Community Messages

Find a chronological listing of the messages that have been shared with Oxy students, faculty and staff regarding planning for 2021. You can also view the Fall 2020 archive.

May 10, 2021

An update from Sara Semal regarding the COVID-19 testing protocol on campus for Summer 2021.

May 3, 2021

President Elam offers an overview of Occidental’s plans for a return to campus in Fall 2021.

April 28, 2021

Occidental will require that all incoming and returning students be vaccinated and show proof of COVID-19 vaccination before the beginning of the fall semester.

April 23, 2021

Given the U.S. Department of State (DOS)’s updated travel advisories, see updated College policies and student guidelines related to international travel.

April 23, 2021

We are pleased to reopen additional outdoor athletic facilities on campus this spring.

April 19, 2021

As vaccinations at Emmons Wellness Center continue, we would like to gather information on how many of our Oxy community members have received the vaccine via a reporting form.

April 9, 2021

We are pleased to announce a plan to reopen the Alumni Gym Fitness Center on April 12.

March 31, 2021

As a follow-up to the first community update meeting of the COVID Operations Group, we want to highlight a number of key planning updates.

March 25, 2021

Five new positive COVID-19 cases among our students were identified this past week.  

March 22, 2021

Two new positive cases among our students were identified this weekend.

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