Financial Aid Checklist
Most awards at OCC are based on financial need, but scholarships are available based on academic achievement and other criteria.
The Financial Aid Checklist consists of ten (10) steps that need to be completed.
Steps do not necessarily need to be completed in any order.
Click on each step below to learn more.
If you have already graduated from high school, skip to the next step.
Be sure to use your Social Security number when applying.
Not needed if you have taken the ACT or SAT in high school or have transferable college credits.
In order to receive financial aid, you must declare a major offered by the college
a financial aid-approved program.