Welcome to campus, class of 2028! Below is a comprehensive list of everything you need to do before you arrive on campus in August. Check in regularly for updated details, instructions, and deadlines.

Important Dates and Deadlines





  • August 1: Deadline to submit new student health forms
  • August 1: Deadline to take online placement exams
  • August 1: First payment due for direct costs from Occidental (tuition, fees, housing, and meals) 
  • August 2: Submit a photo for your Oxy student ID card
  • First week of August: Room and roommate assignments released by REHS
  • August 5: Summer Sendoff in San Francisco
  • Submit FERPA Privacy Rights form (optional)
  • August 13: Move-in for new international students (for students registered for International New Student Orientation only)
  • August 14-16: International New Student Orientation
  • August 17: L.A. Engage #1
  • August 18: L.A. Engage #2
  • August 19: L.A. Engage #3
  • August 19: Move-in day for new students
  • August 19-25 New Student Orientation
  • August 19-20: New Family Orientation
  • August 20: Deadline to sign up for or waive Oxy student health insurance
  • August 24: Students meet with faculty adviser and register for remaining fall classes (during orientation) 
  • August 26: Attend Convocation
  • August 27: First day of classes for the Fall 2024 semester
  • August 29-31: Review your clearance form in myOxy
  • August 31: Final deadline for changes to your meal plan selection
Office of Admission
Collins House

1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles, CA 90041