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Dates subject to change

Aug. 16: Residence halls open for new students
Aug. 17: (11 a.m.) Residence halls open for returning students
Aug. 18: Last day to add/drop on the portal; (6 p.m.) Convocation Banquet and Service
Aug. 19: Semester begins; charge for add/drops begins
Aug. 20: (4-6:30 p.m.) Ministry Expo
Aug. 24: (5 p.m.) blOCC Party
Aug. 26: Last day to register or add a course; last day for dropping without showing on transcript; (4:30 p.m.) last day for 100% refund of fees
Sept. 2: Labor Day – no classes – offices closed
Sept. 3: (4:30 p.m.) Last day for 90% refund of fees
Sept. 9: (4:30 p.m.) Last day for 75% refund of fees
Sept. 27-28: Getaway (grades 6-8)
Sept. 30: (4:30 p.m.) Last day for 60% refund of fees; last day to change to audit status
Oct. 7: (4:30 p.m.) Last day for 25% refund of fees
Oct. 7-9: Global Awareness Week
Oct. 14-15: Fall Break – no classes – offices closed
Oct. 16: (9 a.m.) Mid-term grades due
Oct. 28, 2019-Jan. 13, 2020: Registration open for spring semester*
Oct. 28: (4:30 p.m.) Last day for dropping a course; last day for withdrawing from school
Nov. 1: Institutional & Memorial Grant application deadline for spring (must also have FAFSA in to be considered for I&M Grant)
Nov. 1-2: The Event (grades 9-12)
Nov. 14-17: International Conference on Missions (Kansas City, MO)
Nov. 23-Dec. 1: Thanksgiving Break (Residence halls close Sat., Nov. 23, 10 a.m.; reopen Sat., Nov. 30, 2 p.m.)
Dec. 5-Dec. 8: Christmas musical
Dec. 6: Last class day
Dec. 9-12: Final exams
Dec. 12: Fall semester closes; residence halls close Fri., Dec. 13, 10 a.m.)
Dec. 13, 2019-Jan. 12, 2020: Christmas Break
Dec. 17: (9 a.m.) 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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