Resources for Academic Success

ASOC Honor Board's List of Publicly Accessible Resources for the Student Body

Resources for academic success

Writing Center
The Writing Center offers all students resources to support their writing at any stage in the writing process, for any task or genre, and in any discipline. Students can work 1:1 with peer Writing Advisers or Faculty Specialists.

Peer Learning
Opportunities to collaborate with your Oxy peers, whether you need help with a class assignment or want to explore academic concepts in a collaborative setting.

Disability Services
Through providing accommodations for students, assisting them with self-advocacy, providing academic support and counseling, while ensuring adherence to state and federal disability laws, the Disability Services team is committed to enhancing students’ academic and co-curricular development and independence.

Resources for personal support

Project SAFE: (323) 341-4750
The mission of Project for a Sexual Assault-Free Environment (Project S.A.F.E.) is to end sexual violence and to build healthier relationships on the Occidental campus.

Emmons counseling services: (323) 259-2657
Emmons provides free, confidential counseling on campus in addition to many other services.

24/7 confidential hotline: (323) 341-4141

​​Campus Safety: (323) 259-2599
Occidental’s Campus Safety Office provides security and emergency response services for the College 24 hours a day and seven days a week in keeping with its mission to serve the Oxy community with compassion, excellence and integrity.

What’s the Word, Hummingbird?

Student Grief Group

  • A space for students to support one another as they experience grief
  • Mondays 5:00-6:00pm
  • Lower Herrick
  • Questions? Contact Rev. Dr. Susan Young at young@oxy.edu
  • Students may also contact Rev. Dr. Young to schedule a one-on-one meeting

Disordered Eating Support Group

  • For students who have experienced disordered eating and are motivated for recovery
  • Every 2 weeks beginning on Thursday Sept. 16 from 12-1pm
  • Located in the ICC
  • Questions? Contact Rich Estrada at restrada@oxy.edu

Survivors’ Circle

  • A safe, confidential environment that can provide support and understanding for Oxy students who have experienced sexual assault (either while at Oxy or previously).
  • For more information, contact Anna at annarivera@oxy.edu

Substance Use Drop-In Chat

  • A safe, welcoming, and open space for anyone who has questions about various substances, substance abuse, or those who want to explore their own relationships to substances in a confidential and non-judgemental setting. This space also serves as a place for students to discuss issues related to family, friends, or loved ones who may be challenged with substance use and are needing their own support.
  • Wednesdays 12-1pm
  • https://occidental.zoom.us/j/82708121713
    • Meeting ID: 827 0812 1713
    • Passcode: 264633
  • Questions? Contact Rich Estrada at restrada@oxy.edu

Mindfulness Group

College Policies

Student Handbook

Code of Student Conduct

External Resources

The Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police since day one. We’re run by and for trans people.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

Crisis Text Line: text SIGNS to 741741
Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522
The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse. Contacts to The Hotline can expect highly-trained, expert advocates to offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages.

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673 or Online Chat
RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and leading authority on sexual violence. We work closely with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers to offer confidential support services to survivors regardless of where they are in their recovery.

Looking for a resource you don’t see? Get in contact with us and we’ll do our best to get you connected! Email honorboard@oxy.edu or any of the current board members (our emails are linked in our bios below)