Kickstart Oxy

Kickstart Oxy is an opportunity to help you navigate the beginning of what is destined to be an exciting journey as a new member of the Oxy community! Please join us as we explore our campus, meet other students, and attend our Academic Fair!

Kickstart Oxy Day 1 - July 27th

  • 10:00AM - 10:20AM - Welcome to Occidental College!
    • An address from President Elam welcoming incoming students!
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  • 10:45AM - 11:00AM - The Academic & Student Experience
    • Receive a welcome from Dean Sternberg and hear about how Oxy takes a student-centered approach to enhancing academic achievement.
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  • 1:00PM - 1:45PM - Welcome from the First Gen Coalition
    • Oxy is proud to welcome the first-generation college students—any students whose parents or guardians did not complete a four-year college degree—to our campus. Learn more about the resources available to first-gen students with Director Quezada
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  • 2:00PM - 3:00PM - Transfer Students Welcome

Kickstart Oxy Day 2 - July 28th

  • The deadline to apply for Oxy Immersive Semester is today!
    • Seats are limited! Interested students should complete the interest form HERE by 4pm (PDT) TODAY.
    • Oxy Immersive Semester programs are immersive educational experiences that include a cluster of coursework and community-based/internship components, all focused around a specific topic of study. CLICK HERE to learn more!

Kickstart Oxy Day 3 - July 29th

  • 10:00AM - 1:00PM - Virtual Academic Fair (w/ Family Orientation)
    • Faculty from academic programs across campus will be available to share information and answer your questions
  • 4:00PM - 5:00PM - Student Highlights: Campus Resources - O-Core
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