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Oklahoma City Community College is closed March 17-24 for Spring Break. All offices will be closed, and classes are not in session. The college will reopen for normal business hours Monday, March 25. 

New Student Orientation Welcome

Welcome to OCCC!

Here are a few details to take care of before beginning classes.

Stop by Student Life or refer to the NSO book for more information.

First Things First...

  • Meet with an advisor in Academic Advising. Complete any required placement testing.
  • Register for classes in Records and Graduation Services.
  • Attend New Student Orientation. Register in Student Life or Academic Advising.
  • Pick up your student I.D. (always carry it with you!) in Records and Graduation Services.
  • Pick up your parking permit in Records and Graduation Services.
  • File your FAFSA and arrange for financial aid. Double check with the financial aid office prior to beginning classes to make sure they have everything required for your account.
  • Pay your bill or arrange a payment plan through the bursar's office.
  • Buy your textbooks. Remember that some forms of financial aid allow you to temporarily charge books.
  • Check your student e-mail EVERY DAY. (firstname.middleinitial.lastname, password is last six of SSN)
  • Log-on to MineOnline. (firstname.middleinitial.lastname, password is last six of SSN)

Weekend Before School Starts...

  • Attend Opening Day the Saturday before classes begin from 1:00-4:00 p.m. for personalized class tours, door prizes, last-minute details, etc. Bring your family!
  • Verify your class schedule for any potential room changes.
  • Verify the location of your classrooms.
  • Plan where you will park the first week of class. (HINT: avoid Lots A and C.)

The First Week...

  • Give yourself extra time to get to class. The first week is always crowded!
  • Personally introduce yourself to your professors. Use this time to ask any questions you might have after attending the first class session and reviewing the syllabus.
  • Add all class dates, test dates, assignments, readings, etc. to your calendar, planner, smart phone, etc.
  • Familiarize yourself with campus labs and resources. Check out the library and computer center.
  • Be aware of campus safety and security procedures. Stop by Campus Police if you have questions.
  • If you need any course accommodations, have concerns about studying, or are interested in TRiO, stop by Student Support Services for wellness resources, study strategies, disability services, etc.
  • Have a great first week of classes! Don't forget to stop by Student Life if you have any questions!