This year, we can't bring you to campus, so we've put together an online Open House experience for you.

At OCC, we're big on value, not on debt. We want you to know that in these uncertain times, we're here to help you build a career and ensure your success. Take a tour with Alex and Marianna, sign up for an Open House Live Session, text a recruiter, or apply today!

Live Sessions

We're pulling together our A-Team of experts and current students to answer your biggest questions and help you navigate college. Join us on YouTube Live or Zoom for the info you need to know. Check out the live events we're offering and sign up for your favorites!


We understand just how nerve wracking making the transition to college can be, especially at a time like this. We're here to let you know that you don't have to put off going to college. Attend a live session and let us prove that all of our focus is on you.
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Open House Live Session Sign up 
Session Topic Date Time Platform
The Academic Corner  May 26 3pm Zoom
Ask Us Anything May 27 1pm YouTube Live
Resources for Adult & Transfer Students May 28 3pm Zoom


Next Steps

We're big on carving out your own path. On working towards a career, not just a job. On doing so without collecting big debt along the way. Explore our degree programs and apply when you want, for whatever you want. Our rolling admissions process allows you to do things on your time. 

8 Schools

OCC is organized into 8 schools, each with their own focus. Check out the degree programs and pick your favorite to kickstart your future!

 The 8 Schools of OCC


Ready to get started?  Applying for admission is easy and completely online.

Apply Now


Nervous about the cost of college? OCC is a more affordable path to a career than other universities. Check out the scholarships that are available, many for first-year students!


Want to talk to a friendly face?   Setup a chat with one of our recruiters!

Alexander Waelder

Alexander Waelder
Text Msg #
(315) 640-4141
Schedule a Meeting

Marianna Maliani

Marianna Maliani
Text Msg #:
(315) 640-4142
Schedule a Meeting

Renard Harris

Renard Harris
Text Msg #:
(315) 640-4144
Schedule a Meeting

Wendy Allen

Wendy Allen
Text Msg #:
(315) 640-3866
Schedule a Meeting

Michele Amodio

Michele Amodio
Text Msg #:
(315) 860-1007
Call (315)498-2221

Life at OCC

No two days as a Lazer are exactly the same, and why should they be? With so many activities and services available, you'll be able to customize your education so that you can thrive. 


Catch a game or try out for a team! We've got nationally recognized athletics programs for you to check out

Community Care Hub

We want you to succeed at OCC, that's why if you need any help from counseling to food security you can come to the Community Care Hub

Student Central

Student Central can help you out with parking passes, getting your Lazer ID, and so much more!

Grab a Bite

There are plenty of places to eat on campus including the dining center, Starbucks, and the student-run cafe, Béchamel, all in Gordon.

Ready to become a Lazer? Submit an application! — Apply Now

Incredible amenities... Right in Onondaga County

When you come to OCC, you get resources of bigger colleges in a more intimate setting. Whether we are in your backyard or a few hours away, we'll make your college transition smooth. 

Lazer Links

Things may feel uncertain right now, but we offer students comprehensive support services and the opportunity to customize your experience to be whatever you want it. If you want to be more traditional, we have residence halls right on campus. If that's not for you, we provide other great services like free tutoring, counseling and more, available to all students. Better yet, OCC offers all of this affordably. Talk to a financial aid pro and see how OCC compares to other schools. Use these links to help you explore!

We are here for you now, and in the future. During these uncertain times, you can always rely on OCC to help you through the college process and provide support when you need it most. Connect with us any time.