Student Success Advising
Oklahoma City Community College’s Office of Student Success Advising is here to assist students in the development of meaningful educational plans and to enhance their overall educational experiences through individualized academic advising. Our Student Success Advisors can assist students in choosing well-suited academic, career, and life goals.
About Student Success Advising
Our GOAL is to assist students with developing a plan in order to stay on track toward graduation and achieve personal and career goals.
Student Success Advisors assist students with:
- Career Assessment and Planning
- Individualized academic advising- choosing appropriate classes to enroll
- Preliminary transcript evaluation
- Changing a major
- Developing an academic plan- sequencing courses to progress toward graduation
- Evaluation of degree program
- Academic problems/referrals for assistance
- Assisting health majors through the application process
- Enrollment approval (if needed)
Advising and Registration Web pages
This video will walk you through the types of information that can be found on the Advising and Registration web pages. Here is some of the important information you can find on those web pages.
- FAQs link
- Academic Standards
- Meeting with an Advisor
- Holds Information
- Reading Course Codes
- Important Registration Dates
Below you will find video tutorials to navigate your way through our student planning software. If you are having trouble with the student planning software, please feel free to contact the Student Success Advising Office.
Logging into Student Planning/Signing Financial Responsibility Form
This video will show you how to log in to the portal and navigate to the student planning software. It will also show you how to sign the financial Responsibility form.
- Accept- Agreeing to the terms stated in the Financial Responsibility Agreement
- Requires using your OCCC log-in information.
- Username: email@example.com
- password: 6 digit birthdate (MMDDYY)
- Signed each semester when you go to register for the next semester’s set of classes. (only needs to be done once the first time you register)
- Talks about:
- the first week to withdraw and not owe for the course
- the bursar will email bill information
- payment plan- including late fees and administrative fees
Viewing My Progress/Planning Classes
This video will walk you through the functions of the My Progress side of student planning. It will also walk you through how to pre-plan classes for each term.
- Major Course- Degree-specific courses required.
- General Education Courses- The foundation courses for AAS (18 credit hours) and AA/AS degrees (37 credit hours).
- Prerequisite: A class that students are required to complete in preparation for other classes.
- Timeline- A visual representation of the classes you have planned each term.
- Progress Bars
- Major Listed
- Required Courses for the degree (Major Courses then General Education)
- How to view course descriptions/Pre-requisites
- Filtering course results
- Viewing available courses
- Adding a course or a specific section
- Creating your schedule
- Viewing the Timeline
Registering for Classes
This video will walk you through how to register for classes using the student planning software.
- Register- the process by which a current and/or future student adds themselves into a course at OCCC. Also called enrollment.
- Drop- The process by which an enrolled student decides that they no longer want to continue in a course and they take themselves out of it either online or in the Registration Area.
- Hold- Anything that would stop you from being able to register for a course.
- Viewing sections
- Difference between the “Register Now” button and the “Register ” button
- How to tell you are registered for courses
- Hold/Error Messages
- Switching Sections
- Dropping a course
- Registration Credit Limit
Wait-listing for a Course
This video will walk you through how to waitlist yourself for a course.
Wait List- If a class is full, you can choose to add yourself to the list of students trying to get into the course.
- What does wait-listing mean
- The process for wait-listing for a class
- Wait-listing for multiple sections
- Notification of an open seat
- Notification time limit
- How to register once approved to register