Campus Life Menu
OCC students completed over 5,790 christian service hours last semester.
Health and Wholeness
The Life and Ministry Preparation Center (LAMP) disciples and mentors students in one-on-one, small group, and seminar contexts. Directors Randy and Julie Gariss equip students with greater personal wholeness and relational health for a lifetime of effective ministry. For more information, contact Randy or Julie Gariss.
OCC also offers confidential pastoral counseling services to all current OCC students. For counseling needs beyond the scope of pastoral counseling, clinical counseling may be arranged with a professional counselor. To make an appointment with a counselor, contact Andy Storms.
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Each week, OCC students come together for mentoring groups and life groups. Led by Ministry Center Director Kevin Greer, these small groups are facilitated by OCC staff, faculty, and upperclassmen. Weekly meetings offer students Christian accountability, community, friendship, and fun.
OCC Health Services facilitates and promotes health and wellness of Ozark Christian College students.
Health Services provides healthcare advice 7 days a week via email at [email protected]. The Richardson Health Center is located below the OCC Bookstore and offers COVID, strep, and urine testing, first aid, medications for minor illness, and treatment for minor orthopedic issues. Students who need further treatment are referred to a local emergency department, urgent care, or primary care provider.
Health Services is coordinated by Molly Shifferd, RN, NP. Health Center visits are available by appointment only. Contact Molly Shifferd at [email protected] for healthcare advice or to schedule an appointment.
OCC provides several on-campus job opportunities for students. Working on campus saves time and money and lets students work around their class schedules in a Christian environment.Learn More