Becoming a Tiger

We would like to thank you for your interest in our football program. We receive a number of questions regarding the recruiting and application process. These steps will help you become an Oxy Tiger:

1. Fill out an online recruit form.

Oxy Football Recruiting Questionnaire

2. Send us your high school transcripts and SAT or ACT scores.

Email to Recruiting Coordinator Nick Ostlund at

If you have not taken the ACT or SAT, then sign up for a test date. Please keep our application deadline in mind when selecting your date as you will need a score to put on your application.



3. We want to see you play.

Please send us a web link of your highlight or game film.

4. Explore Occidental College



A Look at Oxy

All in for Oxy

5. Apply to Occidental.

Application Forms:

Common Application

Oxy Supplement

Transfer Application

Application Due Dates

First-year applications                                                       Due Date

Early Decision I                                                                        Nov. 15

Early Decision II                                                                       Jan. 1

Regular Decision                                                                     Jan. 15



6. Visit Campus.

Contact Coach Ostlund at or 925-759-0949 if you are interested in attending a home game or overnight visit.

Home Game Dates:

Saturday, September 16 – Pacific University (OR) – 7:00pm

Saturday, September 30 – University of Redlands – 7:00pm

Saturday, October 14 – University of La Verne (Homecoming) – 1:00pm

Saturday, November 4 – Cal Lutheran University – 7:00pm

Saturday, November 11 – Chapman University – 1:00pm

Directions to Campus

Hotels Near Occidental

7. Become a Tiger!