The Connect @ OCC Program: The First-Year Experience

Connect at OCCAt the Connect @ OCC New Student Sessions you will meet fellow students, meet with an advisor and register for classes, learn about campus resources, and tour the campus.

Schedule of Events

  • 9:00 a.m. Check-In at Gordon Student Center
  • 9:30 a.m. Welcome Presentation
  • 9:45 a.m. Workshops including Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Career & Applied Learning, and Transfer Services
  • 10:30 a.m. Student Advising and Registration Session and Parent Session
  • 11:00 a.m. Tours (Leave every half hour)
  • 11:30 a.m. Resource Fair

Connect @ OCC sessions last approximately three, please plan accordingly.

You can make a reservation for a Connect @ OCC session by using the link below, which takes you to our reservation system for dates and times.

Click here to sign up for a Connect @ OCC session!

We encourage you to sign up for the earliest session possible, so that you get the courses and schedule that work best for you! Unfortunately, course selections become more limited as we get closer to the start of school.
When you come to Connect @OCC, please bring the following with you:

  • Photo ID (license, passport, etc.)
  • Immunization records (if you have not already submitted them)
  • Transcripts from other colleges you have attended (if relevant)

Connect @OCC includes a Resource Fair. There will be people available on those days to provide information and answer questions you may have about campus services, including:

  • Student Activities
  • Accessibility Resources
  • Tutoring
  • Housing
  • Athletics
  • Onondaga Pathways to Careers for young people with disabilities
  • and many more!

Parents or other support members and guests are encouraged to come too. We will have a special session just for them! Looking forward to seeing you!
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Student Central at Onondaga Community College at 315-498-2000.

 *If you need Financial Aid assistance, please plan more time.