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Dates subject to change

Jan. 4: (2 p.m.) Residence halls open for Winter Session students
Jan. 5: Payment plan signed or full payment made
Jan. 6-10: Winter Session
Jan. 10: Residence halls open for new students
Jan. 11: (2 p.m.) Last day to add/drop on the portal; residence halls open for returning students
Jan. 13: (8 a.m.) Semester begins; charge for add/drop begins
Jan. 17-18: Ambassadors Weekend (grades 9-12)
Jan. 20: MLK, Jr. Day – no classes – offices closed
Jan. 21: (4:30 p.m.) Last day to register or to add a course; last day for dropping without showing on transcript; last day for 100% refund of fees; last day to change audit status
Jan. 27: (4:30 p.m.) Last day for 90% refund of fees
Feb. 1: Payment #1 due
Feb. 3: (4:30 p.m.) Last day for 75% refund of fees 
Feb. 17-19: Preaching-Teaching Convention
Feb. 24: Last day for 60% refund of fees
Mar. 1: Payment #2 due
Mar. 2: Last day for 25% refund of fees
Mar. 14-22: Spring Break (Residence halls close Mar. 14, 4 p.m.; reopen Mar. 24, 2 p.m.)
Mar. 30: Last day for dropping a course; last day for withdrawing from school
Mar. 30-Aug. 18: Registration open for fall semester
Apr. 1: Payment #3 due; Financial Aid deadline for FAFSA, Institutional & Memorial Grant Application
Apr. 3-4: Women’s Conference
Apr. 10: Good Friday – no classes – offices closed
Apr. 30: (9:30 a.m.) Baccalaureate Service 
May 1: Payment #4 due; last class day
May 4-7: Final exams
May 7: Spring semester closes
May 9: (10 a.m.) Commencement; (4 p.m.) residence halls close
May 15: (9 a.m.) Grades due 
June 1-July 26: Online Summer School
June 14-19: Creative Arts Academy (grades 9-12)
Aug. 3: (9 a.m.) Online Summer School grades due



Doug Aldridge: Executive Vice President of Academics

Chad Ragsdale: Assistant Academic Dean

Lisa Witte: Director of Academic Operations


On Campus

Your time at OCC will be marked by excellent Bible teaching, practical ministry training and a caring community.

On Campus


Online learning delivers the same quality, biblical education and ministry training in flexible eight-week classes.

Online Learning

Dual Degree Program

Our cooperative, dual degree program with Missouri Southern State University lets students earn bachelor's degrees from each school.

Co-Op Program


The Seth Wilson Library holds nearly 100,000 books and audio-visual materials.

Seth Wilson Library

Academic Resource Center

The ARC offers extra academic assistance and special needs accommodations.

OCC Learning Center

Registrar's Office

Transcript request? Contact our registrar, who maintains all academic records.

Contact the Registrar
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