Personal & Educational Success Resources

Students at OCC may experience life challenges that impact their ability to succeed in the classroom. Whether it be financial struggles, family and job responsibilities, health needs, or other factors, life challenges can sometimes get in the way of achieving your academic and professional goals. Below are some resources to consider, to find support that allows you to focus more on academic achievement.

Comprehensive Support

Nearly all students can benefit from lower-cost textbooks and technology:

Databases

  • Oakland County - OLHSA website (Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency) 800.482.9250, Offers a wide range of services for immediate and long-term needs
  • United Way 2-1-1 - Call 211, click for Live Chat, email, or search the database.

Community Partners

  • Community Partner Locator - MI-Bridges - Need to enter full address to search.
  • The Pink Fund - Provides financial support to help meet basic needs for breast cancer patients.
  • Where to Turn Guide  provides information, referral and senior services to residents of Southeast Michigan to connect people with human service resources that fit their individual needs.

AH Campus

HL Campus

OR Campus

RO Campus

SF Campus

Community Agencies

Hotlines & Helplines

Contact Information & Service Hours

Counseling main line 248.341.2270

Auburn Hills Campus
2nd Floor B Building
Ask a Counselor @ Auburn Hills 
Fax 248.232.4355

Highland Lakes Campus
2nd Floor of Woodland Hall
Ask a Counselor @ Highland Lakes
Fax: 248.942.3055

Orchard Ridge Campus
1st Floor of M Building
Ask a Counselor @ Orchard Ridge 
Fax: 248.522.3696

Royal Oak Campus 
1st Floor of B Building
Ask a Counselor @ Royal Oak
Fax: 248.246.2455

Southfield Campus
2nd Floor of A Building
Ask a Counselor @ Southfield 
Fax: 248.233.2740

Service Hours

  • Monday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm (Onsite & Virtual Services)
  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:30am - 7pm (Onsite & Virtual Services)
  • Saturday (see dates below): 8:30am - 12:30pm (Virtual Services Only)
    • December 3, 10, 17 (Orchard Ridge & Royal Oak Only)
    • Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, January 3, 4, 5, 12,13,14,15 | 8:30 am - 7 pm (Onsite & Virtual Services)
    • Friday, January 6, 16 | 8:30 am - 5 pm (Onsite & Virtual Services)
    • Saturday, January 7, 17 | 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  (Onsite & Virtual Services)