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Keep up to date on Oxy’s latest news and events. For more information, contact the College’s Office of Marketing and Communications at (323) 259-2677.

New Gift To Fund Student Health Promotion Program at Occidental College
November 17, 2022

A generous gift from the Choi Family, combined with gifts from other donors, will fund a new campus-wide health promotion program to address the growing need for mental health and wellness education for Occidental students.

woman standing on stage with a simulated court of supreme court judges behind her
November 16, 2022

Occidental’s Theater and Performance Studies department will open their production of Roe on Nov. 17.

Star Trek logo against an outer space background
November 16, 2022

Jamie Potter ’23 is one of only 12 students chosen for the fall program from a national pool.

Ellie Findell '23 attended a White House meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris.
November 1, 2022

Former ASOC President Ellie Findell ’23 joined other student leaders from across the country in an October 14 meeting at the White House with Vice President Kamala Harris regarding reproductive rights and other pressing political issues on college campuses.

first year students warming up on the soccer field
September 22, 2022

First-year student athletes from across the country are finally coming together on campus this fall to practice, play, and develop a bond.

Oxy student standing in front of an exhibit at the Natural History Museum
August 31, 2022

InternLA, Oxy’s annual paid internship program, allows talented Oxy students to gain real-world work experience over the summer with Los Angeles-based nonprofit organizations.

Oswald and OTeam members prepare for move in day on campus
August 23, 2022

Occidental extended a warm welcome to members of the Class of 2026 as they arrived on campus, an important milestone for students and their families.

a group of 7 Obama Scholars students standing together outside
June 29, 2022

Occidental College has announced its 2022-23 cohort of Barack Obama Scholars, the prestigious leadership training program that has been re-imagined to make it available to more students based on their undergraduate performance and interests.

State Sen. Maria Elena Durazo speaks at Occidental College's 2022 Commencement
May 15, 2022

Praising the value of youthful idealism, State Sen. Maria Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles) urged the members of the Class of 2022 not to lose touch with their younger selves after graduation at Occidental College’s 140th Commencement ceremony on May 15.

campus
May 13, 2022

Each year, the Dean of Students recognizes seniors who, through their involvement on and off campus, embody Oxy’s four pillars of Equity, Excellence, Community and Service.

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