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New Students

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

Welcome New Transfer Students

New Transfer Students

Review the resources available just for you.

Confirm Your Decision

Orientation Information

Learn more about Fall Orientation, taking place August 24-29.

Deadlines and Forms

Move-in Day Guide

Find out where to go, what to pack, and how plan for move-in day.

The New Student Guide has been mailed to incoming students. A digital copy is also available if you prefer to reference it online.

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

Connect with other members of the Class of 2021.

Watch: My Oxy Story

Hear from current students 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