Oakland Community College
 Contact Info:
Phone: 248.232.4342
Fax: 248.232.4349
Office Hours:
 Monday - Thursday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Veteran Benefits

Oakland Community College - Veterans Affairs Office is located in the Administration and Student Services Building (Building B), on the second floor in Room B-227 at the Auburn Hills campus. This location serves the entire OCC community; to assist veterans in utilizing educational benefits as well to support student veterans in the fulfilling of their educational goals at ALL OCC campuses.

OCC offers…

  • Education opportunities in multiple fields including Nursing, Police & Fire Academy, Trades, Culinary Arts, Computer Support and the ability to continue on to a four year institution via transfer agreements.
  • Highly trained academic advisors to guide you during your academic career and help prepare you for your post OCC objectives.
  • Internship and Cooperative Education programs with business, industry and governmental organizations throughout the Detroit metropolitan area and the State of Michigan.
  • Tutoring resources on every campus available at no charge to the student.
  • Flexibility to attend classes at any of the conveniently located campuses throughout Oakland County.

OCC's Six Veterans Chapters

  • Funds are attached to the veteran – not the institution. The Veterans Administration (VA) approves academic programs - most OCC programs are approved for enrollment.

The following are the six veterans' educational benefits plans that OCC participates in.

  1. If you served on active duty AND were discharged before September 10, 2001, choose this plan: Chapter 30.
  2. If you served on active duty after September 10, 2001, choose this plan: Chapter 33.
  3. If you served or are you currently serving as a reservist, choose this plan: Chapter 1606.
  4. If you are a reservist who has served on active duty, choose this plan: Chapter 1607.
  5. If you are the surviving spouse or a dependent of a veteran, choose this plan: Chapter 35.
  6. If you have a service-related disability, choose this plan: Chapter 31.