Steps to Getting Started

The following 10 steps will guide you through the process of becoming a student at OCC.

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STEP 1: CREATE AN ACCOUNT & COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION

Exception: College Guest Students

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STEP 2: SET UP A MyOCC ACCOUNT & OCC EMAIL

You will be prompted to log in to create a new password. Be sure to set up your SECURITY QUESTIONS - this will avoid having to call in to reset your password. Once logged in to MyOCC, sign in to Student Email to ACTIVATE your required OCC EMAIL account. Check your email for important news & updates.

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STEP 3: NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION - ONLINE

First time in college applicants are required to complete the NEW OCC Online Orientation before registration. Must have OCC ID and account to access the link. Go To MyOCC, Log in, select Online Orientation

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STEP 4: COMPLETE YOUR FAFSA

Award letter and status of your application may be found under Financial Profile on MyOCC. Check for important deadlines.

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STEP 5: PLACEMENT TESTING

Mandatory practice and test information may be found on the Placement Testing web page.
Contact Campus Academic Support Center nearest you.

Students whose first language is not English are required to take the MTELP.

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STEP 6: MEET WITH A COUNSELOR

Make the most of your counseling appointment. Complete your application, and placement testing before coming in!
Call for an appointment with a counselor at one of the campus' or set up a ZOOM meeting!

NOTE: STEPS 1 - 5 SHOULD BE COMPLETED BEFORE YOU MEET WITH A COUNSELOR

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STEP 7: REGISTER FOR CLASSES VIA MyOCC
  • Log into MyOCC, Select Students
  • Go to Registration
  • Click Register for Sections
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STEP 8: PAY YOUR BILL

You can pay via:

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STEP 9: GET YOUR RAIDER ONE CARD

Your official OCC Student ID can be picked up at the OCC Bookstore or mailed to you.

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STEP 10: BUY YOUR BOOKS

The Raider Bookstore provides competitive comparisons to get your books.

 
GO TO CLASS!