New International Students

Welcome to Oxy! There are resources available just for you.

Whether you are a degree seeking student, or studying abroad at Oxy, the International Programs Office (IPO) is a resource for you! In addition to the information below, please refer to correspondence from the International Programs Office for special instructions regarding International Student Orientation and arrival dates.

Student Visa Information

Please note that all student visa paperwork will be processed after May 3. Please check for an email titled "Your I-20 paperwork from Occidental" sent by admission@oxy.edu for next steps on how to request your I-20.

International Student Orientation

The International Programs Office will be in communication with all new international students about International Student Orientation. Please contact IPO@oxy.edu with any questions in the meantime. 

Vaccination Information

Occidental requires all students to be vaccinated for COVID-19. For more information, you can visit our Vaccination Information page.