Making a charitable gift to Occidental creates an impact that will very likely exceed your expectations, and you have many giving opportunities to choose from. Here are some options to get started.

Ways to Give


Quick and secure via our online giving form


(323) 341-4OXY (4699)


Please send a check payable to Occidental College and mail to:

The Oxy Fund
1600 Campus Road, M-34
Los Angeles, CA 90041


Our tax id number is 95-1667177

More Ways to Give


Sustaining Giving

A recurring gift is an easy and convenient way ensure that your support of Oxy’s students and faculty continues each year. Credit cards can be charged monthly or annually, and signing up is easy. Just visit our online giving form and select the “I would like this gift to be recurring,” box. As one of our most loyal supporters, you are a member of the McMenamin Society, which honors consistent annual support of Occidental College.

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts are an easy way to double or even triple the impact of your gift. Guidelines and amounts may vary by company. Please check with your employer to see if they match charitable contributions.

Check to see if you work for a matching gift company.


If you are 70 ½ or older, you may make a gift directly to Oxy from your IRA. See details and instructions.


For assistance, call (323) 259-2968 or email

Transfer instructions:

To transfer stocks by 12 noon EST for next-day settlement:

State Street Bank and Trust Co.
DTC Participant #: 0997
Account No. MVYJ
Agent Bank No. 26022

To transfer mutual funds:

Please email the following information to 

1) Your Name
2) Firm name holding the mutual fund
3) Symbol for mutual fund
4) Number of shares

To transfer cash:

State Street Bank & Trust Co., Boston
ABA # 011000028
Beneficiary Acct # (DDA): 00480624
Account No. MVYJ
Attn: Mark Brooks

To transfer Federal Reserve items:  

Boston Federal Reserve Bank
ABA # 011000028

Gift and Estate Planning

Browse our planned giving pages for detailed information about gift and estate planning, or contact Director of Planned Giving Shannon Yasman by phone at (323) 259-1357 or by email at


Endowed funds serve as a powerful tool that enable us to create a strong foundation from which to sustain and promote the mission, vision and values of Oxy’s distinctive liberal arts education. Your partnership makes it possible for us to maintain our standard of excellence in a number of critical areas and provide continued support for scholarships, academic and research programs, faculty resources, and athletics.

If you are interested in creating a new endowment, please call the Office of Institutional Advancement at (323) 259-2685 or

The Oxy Fund

Most donors choose to make a gift annually to the Oxy Fund, which provides unrestricted support to all areas of the Oxy experience: financial aid, academic programs and student experiences, as well as maintaining our beautiful campus.

Reunion Giving

Reunions are significant milestone for alumni. It is an opportunity to reconnect with classmates while supporting the programs that make the Oxy experience unique. For more information, contact Lara Nassar ’12, director of the Oxy Fund, at (323) 259-2653 or

Tiger Athletics Fund

The Tiger Athletics Fund raises funds specifically to support athletics at Oxy.

Senior Class Gift

The Senior Class Gift is a way for our soon-to-be alumni to make a lasting impact on Oxy.

If you’d like to designate to an area not listed here, please indicate on the giving form.