Open House 
Tour campus, meet professors & see if OCC is right for the next part of your journey! Join us on Friday, May 21 or Friday, June 11 at 10 a.m. 
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Create works of art, take fantastic photos, design the perfect building and interior, play and perform at your best, or produce a professional level broadcast. Our top-notch CNY professors bring their first-hand industry knowledge that you can apply to a career or for transfer to a four-year school.  
If you are looking to view convocation, please email Andrea Scheibel at [email protected] for the Zoom link.


Check out each degree to find the classes you'll take, watch a short intro video, and see where an OCC degree can take you.

Academic Advising

  • Transfer assistance
  • Course registration
  • Add/drop/withdrawal
  • Program change
  • Graduation questions

Summer and Fall 2021 Registration

Incoming & Former Students

Registration will open for you on April 6th. You will need to make an appointment with a professional advisor in order to create your schedule and get registered. If you’re an incoming or former student in Music A.S. or Sound Recording A.S., please contact Kim LaRose at (315) 498-7330 to schedule an appointment for auditions.

Advising & Registration Appointments for Incoming & Former Students

Current students please note that you must make an appointment with a faculty advisor. Instructions are below.

Current Students

Registration begins for you on April 1st. Make an appointment with your faculty advisor to make sure you take the classes you need. 

Who is your advisor? Just refer to the email we (School of Art, Design, Media, and Music) sent you or you can log into Lazer Success where you'll see your support network, including your advisor. You can also view the video below on how to find your faculty advisor in student planning. You can email your advisor for an appointment! 

Sign in to Lazer Success

What is Lazer Success?

Success Coaches help in other ways

A Success Coach will work with you one-on-one to provide helpful tools to assist you in balancing your academic and personal life. They can serve as a compass to help you navigate your OCC experience!

Want to connect with someone about your educational experience?  Feeling overwhelmed attempting to balance your academic and personal commitments?

  • Connect with campus resources like the Learning Center, Community Care Hub, and more
  • Improve your time management
  • Develop good study skills and habits
  • Please be aware that the Success Coach will not be able to provide help with class registration or schedule adjustments.

Schedule an Appointment with our Success Coach

Need help with Financial Aid?

Our Financial Aid office is ready for you.

Our Support Team

Main Support Contacts
Role Name & Email Office Phone
School Secretary Kim LaRose P202 (315) 498-7330
Faculty School Specialist Katharine Rumrill-Teece P202 (315) 498-2618
Advisor John Burns P205 (315) 498-2259
Success Coach  Chuck Wilbur  P203 (315) 498-2164
Career & Transfer Advisor Amy Stewart P209 (315) 498-2740




Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.