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New & Returning Students

Is this you?

You’re 18 years of age or older who is a U.S. citizen, or a high school graduate/GED recipient, or about to graduate, or you attended another college and are transferring to OCC, or you’re a previous OCC student who hasn’t taken classes at OCC in three years, if so, go to New and Returning Students below.

If not, choose one of the following:

High School Guest Students
Guest Students from Other Colleges
High School Dual Enrolled Students
International Students

New & Returning Students

Getting admitted and registering as a new student is easy! You need to complete the following 6 steps.

Step 1:

You can apply online at apply.oaklandcc.edu.

Alternatively, print the OCC Application for Admission. It may also be obtained from a high school counseling office or from the college admission office. Complete the application, sign it and then return this material to any OCC admission office. Current high school students should return the form to their high school counselor who will mail it to the college.

Step 2:

If the program you wish to enter requires transcripts (see college catalog) have them sent to the OCC admissions office. If you are a college transfer student have your transcripts mailed to:

Oakland Community College
Evaluations Office
2480 Opdyke Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Step 3:

Apply for financial aid. Even though there is a wide variety of financial aid available at the college you should apply as early as possible. You can get started by:

Step 4:

Take any required assessment tests for placement purposes. Click for more information on placement tests.

Step 5:

Meet with an OCC counselor for advising, if necessary. Here are the OCC Counseling addresses and phone numbers.

Step 6:

Register and pay for your classes. Information on specific classes with times, days, location and instructor as well as tuition and fees is available in the schedule of classes. Information, which describes the course content and curriculum of the college, is available in the college catalog.