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Biological Sciences Center (BSC)

The Biological Sciences Center is located on the second floor of the Robert P. Todd Science, Engineering & Math Center (SEM) and Entry 2. The BSC is an interdisciplinary area designed to accommodate the study needs of students in the biological sciences. Free tutoring is available.

PHONE:   (405) 682-1611, Ext. 7269            EMAIL:  biologicalscience@occc.edu

 

Biological Sciences Center Hours

January 19, 2021 - May 15, 2021

***NEW*** On Campus Hours

Monday through Thursday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Friday and Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday Closed

 

***NEW*** ONLINE Hours

Monday through Thursday 10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday and Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday Closed

 

BSC Services

The BSC offers In-Person and Virtual tutoring during our operational hours.

Schedule a Tutoring Session via a Zoom Meeting

Please submit this online form and a Tutor will respond:

Schedule Zoom Tutoring Session Form

Tutors will respond during scheduled hours. Same day Zoom appointments are guaranteed.

 

 

Please make sure to swipe in and out when visiting the lab in-person and practice social distancing while in the lab

In-Person and On Campus Services

  • Tutoring ~ Stop by the BSC to ask biology related questions or get help with your lab assignments, no appointment needed.
  • Access to Models/Student Materials ~ Tables are organized by class and are prepared with the course’s current unit materials. If you are working ahead, you may ask tutors for appropriate models or materials.
  • Study ~ Students are welcome to study in the Biology Science Center without the use of equipment or tutoring services.
  • Computer Access ~ Computer access is available for student use, including computers with access to a webcam for use with Respondus LockDown Browser. Printing is unavailable in the BSC but is available in the OCCC Library.

Note - Chairs and space have been placed in a way to encourage social distancing, please do not move chairs around.

 

Virtual Services - Tutoring

The BSC can answer your biology questions via email or we can set up a zoom tutoring meeting. Our tutor email address is:   biologicalscience@occc.edu

For email - Please include your class and professor's name with your questions as well as the materials you are working on.

For Zoom - Please email questions with materials and your available times during our operational hours and we will contact you to set up a zoom meeting.

 

Special Protocols for Entering the BSC

Masks are required to be worn at all times in the Biology Science Center.

Gloves and hand sanitizer are provided and optional. Sinks are available for hand washing.

Students are encouraged to clean their workspaces and equipment after use with provided cleaning products. Food and drink are not allowed.

SAFETY

Individuals using BSC facilities and resources must follow the Oklahoma City Community College laboratory safety policies and procedures including procedures contained in the Bloodborne Pathogen Student Exposure Plan and the Student Conduct Code. Accommodations for students with disabilities are available.

The Biological Sciences Center will follow building closure hours as directed by college. These hours are subject to change, particularly around holidays. To confirm hours, call in advance. 

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