First-Year Experience

First-Year students live in one of five residence halls that make up the First-Year Experience (FYE) Area. The FYE area is staffed to welcome First-Year students to Oxy and help guide the transition to college life, including intentional programming and outreach.

All residence halls include:

  • smoke-free environment
  • a computer lab
  • DIRECTV in the lounge
  • laundry facilities
  • meeting/gathering space

 

Braun

Braun was built in 1962, the hall is co-ed with single-gender floors.

Features
Very large lounge space
Near Sycamore Glen
Location adjacent to Anderson Field
Air-conditioning

 

Chilcott

Chilcott Hall was built in 1959. Consisting of two gender-inclusive floors, this building is made up of double and triple rooms.

Features
Large lounge area
Location adjacent to Weingart Hall for the Liberal Arts and close to Campus Dining facilities
Bathrooms are gender inclusive
 

Bell Young

Built in 1956, this co-ed hall has three floors. The first and second floor are single-gendered and the third floor is gender inclusive

Features
Air-conditioning
2 Large lounges 
Women's Scholars Themed Living Community
Close to Hameetman Science Center
 

Stewart-Cleland ("Stewie")

Built in 1953, Stewart-Cleland Hall has two floors, the second floor is gender inclusive. 

Features
Large patio with extensive views of Los Angeles
Location adjacent to Anderson Field

 

 

Pauley Hall: Multicultural Hall

Pauley Hall is a Themed Living Community for first year and upper division students. The community supports and centers the experience of students of color. Pauley Hall features three gender inclusive floors with gender inclusive communal bathrooms.

Features
MLK Lounge & Lavendar Lounge
Near Sycamore Glen
Location adjacent to Anderson Field