Reach your goals of serving people and the community. We are committed to producing engaged citizens whose education prepares them for immediate career entry or for transfer to a four-year school.  Our program in Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counseling even offers a Weekend College option, allowing you to complete your degree while working. 



Check out these available programs in the School of Public Safety & Community Service to learn more about classes you'll take, check out 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


 Need to register for classes or adjust your schedule for the spring semester? Please contact (315) 498-7320 to be added to the call list and an advisor will contact you as soon as they are available.

Success Coaches help in other ways

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!

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.

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 Debbie Fay M280N (315) 498-7320
Faculty School Specialist Donna Stuccio M280K (315) 498-2673
Advisor Derek Jackson M280Q (315) 498-2598
Success Coach Betsy Vavonese M280F (315) 498-2823




Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.