Open House 
Tour campus, meet professors & see if OCC is right for the next part of your journey! Join us on Saturday, April 24, Friday, May 21 or Friday, June 11 at 10 a.m. 
Sign up today! 

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

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. 

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 Public Safety & Community Service) 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 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.

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 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.