Emergency Updates

Welcome to Occidental College’s Emergency Information website.

This website is the central location for official information and updates regarding emergencies and related safety matters affecting the Occidental community. Bookmark this page for easy reference—it will be updated during an active emergency situation or other safety matter to keep students, faculty, staff and family members informed.

You may also contact Campus Safety at (323) 259-2599.

July 5, 2019

The second earthquake in two days to shake Southern California, centered close to the first, hit at 8:19 p.m. today (Friday, July 5). As was the case with the first, the Oxy campus was unaffected by the shaking.

July 4, 2019

The earthquake that rattled Southern California this morning (Thursday, July 4) had no impact on the Occidental College campus.

November 19, 2018

While the Woolsey fire in the Malibu-Santa Monica Mountains area is approximately 30 miles to the west, we want to reassure everyone that the Oxy campus is not threatened by these wildfires.