Handgun Safety Course

Learn before you load.  Arm yourself with knowledge including:

  • important information about permit requirements
  • legal responsibilities
  • and cleaning
  • safe storage and childproofing.

Learn from experienced NYS DCJS certified Firearms Instructors in this one-time, four (4) hour safety course. Fulfills requirements for obtaining a pistol permit in Onondaga, Cayuga, Madison, Oswego & Seneca counties; residents of other counties should verify with their Sheriff's Office if course is accepted.  Call 315-498-6042 for more information.

Do not bring firearms to this class! No other materials are needed for this class.

Register online - Or if you prefer to register by mail / fax / email, download the Fall '18 Registration Form. Please note: we cannot accept registrations or payments by phone.

Payment for course can be made via check (payable to OCC; mailed with registration form), in person at OCC Student Accounts office (in Gordon Student Center), or online @ www.pay.sunyocc.edu.

Handgun Safety Courses are held at various locations around Central New York. Classes may be taken at OCC Main Campus - Mulroy HallOCC North Site, Liverpool or at the Community Room in the Fingerlakes Mall, Auburn.

Main Campus classes are held in the Mulroy Hall building; a stand-alone brick building, located across the street from the entrance to the OCC main campus area, on Route 173; the physical address for the building is:
4926 Onondaga Rd
Syracuse, NY 13215

PLEASE NOTE: In the event of OCC closing due to inclement weather, any Handgun Safety classes scheduled that day are also cancelled. The class will be rescheduled and all students will be called regarding the new date when the campus reopens. 

Course Prefix & #: HGS.CE-001
Title: Handgun Safety 
Tuition: $49

  Term   Section Name   Day   Date of Class   Time   Location Reg Deadline
CE18FA HGS.ce-001-013 Mon December 3, 2018 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 11/29/18
CE18FA HGS.ce-001-014 Sat December 8, 2018 9:30am-1:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R224 12/5/18
CE18FA HGS.ce-001-015 Thurs December 20, 2018 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R224 12/17/18
CE18FA HGS.ce-001-016 Wed December 26, 2018 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall

Community  Room

CE19WI HGS.ce-001-001 Mon January 7, 2019 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 1/3/19
CE19WI HGS.ce-001-002 Sat January 12, 2019 9:30am-1:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 1/9/19
CE19WI HGS.ce-001-003 Thurs January 24, 2019 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 1/21/19
CE19WI HGS.ce-001-004 Wed January 30, 2019 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall

Community  Room

CE19WI HGS.ce-001-005 Mon February 4, 2019 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 1/31/19
CE19WI HGS.ce-001-006 Thurs February 7, 2019 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 2/4/19
CE19WI HGS.ce-001-007 Sat February 9, 2019 9:30am-1:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 2/6/19
CE19WI HGS.ce-001-008 Wed February 27, 2019 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall

Community  Room


Tuition: $49

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