A Visiting Student is one who is currently enrolled at another institution with no plans of earning a degree or certificate from Ocean County College. A Visiting Student must provide a current valid school ID card or unofficial transcripts from his/her current college/university (Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org).
- A Visiting Student accepts responsibility for meeting course pre-requisites and transferability.
- A Visiting Student cannot simultaneously take two courses for which one is the pre-requisite of the other without approval from the school Dean.
- There is no financial aid available from Ocean County College for Visiting Students. Financial aid from your home institution may transfer to Ocean. Please consult with your home institution’s Financial Aid Office.
A Non-Degree Student is one who has not matriculated in a specific degree or certificate curriculum. It is the student’s responsibility to file a Change of Curriculum form with the Registration and Records Office once a specific degree or certificate program is chosen. A Non-Degree Student accepts responsibility for meeting course pre-requisites. A Non-Degree Student cannot simultaneously take two courses for which one is the pre-requisite of the other without approval from the school Dean.
After you’ve completed your courses, you can transfer your credits by sending an Official Transcript to the college of your choosing. Simply go to our Transcripts Request page and fill out the information requested. Your transcripts can be mailed or electronically sent.
Registering for Classes
Visiting and Non-degree students can register on their own through Student Planning. These instructions will help you register, log into Ocean Connect, and find your Student ID.
Please Note: Non-degree students do not need to meet prerequisite requirements.