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 '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
CE19SP HGS.ce-001-007 Wed April 24, 2019 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall Community Room

4/17/19
CE19SP HGS.ce-001-008 Thurs April 25, 2019 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R326 4/22/19
CE19SP HGS.ce-001-009 Sat May 4, 2019 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R224 5/1/19
CE19SP HGS.ce-001-010 Mon May 13, 2019 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 5/10/19
CE19SP HGS.ce-001-011 Thurs May 23, 2019 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R224 5/20/19
CE19SP HGS.ce-001-012 Wed May 29, 2019 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall Community Room

5/22/19
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-001 Sat June 8, 2019 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 6/5/19
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-002 Mon June 10, 2019 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 6/7/19
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-003 Thurs June 13, 2019 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 6/10/19
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-004 Wed June 26, 2019 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall Community Room

6/19/19
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-005 Tues July 2, 2019 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mawhinney Hall, TBD 6/30/19
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-006 Sat July 13, 2019 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mawhinney Hall, TBD 7/10/19
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-007 Mon July 29, 2019 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 7/26/19
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-008 Wed July 31, 2019 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall Community Room

7/24/19
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-009 Sat August 3, 2019 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 7/31/19
CE19SU HGS.ce-001-010 Thurs August 15, 2019 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 8/12/19

Tuition: $49

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