Read OCC's COVID-19 response.
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.)
Doug Aldridge: Executive Vice President of Academics
Chad Ragsdale: Assistant Academic Dean
Lisa Witte: Director of Academic Operations
Your time at OCC will be marked by excellent Bible teaching, practical ministry training and a caring community.
Online learning delivers the same quality, biblical education and ministry training in flexible eight-week classes.
Our cooperative, dual degree program with Missouri Southern State University lets students earn bachelor's degrees from each school.
The Seth Wilson Library holds nearly 100,000 books and audio-visual materials.
The ARC offers extra academic assistance and special needs accommodations.
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