To-Do Checklist & Timeline

New Students: Take a look at what’s ahead for 2023! 

Class of 2027, check back soon for important upcoming dates & deadlines! 2023 Spring Transfer students, don't worry about checking this page for important information. Instead, keep an eye on your email for next steps including upcoming deadlines, instructions and updates! 

Early Summer Tasks

  • Activate your Oxy network account (myOxy) and Oxy email address 
  • Join The Road to Occidental Webinar series
  • Join the Occidental Special Programs Information Session 
  • Register for your Fall semester First Year Seminar (FYS) (for first-year students only, not transfer students) 
  • Submit final high school transcript by email to admission@oxy.edu (First-year students only—international students have until July 15)
  • Complete the 2023-2024 Housing Form  
  • Complete the 2023-2024 Advising Form 
  • Select your meal-plan
  • Login and set up your Authorized Users on your student account. To access, login to myOxy, select the Student Services page and locate the "go to my eBill" link. Add your Authorized Users by clicking on the Authorized Users link on the right hand side menu.

Mid Summer Tasks 

  • The notice of your bill for the Fall 2023 semester will be emailed to you and any authorized users on your account
  •  Submit a photo for your Oxy ID card 
  • Join Day One of Kickstart Oxy
  • Join Day Two of Kickstart Oxy  
  • Submit new student-health forms, proof of COVID-19 vaccination and other required vaccines in order to be eligible for campus housing
  • Submit the Religious Preference Form to the Office for Religious and Spiritual Life 
  • Submit payment for your tuition and fees 
  • Complete the Online Entrance Interview, Master Promissory Note and Disclosures for Oxy and federal loans (if applicable)
  • Review your Clearance form in myOxy
  • Complete/Submit the waiver of FERPA Privacy Rights form in myOxy
  • Financial Responsibility and Consent to Treatment (must be signed by student and parent/guardian) 
  • Personal Health History (this can be completed online) 
  • Immunization Record (completed by healthcare professional)
  • Physical Exam (only required of individuals falling into select categories) 
  • Register to join fellow incoming students and families at Summer Sendoff reception, held around the country at the end of July and beginning of August.

Late Summer Tasks 

  • Review the Code of Student Conduct
  • Participate in Community Book Program discussion
  • Complete online placement exams
  • Sign up for or waive Oxy student health insurance 
  • New student move-in
  • New student Orientation begins (Mandatory for all new students)
  • Deadline to complete the EverFi online education programs
  • Complete/Submit the waiver of FERPA Privacy Rights form in myOxy
  • Students meet with their faculty adviser during Orientation and register for remaining fall classes 
  • Convocation 
  • First day of classes for the Fall 2023 semester