Academic Support

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Academic Tutoring & Services

Academic Mastery Program
A student-led workshop program that promotes excellence in biology, chemistry, math and physics.

Scientific Scholars Achievement Program
A student-led academic support program that offers tutoring and community-building between students and faculty.

Language Study & Placement
Trainings plus interactive social and multimedia learning opportunities enhance the student and faculty learning experience.

Peer Learning Programs
A peer-to-peer learning community for academic and co-curricular pursuits sponsored by the CDLA.

The Creating Opportunities in Science and Mathematics for Occidental Students (COSMOS) program offers scholarships for the sciences.

Writing Center
Students from all disciplines have access to drop-in and appointment-based support for their writing assignments.


Academic Advising
Providing students with additional support beyond faculty advisement on routine academic matters.

Pre-Health / Pre-Law Advising
Offering resources and in-depth advisement to students and alumni pursuing graduate programs in the health professions or law.

National & International Fellowships
Connecting students and alumni to external funding that supports a range of activities related to personal, professional and academic interests.

Career Services
The Hameetman Career Center offers advising related to career development, fellowships, and graduate studies.

Student Research & Experiential Learning

Undergraduate Research Center
Providing support in all disciplines for faculty-mentored independent research on- and off-campus.

Research Abroad
Explore the many opportunities to pursue undergraduate research beyond the United States.

Center for Community Based Learning
Based on community organizing practices, CCBL’s civic engagement approach encourages a commitment to social responsibility.

Community Engagement
Los Angeles provides limitless opportunities for students to learn from—and with—community partners.

Student Support

Disability Services
Supporting a full and engaging experience for Oxy students - both in and out of the classroom.

Resources & Support
Support is available to ensure all students have access to a satisfying living and learning environment.