Oxy125 Homecoming and Family Weekend

Online registration is closed, but we'd still love to see you!
Walk-ins for most events will be available with onsite registration.
Please note that tickets for the Hall of Fame Dinner must be purchased in advance and may sell out.

Program Highlights
  Official Launch of the
Occidental Athletics Hall of Fame
All New Alumni Career Panels
Dedication of the newly renovated
Swan Hall
Under the lights: Oxy Football vs. Pomona-Pitzer

Online Registration Available through
Friday, October 19, 2012

Campus Tours Update:
Please note that tour times have been updated - the times reflected below are correct.

For a printed schedule and admission fees, please click below
2012 Homecoming & Family Weekend Brochure
Please note that Men's Water Polo is now an AWAY game click for details.

Hotel Accommodations
For your convenience, Occidental College has partnered with the hotels below to provide discounted rooms if you're visiting from out of town. Hotel blocks are now full.

Hilton Pasadena
Use Group Code OCH
or click on the link above to book online with the Oxy Homecoming Discount.

Courtyard by Marriott
Old Pasadena


Schedule of Events

Friday, October 26, 2012
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Legends Golf Classic
$125 - Single Admission
$450 - Foursome
Tee up with your fellow Tigers in honor of Oxy's founding class of Athletics Hall of Fame honorees! Please note that part of your registration will be a tax deductible gift to the College. Please click activity details for more information.

Friday, October 26, 2012
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Student For a Day
Hankering to hear a good lecture? Or wonder what students are doing all day? Classes are in session, and you are invited to sit in. A list of open classes will be available at the registration canopy.

Friday, October 26, 2012
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Campus Tour
Guided walking tour.

Friday, October 26, 2012
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Samuelson Alumni Center Open House
Come on by and check out Oxy's new home on campus for alumni!

Friday, October 26, 2012
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Campus Tour
Guided Walking Tour.

Friday, October 26, 2012
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Inaugural Hall of Fame Dinner
$75 - per person admission
Please note that tickets for the Hall of Fame Dinner must be purchased in advance and may sell out.

For the first time in its 125-year history, Occidental celebrates its rich athletic tradition of Olympic champs and prominent athletes and coaches with the induction of eight Oxy sports legends into the Occidental College Athletics Hall of Fame.
Dean Cromwell '1902, Bob Gutowski '58, Jack Kemp '57, Sammy Lee '43, Bob McMillen '52,  Bill Redell '64, Arthur “Bud” Teachout '27, and Pat Yeomans '38 will be recognized in the inaugural class. To see there biographies please click above.

Friday, October 26, 2012
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Non-Fire and Pep Rally
Celebrate Homecoming with barbecued s’mores and music! Hear from in season sports captains and get excited for Homecoming! Students, alumni, and parents are welcome as we gather for music, marshmallow roasting and good fun. Sponsored by Athletics and the Student Alumni Relations Committee.

Friday, October 26, 2012
8:15 PM - 10:00 PM
Glee Club Concert
$15 - per ticket, per person.
Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

Friday, October 26, 2012
8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Student Car Parade
Student groups decorate their cars to compete for a Tiger Spirit award!

Saturday, October 27, 2012
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Occidental Children's Theater
Crouching Tiger, Sleeping Beauty

Saturday, October 27, 2012
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Classroom-to-Career Panel
Click to see a choice of 2 panels.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Occidental Women's Club Boutique
From homemade jams to handknit scarves, sample the delights of the Oxy Women’s Club’s annual Homecoming boutique. Proceeds benefit the Women’s Club endowed scholarship fund.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Women's Soccer v. Chapman
Oxy’s women take the field for their regular season finale against their newest conference rival.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Classroom-to-Career Panel
Click to see a choice of two panels.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
All Aquatics BBQ and Silent Auction
Calling all swimming, diving, and water polo alumni! Reconnect with former teammates and mingle with current Tigers at Taylor Pool.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Alumni Water Polo Game
Former Oxy men’s and women’s water polo players will suit up for an all alumni match.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Snap Talks - Food Arts and Entrepeneurship
Join some of Oxy's best and brightest young alumni for a briskly paces discussion of their fields of expertise in today's food arts, wine and entrepreneurship industries. Click above to see panelist information.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Alumni Swim Meet
The Alumni Meet is back! Take your chances against this year's Oxy Tiger swim Squad.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Snap Talks - Social Media and Technology
Young alums have been making waves in technology and social media industries - check out their success stories by clicking the link above!

Saturday, October 27, 2012
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Swan Hall Dedication
Join President Jonathan Veitch, Dean Jorge Gonzalez, faculty, and the Oxy community as we celebrate the renovation and expansion of one of the College’s original campus landmarks. Remarks begin at 3:15. Swan will be open afterward until 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tiger Tailgate and Affinity Receptions
Burgers, brats, and a beer garden—what could be better before kickoff? Join us for traditional tailgate grub before the Tigers take the field. Brought to you by the Alumni Association. Also sponsored by the Occidental Greek Council. Cost: $15 for non-students (includes beer and wine for attendees 21 and older), $10 for students (deducted from their meal plan with Oxy ID).

Saturday, October 27, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Women's Volleyball v. Redlands
Coming on the heels of the best Oxy volleyball season in two decades, the 2012 Tigers aim to notch another win in their quest for a SCIAC title against the Redlands Bulldogs.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Oxy Football vs. Pomona
The oldest college football rivalry in Southern California resumes as the Tigers take on the Sagehens for the 114th time, 117 years after they first squared off in 1895.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
10:00 PM
OxyGOLD Post-Game Party
Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD): Not ready to go home after the game? Sip on an Oxy drink special at everyone’s favorite Highland Park hangout! Complimentary appetizers provided by the Alumni Association.