Student Life @ OCC


Student Government Pledge in response to COVID-19

The students of Oakland Community College hereby pledge to wear face masks at all times while on OCC campuses, routinely wash our hands and use hand sanitizer, and practice social distancing in classrooms and on campus. OCC’s student body and Student Government Executive Board are dedicated to preventing the spread of COVID-19 on our campuses and in our communities, and our pledge to follow these measures will help preserve the health and safety of OCC students, faculty, administrators, and their families. More...


Studies show that students who are engaged in extra-curricular activities in college have greater opportunities for networking, career growth, building friendships, enhancing academic and leadership development as well as overall student success!



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If you’re looking to connect your course content with the real world, visit the OCC Student LIFE office to learn how to grow your leadership skills, connect with peers, volunteer in your community, join or start a student organization, or attend speaker events on campus..

OCC recognizes you need to balance complicated schedules that include not only classes, but also jobs, families and a variety of off-campus activities. Learning doesn’t end when you leave class - involved students are successful students in the classroom, on the job, and out in the community.

OCC offers a diverse and thriving community spirit and numerous opportunities for personal and cultural enrichment. There is virtually no limit to how much you can attend before, during, or after class to enhance your overall college learning experience.