Personal and Educational Success Resources

Students at OCC may experience life challenges that impact their ability to succeed in the classroom. Whether it be financial struggles, family and job responsibilities, health needs, or other factors, life challenges can sometimes get in the way of achieving your academic and professional goals. Below are some resources to consider, to find support that allows you to focus more on academic achievement.

COMPREHENSIVE SUPPORTS, BASED ON LEVELS OF NEED

Nearly all students can benefit from lower-cost textbooks and technology:
Online databases provide resource searches based on specific needs and location:
  • Oakland County - OLHSA website (Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency) 800.482.9250, Offers a wide range of services for immediate and long-term needs
  • Michigan Works! Resource Locator - A free 54-page publication “Family Resources, Supports and Aid Available in Oakland County.”
  • United Way 2-1-1 - Call 211, click for Live Chat, email, or search the database.
Community partners offer public benefit application assistance (i.e. Food, Housing, Utilities, Child Care, Healthcare).
Community agencies help fill in gaps in need (at state, county, city, and zip code level).

CAMPUS-SPECIFIC RESOURCES (Auburn Hills)

CAMPUS-SPECIFIC RESOURCES (Highland Lakes)

CAMPUS-SPECIFIC RESOURCES (Orchard Ridge)

CAMPUS-SPECIFIC RESOURCES (Royal Oak)

CAMPUS-SPECIFIC RESOURCES (Southfield)