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
CE16WI HGS.ce-001-001 Tues January 5, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 1/2/31/15
CE16WI HGS.ce-001-002 Sat January 9, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 1/6/16
CE16WI HGS.ce-001-003 Wed January 13, 2016 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 1/11/16
CE16WI HGS.ce-001-004 Sat January 16, 2016 9:00am-1:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 1/13/16
CE16WI HGS.ce-001-005 Tues January 26, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 1/17/16
CE16WI HGS.ce-001-006 Sat February 6, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 2/3/16
CE16WI HGS.ce-001-007 Tues February 9, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 2/5/16
CE16WI HGS.ce-001-008 Sat February 13, 2016 9:00am-1:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 2/9/16
CE16WI HGS.ce-001-009 Wed February 17, 2016 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site 2/15/16
CE16WI HGS.ce-001-010 Tues February 23, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 2/16/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-001 Sat March 5, 2016 9:00am-1:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 3/2/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-002 Wed March 9, 2016 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 3/7/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-003 Sat March 19, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 3/16/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-004 Tues March 22, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 3/18/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-005 Tues March 29, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 3/22/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-006 Tues April 5, 2016 6:00-10:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 4/2/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-007 Wed April 6, 2016 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 4/3/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-008 Sat April 16, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 4/13/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-009 Tues April 26, 2016 5:30-9:30pm Bass Pro Shops – Auburn 4/19/16
CE16SP HGS.ce-001-010 Sat April 30, 2016 9:00am-1:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R410 4/27/16

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.