Student Essentials

Student Essentials

Essential Dates

Sep. 17  Auditions for Fall Theatre Production
Sep. 18  Culinary Orientation
Sep. 18  Respiratory Therapy Info Session
Sep. 19  Radiologic Tech Info Session
Sep. 24  Highland Lakes Welcome Back Picnic & Resource Fair
Sep. 25  Southfield Welcome Back Picnic & Resource Fair
Sep. 25  Royal Oak Welcome Back Picninc
Sep. 26  Auburn Hills Welcome Back Picnic & Resource Fair
Sep. 27  Orchard Ridge Welcome Back Picnic & Resource Fair
Oct. 4     Women's Volleyball Home Game
Oct. 6     Admissions Open House
Oct. 10  Diagnostic Medical Sonography Info Session
Oct. 11  Dental Hygiene Info Session


Get Involved and Boost Your Potential

Studies show that students who are engaged in extra-curricular activities have a greater opportunity for networking, career growth and leadership development. With school, work and other commitments pressing on our time, why get involved now?

Four Keys to Success from the Academic Support Center

OCC's Academic Success Center (ASC) offers services and resources that can help you improve or, if you're doing exceptionally well, can help you help others and enhance your learning along the way! Here are some proven methods to improve performance.

Five Campus Resources You Need to Know

There are typically two types of college students: those looking to get the most out of their college experience and those that won't look for campus resources until they need them. Either way, Student Essentials has you covered! Here are five FREE resources you need to take advantage of during your Oakland Community College experience.

What are Articulation Agreements?

An articulation agreement creates a clear transfer pathway from an associate degree to a bachelor's degree. Students can use it to plan the next move of your educational journey!  Learn how to use them to jumpstart your academic journey.

Four Tips for Transfer Students

OCC takes great pride in being the number one transfer institution in Michigan. If you are a student considering transferring, the following tips may help you save time and money, especially if done early in the process!