ADVISING AND TRANSFER SERVICES
The mission of the Advising and Transfer Services Office is to assist students in accomplishing their academic, career, and lifelong learning goals. Advisors assist students with understanding their degree requirements, developing an academic plan, and preparing for successful transfer or employment.
In order to meet the needs of all students, advisors are available to assist students in multiple ways.
Walk-In Advising: Students can meet with an Advisor on a first come, first served basis. Advising and Transfer Services is located in Building #9 during the following hours:
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.*
Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.*
Fridays, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.*
*Students are encouraged to arrive at least an hour prior to closing to ensure the Advisors have sufficient time to assist you.
Appointments: Students can make both remote (via Web-Ex) and in-person advising appointments. For more information, please visit our advising appointments page.
By Email: Students can email Advising at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our inbox is monitored daily!
By Phone: The Hub can help students connect with an advisor at 732-255-0482.
Academic Advisors assist students with choosing a degree and major that align with their plans for transfer and employment. Students are encouraged to use Student Planning to review and customize their academic plan, keep track of degree requirements, and register for classes.
Successful transfer from OCC requires planning. The Academic Advising staff can help students access information on two- and four-year colleges/universities and plan courses to parallel the first two years at the four-year institution where they plan to transfer. Students interested in transferring should meet with an advisor early in their career with OCC. For more information, view a tutorial on how to use NJ Transfer.
OCC provides students a wealth of academic and campus resources. In Advising and Transfer Services, we work to connect students with appropriate campus resources, helping you access all the benefits OCC offers.