1 FALL 2014 SCHEDULE OF CLASSES August 28 through December 15 Then. Now. Always.
2 TEXTBOOK INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE IN THE ELECTRONIC SCHEDULE OF CLASSES LOCATED AT OCC WEEKEND COLLEGE Visit your counselor. Web Registration (or click Online Services) WEB Registration Begins... Monday, July 7, 2014 Monday - Saturday: 7:00 am - 11:45 pm / Sunday: Noon - 11:45 pm REGISTRATION DETAILS Registration statements are mailed on Mondays each week except when indicated. (They can also be picked up in the Enrollment Services office of any campus.) Registration Statements are NOT mailed after Monday, July 21, Students are responsible for payment in full by the deadline whether or not a registration statement has been received in the mail. Credit card payments can be made via Online Services or at the Campus Business office. Students must pay for their class by the designated payment due date. Students who do not pay by payment due dates may be deregistered. Exceptions apply for students with 3rd party vouchers or financial aid recipients. Payment vouchers or payment authorization letters must be submitted to the Campus Business office by the payment deadline. REGISTRATION DATES 1. PRIORITY REGISTRATION: WHO CAN REGISTER PAYMENT DUE / DEREGISTRATION DATE Campus Service Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm / Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Closed Saturday and Sunday) Web Hours: Monday - Saturday: 7:00 am - 11:45 pm / Sunday: Noon - 11:45 pm July 7 (Mon.) 2014 FALL SEMESTER August 28 December 15 Only students with 30 or more credit hours and a valid active program August 6 (Wed.) Only students with six or more credit July 8 (Tues.) hours and a valid active program 2. OPEN REGISTRATION: Campus Service Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm / Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Closed Saturday and Sunday) Web Hours: Monday - Saturday: 7:00 am - 11:45 pm / Sunday: Noon - 11:45 pm July 9 (Wed.) - August 6 (Wed.) All students August 6 (Wed.) August 7 (Thurs.) - August 24 (Sun.) All students August 24 (Sun.) 3. FINAL REGISTRATION: Campus Service Hours: Monday - Wednesday: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm Web Hours: Monday - Wednesday: 7:00 am - 11:45 pm August 25 (Mon.) - August 27 (Wed.) All students Day of Registration (Deregistration is nightly, August 25 - August 27 web only) 4. DROP/ADD PERIOD: Campus Service Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm / Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Closed September 1) Web Hours: Monday - Saturday: 7:00 am - 11:45 pm / Sunday: Noon - 11:45 pm) August 28 (Thur.) - September 4 (Thur.) Students who have not previously registered may register prior to the first meeting of class Day of Registration (Deregistration is nightly, August 28 - September 4; August 30 - September 1 web only) IMPORTANT DATES: College instruction begins... Thursday, August 28 Labor Day Recess (College closed)... Monday, September 1 Thanksgiving Recess (College closed)... Thursday - Saturday, November 27, 28, 29 College instruction ends... Monday, December 15 Last day for tuition refund... See pp. 7-8 or check class section online Last day to drop a class... See p. 8 or check class section online FINANCIAL AID RECIPIENTS: Dropping courses or completely withdrawing from the College may affect both your current financial aid award and your eligibility for future financial assistance. Course withdrawals made after the 100% refund period may decrease your award and cause you to owe money. Please contact the Financial Assistance and Scholarships Office BEFORE dropping courses to discuss your plans and the potential consequences.
3 CAMPUS DIRECTORIES Local numbers to call the college: FROM Auburn Hills Campus Directory Information...(248) DEPARTMENT BLDG. ROOM PHONE ACCESS... B (248) ASC... G (248) Business Office... B (248) Counseling... B (248) Enrollment Services... B (248) Financial Assistance... B (248) International Student Advisor... B (248) Library... D (248) Placement and Co-op Ed... G (248) Public Safety, Non-Emergency... G (248) Raiders Store... G 1 st Floor...(248) VA Representative (College)... B (248) Testing Center... B (248) Highland Lakes Campus Directory Information... (248) DEPARTMENT BLDG. ROOM PHONE ACCESS...WH (248) ASC...WH 20...(248) Business Office...WH (248) Counseling...WH (248) Enrollment Services...WH (248) Financial Assistance...WH (248) International Student Advisor...WH (248) Library...WH (248) Public Safety, Non-Emergency...RC (248) Raiders Store...WH (248) Testing Center...WH 20...(248) DIAL Auburn Hills/Pontiac... (248) Bloomfield Hills area... (248) Commerce/Waterford/Milford area... (248) Farmington Hills area... (248) Royal Oak area... (248) Holly/Fenton/Flint/Linden area... (810) Southfield area... (248) Orchard Ridge Campus Directory Information... (248) DEPARTMENT BLDG. ROOM PHONE ACCESS...K (248) ASC...K (248) Business Office...M (248) Counseling...M (248) Enrollment Services...M (248) Financial Assistance...M (248) International Student Advisor...M (248) Library...K (248) Public Safety, Non-Emergency...M (248) Raiders Store...J (248) Testing Center...J (248) Royal Oak Campus Directory Information... (248) DEPARTMENT BLDG. ROOM PHONE ACCESS...B 112B... (248) ASC...C (248) Business Office...B (248) Counseling...B (248) Enrollment Services...B (248) Financial Assistance...B (248) International Student Advisor...B (248) Library...C (248) Public Safety, Non-Emergency...B (248) Raiders Store...D (248) Testing Center...A (248) Southfield Campus Directory Information... (248) DEPARTMENT (ONE BLDG. ) ROOM PHONE ACCESS... A (248) ASC... A (248) Business Office... A 206J... (248) Counseling... A (248) Enrollment Services... A (248) Financial Assistance... A (248) Library... A (248) Public Safety, Non-Emergency... A (248) Raiders Store... A (248) For building and campus locations, see maps on pp For more detailed maps, visit our website at 2
4 TABLE OF CONTENTS A B C D E F G I Academic Calendar...4 Accessibility Compliance Center and Educational Support Services (ACCESS)...17 Administrative Withdrawals...8 Admission Information Assessment of Learning Authorization to Release Information Form Biology Proficiency Test (Bookstore, see Raiders Store) Campus Course Offerings Auburn Hills...51 Highland Lakes Online Courses Orchard Ridge Royal Oak Southfield Weekend College...41 Campus Directories... 2 Campus Orientation (New Student) Cancelled Classes...7 Children On-Campus Policies Classroom/Online Courses College Closings... 8 College Right to Change... 8 COMPASS (COMputer-Adaptive Placement Assessment and Support System) Dates Drops and Refunds...7 Registration and Payment...1 Disabled Student Services (ACCESS)...17 Distance Learning Drop/Add Period...1 English As a Second Language Information English Placement (COMPASS) Enrollment Services Office Hours...7 Equal Opportunity Policy...3 F-1 Visa Students FERPA (Notice of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)...17 Financial Assistance and Scholarships...8 General Education Attributes Guest Students from High Schools Guest Students from Other Colleges Incident / Medical Assistance...8 Instruction End Date...7 Instructor Changes...8 L M N O P R S T V W Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund...7 Last Day to Drop a Class... 7 Maps, Campus Mathematics Placement (COMPASS) MCCVLC (Michigan Community College Virtual Learning Collaborative) Mission Statement...3 MTELP (MI Test of English Language Proficiency) N Mark (Non-Attendant)...7 New Students and Those Who Must Re-apply Online Courses Online Course Offerings Orientation (New Student) Payment Dates...1 Payment Information...4 Payment Information, Credit Cards... 5 Phone Directory...2 Placement and Orientation Prerequisites...17 Proof of Residency Raiders Store Information and Hours Refund, Tuition...6 Registration Dates...1 Residency Senior Citizen Tuition Discount...6 Student Conduct...8 Student Responsibilities...8 Telecourses Tuition and Fees...5 Tuition Refunds...6 Veterans Benefits Recipients Vision Statement...3 Waitlisting Waitlisting FAQs Web Registration Dates...1 Web Online Registration...9 Weekend College...41 Vision Oakland Community College puts students first so they reach their highest potential. We are a caring college that values innovation, high quality service, and professionalism at every level. Mission OCC is a student-centered institution which provides high quality learning opportunities and services for individuals, communities, and organizations on an accessible, affordable basis. Equal Opportunity Sexual Harassment Policy Oakland Community College does not discriminate against applicants, employees, or students on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment), age, height, weight, marital status, familial status sexual orientation, Vietnam era veteran status, or disability in its employment practices and/or educational programs or activities. Those concerned about the above should contact the Equal Opportunity Compliance Officer, Oakland Community College, 2480 Opdyke Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI Phone (248)
5 ACADEMIC CALENDAR PAYMENT QUESTIONS Fall Semester 2014 Web Registration... July 7 - August 24 Final Registration... August 25, 26, 27 College Instruction Begins...August 28 Drop/Add...August 28, 29 Labor Day Recess...September 1 Drop/Add... September 2, 3, 4 Thanksgiving Recess... November 27, 28, 29 College Instruction Ends...December 15 Winter Semester 2015 Web Registration...November 3 - January 7 Final Registration... January 8, 9 College Instruction Begins... January 12 Drop/Add... January 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Recess... January 19 Mid-Winter Recess... March 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 College Instruction Ends...May 4 Summer I Semester 2015 Web Registration... March 9 - May 6 Final Registration... May 7, 8 College Instruction Begins... May 11 Drop/Add...May 11, 12, 13 Memorial Day Recess... May 25 College Instruction Ends... July 1 Summer II Semester 2015 Web Registration... March 9 - June 30 Final Registration...July 1,2 College Instruction Begins... July 6 Drop/Add... July 6, 7 Independence Day Recess... July 3 College Instruction Ends...August 25 You are responsible for ensuring that any unwanted classes whether paid for or not have been properly dropped. Failure to do so may result in: An invoice for unpaid tuition and course fees The placement of a financial hold on your account The unwanted class remaining on your academic record/transcript The posting of failing or no-show grades for the unwanted class When do I receive my tuition bill? During the registration period, your registration statement notice is mailed on the Monday after you register or adjust your schedule as indicated on p. 1. You may also pick up your registration statement at any campus Enrollment Services Office. It is your responsibility for payment by the due date, whether or not a registration statement has been received in the mail. During Final Registration and the Drop/Add Period, registration statements are not mailed. You may pay either on campus or by credit card using Online Services when available. Payment is due by the end of the day you register. What if I do not receive my tuition bill or confirmation notice? You may pick up a copy of your registration statement at any campus Enrollment Services Office. Even if you do not receive your registration statement, you are still responsible for meeting payment deadlines. Possible reasons why you might not receive your tuition bill or confirmation notice: Registration statements are not mailed after July 21, If you have moved and have not notified the college of your new address, your registration statement or confirmation notice may be delayed or returned to the college. You may correct your address at any campus Enrollment Services Office with proof of residency (see Table of Contents). If you did not wait to hear if your registration request was confirmed, there may have been a problem, and Web registration may not have been able to process your request. IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING DROP/ADD: If a change in your schedule results in a balance due for a course, that course is subject to deregistration if payment is not received by the due date. (See front inside cover for payment deadlines.) Examples: If you drop a 3-credit class and add a 4-credit class, there will be a balance due for 1 credit. If you exchange one 3-credit class for another 3-credit class and the new class has a course fee, there will be a balance due for the amount of the course fee. If you update your residency to Out-of-District or Out-of-State, there may be a balance due for the difference in tuition rate. 4
6 TUITION AND FEES Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action of the Board of Trustees. In-District Residency...$82.00/credit hr. Out-of-District Residency...$154.00/credit hr. Out-of-State and International Residency...$216.00/credit hr. Residency Verification Needed...$216.00/credit hr. (See p. 14 for residency information) Registration fee (non-refundable)...$25.00 Technology fee (non-refundable)...$10.00 The $10 per semester fee is used to help defray the cost of advances in technology throughout the college. OCC is committed to providing up-to-date technology for its students as pledged in its strategic direction that states: OCC will be a student-centered learning community that employs current technology and anticipates future technological developments to enhance learning and communication. Course fees...varies by course Payment of Tuition and Fees Methods of Payment: Oakland Community College accepts payment for tuition and fees in the form of check, money order, MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express. You may pay immediately following your registration using your credit card or you may pay by mail using the envelope provided with your registration statement. Mail-in payments received after the deadline will be returned to the student at the current address on file. Payments may also be made at the campus Business Office. Payments of cash must be made in person. Students receiving financial assistance must take care of their bills at the campus if their financial assistance does not cover the balance due. High school dual-enrolled and other students whose financial obligations are being met by employers or third party sponsors, MUST submit their paperwork to the college by the payment due date. Payment vouchers, billing authorization letters, and Scholarship/Escrow Account Authorization Forms must be taken to the campus Business Office. Please DO NOT MAIL. Students are responsible for amounts not covered by financial assistance and third party sponsors. It is the student s responsibility to ensure that payment is received in full on or before the payment due date, whether or not a registration statement has been received in the mail. Administrative Fees Students issuing checks not honored by their bank will be assessed a twenty-dollar ($20) fee and be notified of such by mail. Should the student s entire obligation not be fulfilled by the deadline specified in the notification letter, the student will be withdrawn from classes and may not be allowed to re-register for that semester. The student will continue to be responsible for the bad check fee of $20, as well as the non-refundable registration and technology fees. However, if the student fails to resolve the issue before the end of the specified deadline, he or she will be responsible for his or her full tuition amount. Credit Card Payment Information Payment by MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or American Express will be available using Online Services during normal system hours and at the campus Business Offices (see p. 1). Online Services will accept credit card payments during operating times indicated. Online Services will prompt you to enter your credit card number and four-character expiration date. (If these numbers are not entered, your transaction will not be charged to your credit card.) Your balance due will be submitted for credit card approval. You will be immediately advised if your transaction has been approved. (Continued) 5
7 TUITION AND FEE CHART Payment Information (continued) Students paying through Online Services will receive a confirmation notice verifying their payment. Tuition listed below includes the $25.00 non-refundable registration fee and the $10.00 non-refundable technology fee. Course fees are not included in the schedule below.... IN-... OUT-OF... OUT-OF-STATE/..... CREDITS... DISTRICT... DISTRICT...INTERNATIONAL , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Tuition Refund Refunds are made to students only after the student files an official drop from the course during the scheduled refund period (see Table of Contents). Students are entitled to 100% of their tuition and course fees; however, the registration and technology fees are non-refundable. Failure to attend class does not constitute an official drop. Failure to obtain official release may result in failing grades in all subjects and a deprivation of tuition privileges in effect at the time of drop. Refunds are mailed to the student at the current address on file or the student may opt for direct deposit of their refund. Students are responsible for maintaining a current mailing address with the college. Refunds for payments made online or at the campus business office by credit card will be issued back to the credit card account. All other refunds are issued by check or e-check (direct deposit) to the student. For more information about direct deposit refunds, see E-Check Direct Deposit FAQ at : In the event of a drop occasioned by extenuating circumstances such as serious illness or a mandatory work-shift change, a student will be refunded 50% of the tuition ONLY. Documentation indicating that the circumstances of the drop occurred prior to the last two weeks of the semester must be submitted during that session. If the student paid tuition and/or fees entirely out of personal funds and received no financial aid funds, any refund will go directly to the student. Senior Citizen Tuition Discount You must provide proof that you are 60 years of age on or before the first day of classes of the semester for which the discount begins. You must be a U.S. citizen and resident of the State of Michigan to be eligible for the Tuition Discount Program. No retroactive tuition discounts are given. Tuition discounts applied for after the first day of classes will begin the next semester. This 20% discount applies to tuition only. 100% of registration, technology and course fees are the responsibility of the student. To apply for the Senior Citizen Tuition Discount, please visit a campus Enrollment Services Office. Please have your Michigan Driver s License, your Secretary of State Personal Identification, or an official document that verifies your birth date. 6
8 REFUND INFORMATION Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund All drop deadlines can be viewed by clicking on the specific class section in Online Services. Note: The nonrefundable Registration and Technology Fees are assessed when you register. If you drop classes or are dropped from classes for nonpayment, you are still responsible for these fees. 15-week or longer classes...close of 6 th business day from the start of the class * 13-week through 14-week classes...close of 5 th business day from the start of the class * 10-week through 12-week classes...close of 4 th business day from the start of the class * 7-week through 9-week classes...close of 3 rd business day from the start of the class * 4-week through 6-week classes...close of 2 nd business day from the start of the class * 2-week through 3-week classes...close of 1 st business day from the start of the class * 1-week classes...prior to 1 st class meeting * The day a class is scheduled to begin is considered the first business day. A business day is any day that Enrollment Services is scheduled to be open for business. If the last day for 100% refund falls on a Friday, students may drop classes online through Sunday night, remaining eligible for 100% refund. Enrollment Services Office Hours College Enrollment Services, which includes the offices of Admissions, Business, Financial Assistance and Scholarships, Records and Registration observe the following business hours: Monday - Thursday... 8:30 am - 6:00 pm Friday... 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Payments or drops received after the close of business will be processed the next business day. Payments or drops will not be processed if the deadline for receipt has passed at the time of processing. Service requests or payments left with any office other than the processing office will not be considered received until they have reached the appropriate office. Cancelled Classes The college may cancel sections at any time for any reason. In those instances, a 100% refund of applicable tuition and fees for those specific sections will be issued. There is no guarantee that an alternate class may be available. Drop A Course All drop deadlines can be viewed by clicking on the specific class section in Online Services. Students may drop a class or cancel enrollment by web during registration periods. Student-initiated drops may be transacted on the web or in person at any campus once classes begin. Student drops transacted after the refund period will appear as a W mark on the transcript. Student-initiated drops will not be permitted beyond the instructional week indicated in the following table: 15-week class...friday of 12 th week of instruction 14-week class...friday of 11 th week of instruction 13-week class...friday of 10 th week of instruction 12-week class...friday of 9 th week of instruction 11-week class...friday of 8 th week of instruction 10-week class...friday of 7 th week of instruction 9-week class...friday of 6 th week of instruction 8-week class...friday of 5 th week of instruction 7-week class...friday of 4 th week of instruction 6-week class...friday of 3 rd week of instruction 5-week class...friday of 2 nd week of instruction 4-week class...friday of 1 st week of instruction 3-week or less class... No later than end of the business day following the first class meeting N Mark (Non-Attendant) This mark is awarded to students who, though registered, never attended class, did not officially drop, and (if an online or hybrid class) have no gradable work. Marks of N do not satisfy prerequisites and are non-transferable. This mark is not used in the calculation of GPA, but it may affect eligibility for financial aid. Instructors confirm non-attendance by the N Mark Report Date (found in Online Services for each section) and then submit their N marks to the institution. Students who have received an N mark will not be permitted to enter the class, nor will the student be able to drop the class. After the N mark has been submitted, a change of grade will not be accepted for the student. Fall Instruction Ends... December 15,
9 STUDENT FINANCIAL RESOURCES AND SCHOLARSHIPS COLLEGE INFORMATION Application Process Students applying for financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at: The FAFSA covers the fall 2014, winter 2015 and summer 2015 semesters. For current OCC application deadline dates, check the OCC website. All information submitted should be complete and accurate. Once your FAFSA has been received, you should allow 6 to 8 weeks processing time. Satisfactory Academic Progress Federal regulations require a student to make academic progress toward the completion of a degree or certificate when receiving financial assistance. The complete policy is available at Financial Assistance Refund Policy and Enrollment Status Changes Students receiving financial assistance must notify Student Financial Resources and Scholarships immediately when there is a change in enrollment status. If a student never attends class, stops attending class, or officially drops a class, the financial assistance award will be recalculated. Any student who has never attended that course will be reported to the Student Financial Resources and Scholarships Office. Non-attendance will be recorded as an N mark on the student s academic transcript. Students who receive an N mark will have their financial assistance reduced or cancelled. As a result: the student will be responsible for paying back financial aid funds; the student will not be allowed to register for the following semester; the student may be subject to collections and; the student s credit rating may be adversely affected. Students who want to withdraw from a class or classes must complete and submit the official course drop information to Enrollment Services. Verification of enrollment is done at the point of disbursement. Students must have at least six (6) credits to receive student loans. Student loan funds are returned to the Federal government when enrollment is less than six (6) credits. The complete Return of Title IV Federal Aid Policy is available at Administrative Withdrawal The college reserves the right to administratively drop students from courses for which they do not meet the requirements. Eligibility for class attendance includes the removal of unmet obligations (academic and/or financial) to the college and the satisfaction of course prerequisites. Announcement of College Closings To ensure the most effective and quickest way of finding out about a college or campus closing, be sure to enroll in OCC Emergency Alert at In the event of college or campus closings, an announcement will be made through major radio and television stations. Emergency closing of the college or a campus will be announced on the following stations: Radio: WJR-AM (760) and WWJ-AM (950) Television: FOX (Channel 2) WDIV (Channel 4) WXYZ (Channel 7) College Right to Change The college reserves the right to change policies, procedures, programs and fees without notice. Incident / Medical Assistance The college will offer any assistance necessary when responding to incidents or injuries that occur on college property; however, the college will bear no responsibility for the cost of such services which must be billed directly to the recipient. Instructor Changes The college reserves the right to make changes in the Schedule of Classes as circumstances require. Enrollment levels may require that instructors teach different sections than originally scheduled. Student Conduct Students attending Oakland Community College are expected to respect and abide by the laws governing the community in which the college is located as well as the rules, regulations and policies of the college. Students are expected to be familiar with all of the rules and regulations. Student Responsibilities Students are responsible for the prerequisites and/or corequisites of the courses in which they register. Students are also responsible for the coursenotes of the sections in which they register and all information contained within this schedule. College Accreditation/ Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Oakland Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. (800) Fax: (312) South La Salle Street, Suite Chicago, Illinois
10 COLLEGE WEBSITE PROVIDES ONLINE SERVICES The college has added additional capability to its website to provide increased service to students. The site allows you to: Register for, drop and add classes Pay for classes Check final grades Print a copy of your schedule Print a copy of your academic record Search the Schedule of Classes Check your financial records View updates to classes View status of transcript request Make sure to activate your OCC student account OCC student is required for registration. OCC provides student powered by Google. You must have an OCC student account to register for classes. Go to oaklandcc.edu to activate your account. Once you set up your account, you will also have access to all of the Google apps. OCC will increasingly use your student address to send college information to you. You will receive messages about registration, enrollment, student services, student activities, emergencies and class-specific activities. More and more, OCC will use as a primary method of communication with students. This will allow Enrollment Services to send a reminder of the payment due date if you have an outstanding balance, notify you if you are dropped from classes due to non-payment or a failed prerequisite, notify you if a section you are enrolled in is cancelled, send information about the course syllabus, cancelled class meeting, special assignments etc. Registration on the web All students who have an application on file may use the college website to register for classes. To access registration and other services, click on the Online Services link on OCC s homepage, or go directly to onlineservices.oaklandcc.edu. This link will get you to the Main Menu page where you are provided with a tutorial on how to register using the college website. For first-time visitors: Once in the tutorial, read the instructions on how to use this website. There are several links on the page to explain different aspects of the registration process. At any time you can return to Online Services by clicking Close Window at the top of the page. Although you can search the schedule without logging in, to protect your privacy you must log in to the system to access other functions. To log in, click the Log In button in the upper right corner of the Online Services menu. o Enter your user name. In most cases, it is in the form lastname.firstname. If you are unsure of your user name click on the What s my user name link on the student menu. o Next enter your password. When logging in for the first time, your initial password is the lowercase first letter of your first name, the uppercase first letter of your last name, and your 6-digit birth date (FLMMDDYY). o Click the Submit button. o The system will immediately prompt you to change your password. Enter the new password and make a note of it for future access to Online Services. This password must contain 6-9 characters and include at least one upper case letter, one lower case letter and one number. o Click the Submit button. When accepted, you will be at the Online Services main menu. From here click on Online Services for Students link. From the Student Menu page, you can now register by clicking the Register for Sections link. For those who have used the Online Services and have changed their default password: If you forgot your password, click on the What s my password? link. If you remember the password you created during the last registration, click on the Log In button and enter your user name and password. Click the Submit button. You will be at the Main Menu; click on Online Services for Students. From the Student Menu page, click on the Register for sections link. Should you need to review how Online Services works, you can access the tutorial from the Student Menu. What do I need in order to register using Online Services? A computer connected to the internet. Your user name (which can be identified using Online Services). Your password (for first-time users, this is the lowercase first letter of your first name, the uppercase first letter of your last name, and your 6-digit birth date (FLMMDDYY). The current Schedule of Classes, also available on the web. The current OCC Catalog to assist with course information and prerequisites, also available on the web. Reduce first day of registration delays! OCC now provides students with the opportunity to select course sections well ahead of registration day! The shopping cart concept will allow students to pre-select the names of course sections in which they might like to be registered. Then, at registration time, the simple press of a button can get the section registered. Time spent registering can be significantly reduced because of the pre-selection of sections. You are invited to visit OCC Online Services and select Register for Sections to use this service. 9