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Returning Students

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

Apply for Admission
If you have not been enrolled in courses at OCtech for 3 or more consecutive semesters, you MUST reapply to the College Office of Admissions. 
  • Apply online Now.  
  • Download an application and mail it to us:
    Admissions Office, OCtech
    3250 St. Matthews Road
    Orangeburg, SC 29118
  • Visit campus and meet with an Admissions Counselor to determine steps necessary to complete the admissions process. 

If you have not attended OCtech in the past 7 years, you may need to retake the Compass Placement Test to complete the admissions process.  To determine your testing needs or to schedule a test, please contact the Office of Admissions or meet with an Admissions Counselor.  SAT or ACT scores may be submitted in place of Compass scores.    

Contact the Office of Admissions (803.535.1224) to prepare for and schedule your test.  Testing hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM.

Financial Aid
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 (803.535.1224) 3-5 business days after submitting your FAFSA.

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

Other Guidelines for Readmission

  • Any student, who has been suspended for academic reasons must refer to the guidelines under the Academic Suspension Policy to re-apply.
  • A student, who has been dismissed for disciplinary reason, may be re-admitted at the discretion of the Vice President of Student Services with the required approval from the College President and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

    Office of Admissions