Driver Education 

Onondaga Community College’s Driver Education Program is approved by the New York State Education Department and New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. Lecture instructors are New York State teachers certified in Driver Education. Able II Driving School provides in-car instruction. The program consists of 24 hours of classroom instruction and 24 hours of in-car instruction. Students MUST be at least 16 years of age and hold a valid New York State Learner’s Permit or Driver’s License on the first day of instruction. Students must attend 16 lectures and 16 driving sessions to satisfy state requirements. Each driving group has a maximum of four students. 

All students must have a completed Emergency Health Release Form for Minors on file during the period that the student is participating in the class.  Please mail completed forms to the Office of Lifelong Learning, OCC @ Liverpool, 8015 Oswego Road, Liverpool, NY  13090 or fax to (315) 498-2400 prior to the first day of class.

REGISTRATION OPENS SEPTEMBER 1.  You will receive a confirmation email before the class begins with class information and room number.

Tuition: $459. 

Required textbook: Drive Right, 11thEdition ISBN-13: 9780133672664 (not included)



Classroom Lecture: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, March 14 - April 25, 2017.  One make-up class available on April 26, if needed. No class April 18 , 19 & 20. Classroom time is 5 - 6:30 p.m. Location: Main Campus. Must also register for DRV.CE-004L-001.


In-car Instruction: Able II Driving School will contact you to arrange for drive days and times.  One or more drive days will be on a non-classroom day and/or Saturday.  Drive days may run into May. A $25 fee will be charged by Able II for a make-up drive time. Must also register for DRV.CE-004-001.

Registration Deadline: March 7.

Registration Form (pdf)