New Students

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

Welcome New Transfer Students

Accept your offer!

Confirm your plan to attend Oxy and pay your deposit.

Confirm Your Decision

Visit Campus

Take advantage of special opportunities when visiting campus this spring.

Deadlines and Forms

Join the Facebook Group

Connect with fellow members of the Class of 2022.

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.  In early June, you'll receive your New Student Guide with helfpul information to prepare for your first days at Oxy. In the meantime, get to know the campus and your future classmates. Read the student blog. And be sure to share that you are #OxyBound. We can't wait to hear from you!

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 current students and 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: Joscelyn Guzman '18

My Oxy Story: Ashkan Mortazavi '17

My Oxy Story Video: Ashkan Mortazavi '17

My Oxy Story Video: Jay Miller '17

My Oxy Story Video: Madeline Dimarco '17

My Oxy Story Video: Sid Saravat '15