OCC's mission is to guide our students to success that fulfills community needs.

Value Statement

  • ACCESSIBILITY - Provide accessible educational opportunities, programs, and services
  • AFFORDABILITY - Offer affordable educational opportunities
  • DIVERSITY/INCLUSION - Embrace people and ideas that broaden and enrich our community
  • EXCELLENCE - Offer high-quality programs and services
  • RELEVANCE - Offer the most relevant education to our community
  • SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Be socially responsible in our programs, services, and activities

 Vision Statement

  • We will be externally recognized for our academic program excellence.

  • We will be viewed as the premier transfer institution because of the high-quality preparation of our transfer students.

  • We will be recognized as the preeminent provider of community education and workforce training.
  • We will implement a student-focused service model.

  • We will streamline administrative practices to optimize operational effectiveness.

  • We will increase the flexibility, accessibility, and affordability of our academic programs.

  • We will increase our student completion rate.


  • We will have an organizational structure that supports student success.

  • We will have a strong financial position.

  • We will have a minimum of 15 nationally/regionally accredited academic programs/certifications.

  • We will have an accredited virtual campus.