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Ocean Connect First Time Log-In

Access Ocean Connect from the Ocean County College website by selecting “Ocean Connect” from the “My Ocean” drop-down. Your initial OCC Password is your Student ID number, which can be found on the My Account page of OCC’s online application.

Once you have entered your login information for the first time, you will be forced to reset your password. Passwords will expire every 120 days

Please note, if you are earning college credit through your high school and did not complete an online application, you will receive your Student ID number in the mail.

Self-Service Password Reset

Find instructions on how to register for OCC’s password self-service and to reset your password, along with a list of password requirements on the Change/Reset Password page. The instructions are the same for students and faculty/staff.

Username – Faculty/Staff

For faculty and staff users, your username is your first initial, followed by your last name. Your initial password is your 7-digit ID number.

  • Your initial password is your 7-digit employee ID number.
    • Employee ID number is always 7 digits long, and always starts with a 0.
    • You can also find your Employee ID# by using What’s My OCC Id?

Faculty/Staff Example:
Username: jsmith
Password: 0123456

Still need Help? Call the Faculty/Staff Help Desk at 732-255-0400 x2144

Username – Students

Students can find information about their username on the Student Change/Reset Password page under the “What’s my Username?” tab.

Campus Security Reminder

Remember that if you observe or witness suspicious activity or encounter unusual behavior, comments, postings, etc., you should contact college security at ext. 2200.

Phone Support

​OCC has 24/7 phone support for faculty, staff, and students.

Faculty/Staff Help

All faculty can stop by the Help Desk located in the OIT building during business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except during breaks and holidays.

​​Student Help

Need Help Changing an Ocean Connect passwords?

  • Visit one of the Open Computer labs on campus (Computer labs are currently closed. Visit our COVID page to learn more.)
  • Call 1-844-344-3113, during business hours.
  • After hours off-site Student Help Desk call 1-866-861-1122

Lab Hours & Locations can be found on the Student Help Links page.

Canvas (Online Instruction)

Ocean County College uses the Learning Management System Canvas for online instruction. View our Canvas Orientation.

The Canvas Support Hotline is available to you 24/7 at 1-877-940-0472.

CircleIn (Studying App)

Visit CircleIn’s support page to find video tutorials, blog posts, and FAQs.

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