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 '16 Registration Form. Please note: we cannot accept registration by phone.

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

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. 

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

  Term   Section Name   Day   Date of Class   Time   Location Reg Deadline
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-003 Sat September 24, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 9/21/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-004 Tues September 27, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 9/20/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-005 Thurs September 29, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R224 9/26/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-006 Sat October 1, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R224 9/28/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-007 Sat October 8, 2016 12:00-4:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 10/5/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-008 Wed October 12, 2016 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 10/10/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-009 Wed October 12, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R126 10/10/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-010 Wed October 26, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Fingerlakes Mall – Auburn 10/19/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-011 Tues November 1, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R224 10/28/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-012 Sat November 5, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 11/2/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-013 Wed November 9, 2016 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 11/7/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-014 Sat November 19, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R224 11/16/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-015 Wed November 30, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Fingerlakes Mall – Auburn 11/23/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-016 Sat December 3, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 11/30/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-017 Wed December 7, 2016 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 12/5/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-018 Sat December 10, 2016 9:00am-1:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R224 12/7/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-019 Wed December 14, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 12/12/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-020 Wed December 28, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Fingerlakes Mall – Auburn 12/21/16

Handgun Safety Courses are held at various locations around Central New York. Classes may be taken at OCC Main Campus, OCC North Site, Liverpool or at the Bass Pro Shop, Auburn.

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

Tuition: $49

* Get directions to these locations.