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 '19 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 (JCPenney wing) 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
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-011 Mon August 19, 2019 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 8/16/19
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-012 Wed August 28, 2019 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall Community  Room

8/21/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-001 Sat September ,7 2019 9:30am-1:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 9/4/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-002 Thur September 5, 2019 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 9/2/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-003 Tues September 17, 2019 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 9/14/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-004 Wed September 25, 2019 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall Community  Room

9/18/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-005 Tues October 9, 2019 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 10/6/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-006 Sat October 19, 2019 9:30am-1:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 10/16/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-007 Tues October 22, 2019 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 10/19/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-008 Wed October 30, 2019 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall Community  Room

10/23/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-009 Sat November 9, 2019 9:30am-1:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 11/6/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-010 Wed November 13, 2019 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 11/10/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-011 Tues November 19, 2019 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 11/16/19
CE19FA HGS.ce-001-012 Wed November 26, 2019 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall Community  Room

11/19/19

Tuition: $49

* Get directions to these locations.