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Fall 2020
Dates subject to change.

Aug. 1: Payment plan signed or full fall payment made
Aug. 14: Residence halls open for new students
Aug. 15: Residence halls open for returning students (11 a.m.)
Aug. 16: Last day to add/drop on portal
Aug. 17: Semester begins; online fall Module 1 begins; charge for add/drop begins
Aug. 18/20: Convocation (9:30 a.m.); closed to the public
Aug. 18: Ministry Expo—CANCELED
Aug. 22: blOCC Party for all students and personnel (5 p.m.)*
Aug. 23: Last day for 100% refund of fees (Mod 1 online)
Aug. 24: Last day to register or to add a course; last day for dropping without showing on transcript; last day for 100% refund of fees (residential); last day to change audit status (4:30 p.m.)
Aug. 30: Last day for 75% refund of fees (Mod 1 online)
Aug. 31: Last day for 90% refund of fees (residential) (4:30 p.m.)
Sept. 1: Payment #1 due
Sept. 5: 2020 Commencement (10 a.m.) (Closed to the public)
Sept. 6: Last day for 50% refund of fees (Mod 1 online)
Sept. 7: Labor Day—no classes—offices closed
Sept. 8: Last day for 75% refund of fees (residential) (4:30 p.m.)
Sept. 20: Last day to drop a course (Mod 1 online)
Sept. 25-26: Getaway (grades 6-8)—CANCELED
Sept. 28: Last day for 60% refund of fees (residential) (4:30 p.m.)
Oct. 1: Payment #2 due
Oct. 5: Last day for 25% refund of fees (residential) (4:30 p.m.)
Oct. 12: Online fall Module 2 classes begin
Oct. 12-13: Fall Break—CANCELED Classes will remain in session on Oct. 12-13
Oct. 18: Last day for 100% refund of fees (Mod 2 online)
Oct. 19: Online fall Module 1 grades due
Oct. 25: Last day for 75% refund of fees (Mod 2 online)
Oct. 26: Last day for dropping a course (residential); last day for withdrawing from school (4:30 p.m.)
Oct. 26-Jan. 18, 2021: Registration open for spring semester*
Oct. 27-28: Global Awareness Week
Nov. 1: Payment #3 due; last day for 50% refund of fees (Mod 2 online); I&M Grant spring application deadline
Nov. 6-7: The Event (grades 9-12)—POSTPONED till Mar. 19-20, 2021
Nov. 15: Last day to drop a course (Mod 2 online)
Nov. 19-22: International Conference on Missions (Indianapolis, IN)
Nov. 21-29: Thanksgiving Break; residence halls close Nov. 21 for the fall semester (10 a.m.)
Nov. 30-Dec. 4: Remote classes
Dec. 1: Payment #4 due
Dec. 3-6: Christmas musical—CANCELED
Dec. 4: Last class day
Dec. 7-10: Final exams (remote)
Dec. 10: Fall semester closes
Dec. 11-Jan. 18, 2021: Christmas Break
Dec. 14: Online fall Module 2 grades due
Dec. 15: Grades due (9 a.m.)

Download 2020-2021 calendar here.



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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