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Occidental College

Los Angeles, CA
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Campus Life and Facilities

Occidental Students Say...

“People are really passionate about their extracurricular activities and intern- ships” at Occidental, where most students are “busy from dawn to dusk, and loving it.” Clubs and intramural sports, “from quidditch to women’s rugby,” are popular across campus, and “Greek life is getting bigger and... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

1600 Campus Road

Office of Admission

Los Angeles, CA 90041-3314

United States

Phone: 323-259-2700

Fax: 323-341-4875

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
80%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Women's dorms Fraternity/sorority housing Wellness Housing Theme Housing

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Chamber Orchestra Debating Club Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Glee Club Humor Magazine Improv comedy International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Student Union Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
118
Number of Honor Societies
8
Number of Social Sororities
4
Number of Religious Organizations
10

Sports

Athletic Division :Division III Men's Sports Team Name :Tigers Women's Sports Team Name :Tigers Team Mascot :Oswald the Tiger
# of sports for women, varsity
12
# of sports for men, varsity
11

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball CrossCountry Diving Golf Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor Volleyball WaterPolo

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball CrossCountry Diving Football Golf Soccer Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor WaterPolo

Student Services

Other Services
Health
WomensCenter
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
http://www.oxy.edu/center-gender-equity Occidental's Queer Straight Alliance serves as the LGBT support group on campus.
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
http://www.oxy.edu/intercultural-community-center Student clubs include Asian Pacific Americans for Liberation; Black Student Alliance; Chinese Cultural Club; South Asian Student Assn.; Korean American Students Assn.; Pilipino United Students Organization; Japanese Culture Club; La Raza Coalition; South Asian Students Assn.

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 78 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 10.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: No Partnerships with Technology Companies: No Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 100% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: IBM, Dell, Apple, Gateway Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: Keck Theater; Mullin Studio and Art Gallery; Moore Ornithology Collection; Smiley Geological Collection; Morse Collection of Astronomical Instruments; superconducting magnet; paleomagnetic lab; vivarium; greenhouses
ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: USC, UCLA
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: USC, UCLA
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    89
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    67
  • Green Rating:
    93
  • Campus Environment:
    Metropolis
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    100%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    80%
  • # of Organizations:
    118
  • # of Honor Societies:
    8
  • # of Social Sororities:
    4
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    3
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    10
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