New Students

Everything you need to know, from the moment you’re admitted to the first day of class.

Welcome New Transfer Students

Early Decision Students

Accept your offer of admission!

Confirm Your Decision

Connect with the Class of 2022

Join the Facebook group and get to know your future classmates.

Deadlines and Forms

Visit Campus

Take advantage of special opportunities when visiting campus this spring.

More resources for first-year students will be available here this spring, including those related to residence hall assignments, advising, registration, health forms and fall orientation.

Get Connected

Add us on Snapchat

Add @OxyOswald to get a look at campus life before arriving!

Join the class of '21 Facebook Group

Join the Facebook Group

First-year students, connect with other members of the Class of 2022.

Watch: My Oxy Story

Hear from recent graduates about their experiences at Occidental. From campus involvement to academic research to finding community, students share their stories about what makes Oxy unique.

My Oxy Story: Malena Ernani '17

My Oxy Story: Ashkan Mortazavi '17

My Oxy Story Video: Marjorie Morales '17

My Oxy Story Video: Jay Miller '17

My Oxy Story Video: Madeline Dimarco '17

My Oxy Story Video: Sid Saravat '15