We are looking forward to welcoming you to campus! These are your options for a campus visit:

    Transfer Open House (February 15: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.)
    Prospective transfer students are invited to our annual Open House. Hear from Admission staff and current students, learn about our academic offerings, explore our campus, and enjoy lunch on us. Full COVID vaccination required for all attendees.

    Discover Occidental Junior Preview Day (February 22: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.)

    We welcome all high school juniors and their families to spend the day on campus for a comprehensive introduction to the college search process. Learn more about what it means to experience a liberal arts education, how we combine living and learning in our residential communities and the ways students use Los Angeles as a laboratory for their research. Guests will have the opportunity to tour our campus, participate in student and faculty-led panels, and attend college application and financial aid workshops. Full COVID vaccination required for all attendees.

    Admitted Senior Days - Experience Occidental (April 8 and April 15)
    More information on Occidental's admitted student days will be shared with admitted students and families in late-March as admission decisions are released.  Campus will be closed to high school sophomores/juniors and transfer applicants on these dates.  Admitted students who are not able to visit on these dates will be provided additional options for visiting campus throughout the month of April.


    January, February, and early March

    An information session and guided tour (Weekday mornings 10:15 a.m.–12 p.m. / Additional times Monday & Friday only: 2:45–4:30 p.m.)
    Your visit will start with a 30-minute information session led by an admission officer, who will provide information about the academic and co-curricular opportunities available on campus and an overview of Oxy's admission and financial aid processes. Following the information session, students and their families will embark on a guided tour of campus with a student tour guide.

    Guided tour only (Tuesday–Thursday afternoons 3:15 - 4:30p.m.)
    Students and their families will embark on a guided tour of campus with a student tour guide.  Families hoping to speak to an admission representative should plan to attend the 10:15 a.m. morning session, as admission representatives will not be available during these Tuesday - Thursday afternoon sessions.

    February 23 - 25: Additional tour times due to increased visitor traffic

    An information session and guided tour (2-hour sessions beginning at 9:00a.m., 10:15a.m., 1:30p.m., and 2:45p.m. - please check the calendar below)
    Your visit will start with a 45-minute information session led by an admission officer, who will provide information about the academic and co-curricular opportunities available on campus and an overview of Oxy's admission and financial aid processes. Following the information session, students and their families will embark on a guided tour of campus with a student tour guide.

    March and April

    March 7-11:  Occidental's Spring Break
    (*Please note that most students and campus community members will not be on campus this week)
    An information session and guided tour 
    (Weekdays 10:00 a.m.–12 p.m)

    Your visit will start with a 45-minute information session led by an admission officer, who will provide information about the academic and co-curricular opportunities available on campus and an overview of Oxy's admission and financial aid processes. Following the information session, students and their families will embark on a guided tour of campus with a student tour guide.

    March 14 - April 30
    An information session and guided tour 
    (Weekdays 10:00 a.m.–12 p.m.  and 2:30–4:30 p.m. / Select weekday mornings 9:00 - 11:00am / Saturdays in April from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m. and 11:00 a.m. - 1:00p.m. )
    Your visit will start with a 45-minute information session led by an admission officer, who will provide information about the academic and co-curricular opportunities available on campus and an overview of Oxy's admission and financial aid processes. Following the information session, students and their families will embark on a guided tour of campus with a student tour guide.


    You may also choose to embark on a self-guided tour at your leisure. Para descargar la autoguiada en español, oprima aquí.



    Daily Campus Visit Guidelines

    All visitors to the College are required at check-in to show proof of full COVID vaccination or evidence of a negative COVID test within 72 hours of their visit. Individual members of each party will need to provide their own vaccine card or negative test result. Proof can be either in a physical, paper format or presented on a mobile device. Anyone who arrives on campus and does not have proof of their vaccine status or a negative test result will not be permitted to remain on campus.

    • Daily campus tours require all visitors to show proof of full COVID vaccination or evidence of a negative COVID test within 72 hours of their visit.
    • All guests must wear masks anytime they are inside campus buildings and remain at least six feet away from anyone outside of their party.
    • Guests are not permitted to enter into any campus buildings except the Oxy Bookstore and Office of Admission, where restrooms will be available.

    By registering for an on-campus visit you are agreeing to adhere to these guidelines. As a prospective member of our Oxy community, please join us in respecting the rules that are in place to keep all of our community members safe. 

    If you are interested in learning more about Occidental but are unable to join us on-campus, we invite you to register for an online information session. The Office of Admission is also ready and available to help answer your questions at admission@oxy.edu or by calling 323-259-2700.

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