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Transient/Summer Student Admissions

If you are looking for a class or two that will transfer back to the college you currently attend, you’re in the right place.  Here’s what you need to do:

 1. Apply for Admission – we’ve made it easy for you and there's no application fee!

Apply online, download application and mail it, or visit our campus and see an admissions counselor.

2. Get Your Transient Approval Form.

Your advisor at the college you currently attend will help you decide which OCtech courses are best for you and help you complete your Transient Approval Form.  Once you have it, send it to OCtech:
  • Fax: 803-535-1368  Attn: Admissions Office 
  • Email PDF to
  • Mail: Admissions Office
           Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
           3250 St. Matthews Road
           Orangeburg, SC 29118

3. Register for Classes – we’ll handle this for you! 

Once we receive your Transient Approval Form and Admissions Application, we will contact you to register you for classes – easy as that.  (Make sure we have your current contact information!)

4. Tuition
  • In-County tuition is $155.00 per credit hour. 
  • Out-of-County tuition is $193.00 per credit hour.
  • Out-of-State tuition is $267.00 per credit hour.

A $25 Registration fee is also assessed to all new and current students each term. 

You can pay your tuition online here! 

 Save by taking two classes!

Typical cost of ONE course (3 credit hours) = $475                               

       Typical cost of TWO courses (6 credit hours) = $355           
      with Lottery Tuition Assistance

To be eligible for Lottery Tuition Assistance, students must take at least six credit hours per term.

If you did not receive the LIFE scholarship or Palmetto Fellows scholarship at your home institution this past academic year, you may be eligible for South Carolina Lottery Tuition Assistance to assist in paying a portion of your tuition.  Please complete the Lottery Tuition Waiver form by filling out the top portion and checking “I am not enrolled in a program that is eligible for Title IV federal aid.” Once you have this form completed and have registered for your classes, fax it to the financial aid office at 803-535-1368.

5. Take your grades with you!

Complete an OCtech Transcript Release Form and we will make sure your grades get back to your home college. 

Call 803-535-1234 or email  

  You can download all of your OCtech Transient Admission forms here: 
Transient Student Package