Class of 2021 Updates

Get the latest updates on plans for the 2021 Commencement ceremony. You might also check our General Information page.

April 22, 2021

A summary of updates from Dean Sternberg related to the Commencement ceremony taking place on Sunday, May 16, 2021.

April 21, 2021

Below you will find the schedule for our 2021 Cultural Graduation Celebrations, all virtual this year.

April 8, 2021

Recent developments have made it possible for the College to expand the scope of this year’s Commencement, with each graduating student permitted to bring two guests.

April 6, 2021

Get more information on making a travel funding request for graduating seniors.

March 19, 2021

After extensive consultation with staff, faculty and students, as well as Oxy’s COVID Operations Group, President Elam offers an update on 2021 Commencement.

March 1, 2021

We are currently exploring multiple possibilities for celebrating Occidental’s 139th Commencement and the Class of 2021 while continuing to follow guidance from the Los Angeles County Public Health Department.