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Accepted Students

A Message from Our President

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Enrollment Steps

  • Visit our  Financial Aid pages to learn more.
  • Complete the free application for Federal Student Aid as soon as possible to determine eligibility for grants, loans and scholarships! Learn more about the application on our website.

Your transcripts are important! Your high school transcripts will be evaluated to determine if you’re exempt from OCC’s placement test. The Accuplacer and will also be used in determining your financial aid eligibility. If you have attended other colleges, those will used to determine if any of your previous credits transfer.

  • Are you just taking a class or two, or transferring?
    • Visiting and Non-degree students do not need to demonstrate college readiness or have prerequisite courses in order to register at OCC.
    • New Transfer Students can visit the website to learn more about registering and transferring credits.
  • Did you do well in high school, or take the SAT/ PSAT/ACT? See if your GPA or test scores exempt you from the placement exam:
  • Take the ACCUPLACER – find out more about the test and sign up here
    • Visit the Testing website for test prep services or test taking tips.

Pay your balance in full online or in person in the Cashiers Office. You can also use the OCC tuition payment plan or the many other options available to students. Visit the Paying for College page for more information.

  • Students can obtain an OCC ID card at The Hub, Administration Building, floor #1. You will need to be enrolled in classes and bring a photo ID.
  • Books can be purchased at the OCC bookstore, located in the Student Center, or online.

Questions?

Contact the HUB!

HUB@ocean.edu
732-255-0482
x482 from a campus phone
Located in Administration Building #1

Get Involved!

The Student Life Office offers students a variety of ways to get involved on and off campus.

Stop by the Student Life Center, or visit the Student Life pages to learn more.

Enrolling at OCC Checklist for Students:                           

Step 1 - Apply for AdmissionStep 1 - Apply for Admission

Step 1 - Apply for Admission

Apply – Fill out the free OCC application for admissions online

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Step 2 - Apply for Financial AidStep 2 - Apply for Financial Aid

Step 2 - Apply for Financial Aid

Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online

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Step 3 - Submit Immunization FormStep 3 - Submit Immunization Form

Step 3 - Submit Immunization Form

All full time new students under the age of 30 must complete and submit an Immunization Form to the Registration Office prior to enrolling in classes.

Click Learn More to download/print the Immunization Form

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Step 4 - TestingStep 4 - Testing

Step 4 - Testing

Schedule the College Placement Test (Accuplacer) to assess your academic skills in English and Mathematics online today!

View our web page for more information or contact the Testing Center at 732.255.0401.

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STEP 5- Registration & Group AdvisingSTEP 5- Registration & Group Advising

STEP 5- Registration & Group Advising

If this is your first time attending Ocean County College, you may benefit from group advising. Find out more at the Hub.

Have you attended Ocean before or plan to be a Part Time Student (11 credits or less), and need help choosing courses? Meet with an Academic Advisor to discuss degree options and course scheduling. Just stop in the Advising Office, no appointment is necessary. Visit our Advising page for more information about our services and office hours.

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Step 6 - Visiting and Non-Degree StudentsStep 6 - Visiting and Non-Degree Students

Step 6 - Visiting and Non-Degree Students

Visiting and Non-degree students do not need to demonstrate college readiness or have prerequisite courses in order to register at OCC.

Need help? Visit the Hub in the Administration Building Lobby, or contact the Hub at 732 255 0482 or hub@ocean.edu

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STEP 7 – Make Payment ArrangementsSTEP 7 – Make Payment Arrangements

STEP 7 – Make Payment Arrangements

Pay your balance in full online or in person in the Cashiers Office. You can also use the OCC tuition payment plan or the many other options available to students. Visit the Paying for College page for more information.

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STEP 8- Get Ready for Your Close-UpSTEP 8- Get Ready for Your Close-Up

STEP 8- Get Ready for Your Close-Up

Students can obtain an OCC ID card at The Hub, Admin Building, floor #1. You will need to be enrolled in classes and bring a photo ID.

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STEP 9 – Purchase BooksSTEP 9 – Purchase Books

STEP 9 – Purchase Books

Purchase your books at the Toms River campus bookstore or online at the Bookstore’s website.

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Questions? Get In Touch With Us!

The Admissions Office is located in the Administration Building (#1) on the first floor. Email us at occadmissions@ocean.edu or call us at 732.255.0400, Ext. 2960

Our Office Hours:

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday – 8:00 am – 6:00pm
Wednesday – 8:00am – 7:00pm
Friday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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