Checklist For New Students

Application Steps

Step 1

Step 2

Apply for financial aid - Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at

Step 3

Testing - Schedule the College Placement Test (Accuplacer) to assess your academic skills in English and Mathematics by contacting the Testing Center at 732-255-0401. View our web page for more information.

Step 4

Advising - Meet with an Academic Advisor about degree options, course scheduling and new student orientation. Contact the office at 732-255-0300. Visit our web page for more information.

Step 5

Register for Classes - Complete a registration form listing your choice of classes and submit to the Registration and Records office. Once you are registered for classes, you are an OCC student!

Step 6

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 our web page for more information.

Step 7

Purchase Books - Purchase your books at the Toms River campus bookstore or online on our website.

Welcome to College! Attend your new classes!

If you have any questions, please call the Admissions Office at 732-255-0400 Ext. 2960 or email us at

Thank you for choosing Ocean County College. We look forward to seeing you on campus!