Parents and families play an important role in the lives of Oxy students. We're here to provide the resources you need to stay connected with your student while they are at Oxy.

Parents and families often ask about the following areas, so we've done our best to provide a quick reference for you. Each section below addresses several common questions, and points you to the offices that can get you more in-depth information.


Get more information about commencement and how to share in the celebration with your graduating student.


New Student Orientation

Find out more about the resources available for new families during orientation.


Academics and Experiential Learning

Learn about Oxy's academic programs and support, including academic advising, study abroad, community engagement and more.


Campus Life and Student Support

Learn about the resources to support the physical and mental well-being of our students and our commitment to the holistic student experience.


Financing Your Student's Oxy Education

Find answers to questions about financial aid, tuition payment and student billing.


Career Services for Oxy Students

Learn about how Oxy's Hameetman Career Center helps students clarify academic and professional goals.


Stay Connected and Get Involved

Find ways to volunteer with Oxy and stay up to date on College news.


Room and Board

Learn about Oxy's residential community and how to support your students while they live on campus.


Visiting Campus and Surrounding Areas

Find out more about the Oxy campus, neighborhood and surrounding areas in Los Angeles.


Homecoming and Family Weekend

Every October, alumni, parents and students come together to tailgate, cheer on Tiger athletes, and celebrate the exciting programs and rich traditions that make Oxy great.