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OCCC's campus is open to students, faculty, staff and the public. Masks are required in shared, open areas. Information about services, departments and operating hours lives here: www.occc.edu/aboutus/summer.html
All summer classes are online. Fall classes begin August 17 and will be offered with in-person, online, or hybrid choices for students.

Learn more about OCCC's precautions, best practices and adjustments to limit spread of COVID-19 at: www.occc.edu/coronavirus


Goals

The WLCC will strive to accomplish the following:

  • Increase the knowledge of languages and cultures among our students, faculty, staff, and community members.
  • Promote the understanding of and sensitivity to other cultures.
  • Promote and facilitate the study of languages and cultures.
  • Provide a place where students can practice language skills.
  • Provide cultural information and business-related protocol to community members.
  • Provide language resources to prepare people to travel abroad.
  • Assist¬†international populations¬†in learning the basics of the English language and in gaining knowledge of American culture.
  • Provide state-of-the-art technology for the study of languages and cultures.
  • Connect people locally and internationally.
  • Support faculty who are using global awareness components in classes.
  • Support students who are taking courses that focus on world cultures.
  • Provide information about travel-enhanced courses and study-abroad experiences to students, faculty, staff, and community members.