The Connect @ OCC Program: The First-Year Experience

At the Connect @ OCC New Student Sessions you will get to know more about the college, meet fellow students, tour the campus, learn about college resources and meet with an academic advisor to select your class schedule.  Sessions are held every Wednesday for the Fall Semester (May—August 13, 2014) and for the Spring Semester (November—January).  Connect @ OCC sessions last approximately four hours, please plan accordingly.  You can make a reservation for a Connect @ OCC session by using the link below, which takes you to our reservation system.

Click here to sign up for a Connect @ OCC session!  

*Depending on which session you select check in time is as follows: Check in AM 8:30-9:00; PM 1:30 - 2:00; LATE 3:30-4:00.

Time frame for each session    

  • AM Session — 8:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
  • PM Session — 1:30 p.m. — 5:30 p.m.
  • Late Session — 3:30 p.m.—7:00 p.m.

We encourage you to sign up for the earliest session possible, so that you get the courses and schedule that work best for you! Unfortunately, course selections become more limited as we get closer to the start of school.

When you come to Connect @OCC, please bring the following with you  

  • Photo ID (license, passport, etc.)
  • Car registration (if getting a parking permit)
  • Immunizations records (if you have not already submitted them)
  • Transcripts from other colleges you have attended (if relevant)  

Connect @OCC includes a Resource Fair. There will be people available on those days to provide information and answer questions you may have about campus services,   including:  

  • Student Activities
  • Disability Services
  • Tutoring
  • Housing
  • Athletics
  • and many more!  

Parents or other support members and guests are encouraged to come too. We will have a special session just for them! Looking forward to seeing you on Wednesdays!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Student Central at Onondaga Community College at 315-498-2000.

*If you need Financial Aid assistance, please plan a more time.