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 Spring '16 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, 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.

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
CE17WI HGS.ce-001-010 Wed February 22, 2017 5:30-9:30pm Fingerlakes Mall – Auburn 2/15/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-001 Sat March 4, 2017 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 3/1/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-002 Mon March 6, 2017 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 3/1/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-003 Sat March 11, 2017 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 3/8/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-004 Wed March 22, 2017 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 3/20/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-005 Wed March 29, 2017 5:30-9:30pm Fingerlakes Mall – Auburn 3/20/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-006 Sat April 8, 2017 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 4/5/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-007 Wed April 12, 2017 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 4/10/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-008 Thur April 20, 2017 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 4/18/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-009 Wed April 26, 2017 5:30-9:30pm Fingerlakes Mall – Auburn 4/19/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-010 Sat April 29, 2017 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 4/26/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-011 Wed May 10, 2017 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 5/8/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-012 Sat May 20, 2017 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 5/17/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-013 Tues May 23, 2017 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 5/20/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-014 Sat May 27, 2017 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 5/24/17
CE17SP HGS.ce-001-015 Wed May 31, 2017 5:30-9:30pm Fingerlakes Mall – Auburn 5/24/17

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.