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Returning Students


 Welcome back ...  Here's what you need to do to get back into classes:

Apply button Apply for Admission – we’ve made it easy for you and there's no application fee! If you have not attended OCtech in the past 7 years, you will need to test for classes.  You can:
  • Take the COMPASS placement test,  AND/OR
  • Submit official ACT or SAT scores (contact an Admissions Counselor to find out how. 803.535.1234).

    Contact Student Services to prepare for and schedule your test.  Testing hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM.

     Financial Aid button Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at School Code is 006815.) The earlier you complete the financial aid process, the more likely your money will be here on time.  Learn about financial aid opportunities and policies.

    To ensure this process is completed successfully, contact the Financial Aid Office (803.535.1234) 3-5 business days after submitting your FAFSA.

     Advisement button

    Contact Student Services for an appointment to meet with an advisor.  We'll work together to set your education goals so you know just what to expect. 


        register button

    Contact Student Services to register and plan your class schedule.  We'll also get you signed up for your personal OCtech Connect page.





    Student Services Office