy graduates have been elected to membership in the Delta of California Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honors organization.

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Tiger Club Athletics Awards

Since 1987, the Tiger Club has presented annual awards to Occidental’s most outstanding scholar-athletes. Criteria for nominations include a minimum GPA of 3.0 and high achievement in intercollegiate athletics at the varsity level.

Senior Reflections

As they receive their diplomas, we asked members of the Class of 2021 to share reflections and memories of their four years at Occidental.



Dean’s Awards

Each year, the Dean of Students recognizes seniors who embody Oxy’s four pillars of Equity, Excellence, Community and Service.



Senior Class Day Mortar Board Awards

Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their achievements in scholarship, leadership and service.
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