How can graduates participate in a Virtual Commencement?
Every graduate is given the opportunity to upload a personal video message. They can
also upload a photo and personal written message. Students who choose not to upload
a video message still get a recognition clip that will appear in the procession with
their name called and their slide.
How will graduates be contacted?
You will be contacted through your OCC email address a few weeks prior to the Virtual
Commencement with instructions on how to up load a message, image, or video.
How do I watch the Virtual Commencement?
Graduates will have a link sent to their OCC email prior to the Virtual Commencement
where they will be able to watch the Ceremony. The ceremony will also be available
on the OCC website after the ceremony to share with family and friends.
How do I confirm my address on file with OCC?
Go to your MYOCC account, select My Profile and there you can see your address on
How do I change my address on file?
The Grad Box will be sent to the address you have on file with the College as of June
30, 2020. If you need to change your address or update your graduation record, fill out this
Student Update Information Request and email the form to email@example.com from your OCC email address.
Can I still order my cap and gown?
Yes - you can order your cap and gown and many other graduation memorabilia online
from the College Bookstore
When will I receive my diploma?
Your diploma will be put into the mail to the address OCC has on file by June 30,
2020, for winter 2020 graduates. Summer 2020 graduates’ diplomas will be mailed out
on October 30, 2020. OCC will not mail your diploma to a forwarding address or to
any student with a financial hold with the college. Please update your address with
Enrollment Services. as noted above.
If I want the experience of walking in a Commencement, can I participate in next year’s
Unfortunately, students graduating in one year are not eligible to participate in
the following year’s Commencement Ceremony.
When will Graduates receive the GRAD BOX?
Grad Boxes are being mailed out starting July 20.