New International Students

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

Once you've committed to attend Occidental, the International Programs Office (IPO) will serve as a resource for all of your needs.  IPO has a list of resources and contacts to help you prepare for your education at Occidental, including visa considerations, orientation and living and learning at Oxy.

Student Visa Information

Please note that all student visa paperwork will be processed after May 1.  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 in early August. Please contact IPO@oxy.edu with any questions.