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 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
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-012 Sat May 21, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 5/18/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-013 Thurs May 26, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 5/23/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-014 Sat May 28, 2016 12:00-4:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R426 5/25/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-015 Tues May 31, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 5/24/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-001 Tues June 7, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mawhinney Hall,TBD 6/3/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-002 Wed June 8, 2016 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 6/6/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-003 Sat June 11, 2016 12:00-4:00pm OCC – Mawhinney Hall, TBD 6/8/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-004 Sat June 18, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mawhinney Hall, TBD 6/15/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-005 Tues June 28, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 6/21/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-006 Sat July 9, 2016 12:00-4:00pm OCC – Mawhinney Hall, TBD 7/6/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-007 Wed July 13, 2016 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 7/11/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-008 Wed July 20, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mawhinney Hall,TBD 7/18/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-009 Tues July 26, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 7/19/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-010 Sat July 30, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 7/27/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-011 Wed August 3, 2016 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 8/1/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-012 Sat August 6, 2016 12:00-4:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 8/3/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-013 Sat August 20, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 8/17/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-014 Thur August 25, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 8/22/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-015 Tues August 30, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 8/23/16

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.