Jumpstart Program

Get Ahead This Summer

The OCC Jumpstart Program is a 3-week program designed to help you get ready for college. The program is free if you live in Oakland county, earned a high school diploma and have not previously attended college classes. Enrollment is limited to 60 participants on a first-come, first served basis.

Program Highlights

When: July 10 - July 27 |Classes run Monday - Thursday
Where: Royal Oak Campus 
What: Attend classes geared to help you smoothly transition to college in the fall.

  • ASC1070 College Success Skills (2 credits)
  • CNS 1100 Orientation to College (1 credits)

Sample Schedule

Time  Description
8:00 am - 8:15 am Breakfast provided
8:15 am - 10:45 am ASC 1070: College Success Skills
10:45 am - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am - 12:15 pm CNS 1100: Orientation to College
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch provided
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Resource Hour (counseling/career coaching, Math & English support)

Increase your Academic Skills & Self-Confidence

Attendees who fully participate in the three-week program will receive these benefits:

  • A free chromebook 
  • $300 dollar stipend ($100 per week)
  • A scholarship for fall 2023 semester
  • Transportation assistance available upon request
  • Free breakfast and lunch provided daily 
  • Free tutoring and counseling 

Get Started today

STEP 1:  Complete the program interest form below before the deadline of 5 pm on June 8. Enrollment is limited to 60 participants on a first come, first served basis. Don’t delay and complete your form today. 

STEP 2:  Selected students will be sent a confirmation email – Week of June 12

STEP 3:  Attend the required, online orientation

STEP 4:  Attend and complete the program - Classes begin on Monday, July 10 and conclude on Thursday, July 27

Complete this interest form if you are interested in participating in the program. 

Include the best number to reach you.
School Status as of July 2023*
How do you identify as?
Will you need transportation assistance to participate in the program?*
Have you previously been admitted to OCC