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Welcome to the Fall Semester!

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Welcome first year, returning, transfer, and visiting students!

It’s that time of year again! The fall semester approaches, and our campus is experiencing the excitement and anticipation that a new academic year brings. As you begin your new academic year, here are some resources around campus to help you succeed throughout the semester.

Fall Semester Activities

Thursday, September 19 — 9:00 am-2:00 pm Club Fair

students at campus fair

The HUB pageA One Stop Express Service designed to assist you.

  • Last minute financial aid questions?
  • Need your student ID card?
  • Have a question about your classes, degree, etc. ?

Office Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:  8:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am-7:00 pm
  • Friday:   8:00 am-5:00 pm
    Administration Building
    Building #1, Lobby

OCC Campus Map

Download a Printer Friendly Version: Campus Map (PDF)

Bookstore Store Hours:

  • Mon 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Tue 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Wed 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Thu 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Fri 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sat CLOSED
  • Sun CLOSED

The Bookstore is located in the Student Center (Building #8)

Purchase Books Using Financial Aid!

  • Ocean County College allows you to purchase books and reasonable supplies in the OCC Bookstore with pending financial aid in excess of your current tuition and fee charges. Bookstore charges are added to your account and deducted from your financial aid awards upon disbursement. If your financial aid awards do not total the bookstore charges, you will be expected to pay the remaining amount at the time of purchase.

Self-Service Password Reset

Ocean County College is making it easier than ever for you to reset your password if you ever forget it.

In order for you to use the Self-Service Password Reset feature, you will first need to register for the service.  You will need to provide your mobile phone number and/or ( email address so we can verify who you are.

How to Register:

To register for Self-Service password resets, please click the following link  and log in to your account. You will be asked to enter and verify a personal email address and/or a phone number to enroll. You will need access to the personal email and/or phone during the registration process. For more detailed instructions please visit the following document (registration documentation).

How to Reset Password:

If you have enrolled for Self-Service password resets and have forgotten your Ocean Connect password you can visit to reset your password. You will need access to either the personal email or phone number you used to enroll, to receive a verification code. Once you have verified the code you will then be able to reset you password. For more detailed instructions please visit the following document (reset documentation).

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 IT building during business hours.

​​Student Help

Need Help Changing an Ocean Connect passwords?

  • Visit one of the Open Computer labs on campus
  • 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 Specific Helpline

This is NOT for password or Ocean specific issues.


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Student Life Office

  • OCC & Kean students are eligible for student discounts to most of the awesome shows at the Grunin Center.
  • Stay connected with OCC Athletics!

Hours of Operation for Fall Semester

Student Center Dining Hall (#8)

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday/Sunday: Closed

Student Center Coffee Shop (#8)

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday/Sunday: Closed

Tutoring Center:

  • How’s your semester going? Did you know that OCC has a tutoring center located in the Instructional Building (#5)? The Tutoring Center provides free and friendly academic support in a wide variety of subjects to supplement your coursework!

The Library:

  • The Library supports the instructional and research needs of the students, faculty, and staff! Supporting a collection that contains over 80,000 books, periodicals, audiovisual materials, and online resources, the Library Staff is always available to acquaint you with the resources and services available to assist you in locating the information you need.

Fall Semester Hours 

(September 4, 2019-December 20, 2019)

  • Monday-Thursday: 7:45am-10:00pm
  • Friday: 7:45am-8:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm

(December 22, 2019-January 21, 2020)

  • Monday-Friday: 7:45am-8:00pm
  • No Saturday Hours

With the following exceptions:

    • Thanksgiving Break: November 28, 2019-November 29, 2019 College Closed
    • Winter Break: December 24, 2019-January 1, 2020 College Closed

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