Frequently Asked Questions about NJ STARS at OCC

The NJ STARS Program is an initiative created by the State of New Jersey that provides New Jersey's highest achieving students with free tuition at their home county college. Funding for the NJ STARS awards is dependent upon State appropriations.

For more information on NJ STARS, visit At Ocean County College, contact Elaine Schardien at 732-255-0400 ext. 2000 or or Anna-Maria Harrison for Financial Aid at