Oakland Community College
Progress Through Knowledge
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The Office of Institutional Research (IR) provides a wide range of internal and external services for Oakland Community College (OCC). The IR Office employs qualitative and quantitative methodologies using primary or secondary data in the collection and analysis of information. The principal objective of the IR Office is to support OCC in its decision-making process.


The IR Office is a college-wide administrative unit reporting to the Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness:

Oakland Community College’s Office of Institutional Research provides and maintains valid and reliable data for internal and external reporting, to ultimately support the goals and purposes of the College.

Research conducted by the IR Office typically falls under one of the following categories:

Enrollment Analysis
Institutional Effectiveness
External State and Federal Reporting
Program Evaluation
Needs Assessment
Labor Market Analysis
Competitor Analysis
Environmental Scanning
Outcomes Assessment
Geographic Analysis
Focus Groups

Where to Find Our Office:

Listed below is the address of the Office of Institutional Research:

Auburn Hills (AH) / M-TEC:
Oakland Community College
Office of Institutional Research
M-TEC Building
2900 Featherstone Road
Auburn Hills, MI 48326



Take M-59 east to Squirrel Road - North. Turn left into Auburn Hills Campus / M-TEC entrance.

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If you are interested in requesting data from Institutional Research for planning and decision-making processes, please contact:

Marty Orlowski
Executive Director of Curriculum and Student Learning
Phone: 248.522.3880 
E-mail: maorlows@oaklandcc.edu
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