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 Summer '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
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-013 Sat August 20, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 8/17/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-014 Thur August 25, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 8/22/16
CE16SU HGS.ce-001-015 Tues August 30, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 8/23/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-001 Sat September 17, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 9/14/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-002 Wed September 21, 2016 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 9/19/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-003 Sat September 24, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 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, TBD 9/26/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-006 Sat October 1, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 9/28/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-007 Sat October 8, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 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, TBD 10/10/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-010 Tues October 25, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 10/18/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-011 Tues November 1, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 10/28/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-012 Sat November 5, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 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, TBD 11/16/16
CE16FA HGS.ce-001-015 Tues November 29, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 11/22/16

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.