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OC Incoming Students Take Flight

New Student Orientation for Students & Parents

Don’t miss OC’s one-day new student and parent orientation program.  Remember, students must be admitted (submit your ACT or SAT score and high school transcript) and submit the $250 enrollment deposit to register for Take Flight and Earn Your Wings. 

Parents are invited and encouraged to join their students for a Take Flight session!  

Summer Orientation Sessions (Full Program)

*Attendance is only required at one session

Session Dates | May 3 OR June 21

Time | 9AM - 2:30PM

Location | Gaylord University Center

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*Students will need the email address and password used when applying for admission, paying the enrollment deposit, etc. Remember, before you can register for Take Flight and Earn Your Wings, you must first pay your enrollment deposit of $250. 

The schedule for May and June sessions includes:

9:00

Welcome (Gaylord University Center, South Entrance. Click here for campus map; see number 23 and adjacent parking options)

9:50-12:10

Breakout sessions, including: Meet Your Academic Department, Meet the Dean,  and Information Forum

12:15 p.m.

Lunch

1:00

Student/Parent Orientation

2:00

Prayer of Blessing

2:30-4

Open house (all campus offices and residence halls)

Summer Session Orientation (Abbreviated) 

For those unable to the May or June events, choose a come and go, abbreviated program to accomplish the most essential pre-OC tasks.

Session Dates | July 19

Time | 10AM - 1PM

Location | Gaylord University Center

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The schedule for the July session is a come and go expo that includes:

10am-1pm

July Information Forum

Gaylord University Center (enter from the south and make your way to the north end of the building by the campus bookstore)

Come and go information forum for incoming students to “take care of business” and confirm fall course selection, change and update course schedules, finalize financial aid and payment plans, register their cars on campus, take their student ID photo, see the residence halls, and more.

Winter Session Orientation (Abbreviated) 

Session Dates | Friday, January 4th

Time | 10AM - 1PM

Location | The Brew

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The schedule for the January session is a come and go expo that includes:

10am-1pm

January Information Forum

January's Take Flight will be held at The Brew, OC's Coffee Shop, located on the second floor of the library. It is a come and go information forum for incoming students to “take care of business” and confirm spring course selection, change and update course schedules, finalize financial aid and payment plans, register cars on campus, get their student ID and photo taken, and check into housing.

Check into housing from 10 - 1

There will be free Brew coffee and lunch is provided from 11:45 - 1.