Explore a variety of academic disciplines and transfer to a four-year institution to earn your bachelor’s degree. Develop your reading, writing, communication, and critical thinking skills. Carefully consider and explore history, politics, human behavior, cultures, and many other topics. We are even home to numerous clubs, so you'll find plenty of opportunities to get to know your professors and fellow students. 

Our Degrees

Check out these available programs in the School of Liberal Arts to learn more about classes you'll take, check out a short intro video, and see where an OCC degree can take you.  

Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location

Mawhinney Hall

Room 308

Contact Info

liberalarts@sunyocc.edu

(315) 498-2266

Academic Advising

COVID vaccination is mandatory for all students.
Please make your advising appointment after submitting proof of vaccination to immunization@sunyocc.edu
Proof of vaccination will need to be submitted before you register for classes.

Are you ready to register for classes?

Spring Registration will officially begin on Monday, October 17th!

Are you a new student for spring OR are you returning to OCC after taking some time off?

We understand that you’re excited to get your class schedule and we want to make it as quick and easy as possible! Check out our Register NOW program. By completing the Register NOW form, a Professional Advisor will review your registration form and transcripts to create a class schedule that best fits your needs. You will have an opportunity to schedule a time with an advisor once you have received your finalized schedule. The link to schedule an advisement appointment will be provided in the email that you receive, once you have been registered for classes.

Register NOW Form

Students currently attending classes at OCC:

Make an appointment with your assigned advisor today!

Don’t know who your advisor is? Check your OCC email for your advisor’s contact information or:

  1. Log into Lazer Success  
  2. On the My Success Network page, locate your academic advisor in the My Connections section.
  3. You can schedule an appointment with your assigned advisor through Lazer Success. This video will show you how to schedule an appointment with your advisor.

Success Coaches

A Success Coach will work with you on-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!

Success Coach Appointment with Maurice Brown
Success Coach Appointment with Naomi Stewart

Please be aware that the Success Coach will not be able to provide help with class registration or schedule adjustments.

  • 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.

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 Maureen Kozol M380 (315) 498-2301
School Secretary Kelly Glover M308 (315) 498-2266
Faculty School Specialist Patrick Kenny, Ph.D. M308B (315) 498-2542

Professional Advisor

Courtnee Corcoran

M308C (315)-498-2379

Success Coach

Naomi Stewart M308A (315) 498-2484

Success Coach

Maurice Brown M308E (315) 498-2135
School Librarian Michelle Malinovsky C140D (315) 498-2347