Community Messages

Find a chronological listing of the messages that have been sent to Oxy students, faculty and staff regarding Summer and Fall 2020 planning.

July 10, 2020

Occidental strongly supports its international students and opposes the recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ruling.

July 7, 2020

An update on the new SEVP/ICE regulatory guidelines for F-1 international student enrollment.

July 6, 2020

An update from the International Programs Office about student travel (including semester abroad and faculty-led research abroad) in 2021.

July 2, 2020

A message from President Elam about the planning process for the Fall 2020 semester

June 29, 2020

A message from President Veitch and COO Himmelstein about budget projections and associated cost-saving measures affecting Occidental staff members.

June 24, 2020

A message from the Dean of Students about new housing options for the Fall 2020 semester that will help facilitate reduced residential density on campus.

June 22, 2020

An announcement from President Veitch that the College will not increase tuition for the 2020-21 academic year.

June 15, 2020

An update from President Veitch on the direction Occidental College is taking for the Fall 2020 semester.

May 27, 2020

In the midst of the global pandemic, summer at Oxy looks very different than it has in the past. Yet research, teaching, learning, the arts and community partnerships still continue to move forward.