Tuesday, January 9

9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Roquemore Auditorium

This enriching, fun-filled, on-campus event prepares you for a rewarding college experience at OCtech! Take care of “official” business before the first day of class. Here, you will have the chance to meet your program instructors, connect with other students in your major, purchase your textbooks, get your student ID, find your classes and ask questions. Get the scoop on all of the resources and tools we have to help you succeed.

Top 3 reasons to attend Orientation at OCtech

  1. Get all of your questions answered in one place.
  2. Connect with people in your program.
  3. Be ready for your first day of classes!

Orientation 2024 Registration

Orientation will start at 9:00 AM. Presentation and Breakout Sessions should be completed by 1:00 PM.


New Student Checklist

Here’s what you need to do BEFORE your first day of class.

Brightspace/D2L ↗

Check your school email and classes in Brightspace/D2L. Attend a Brightspace/D2L workshop for help if you need it (see below).

Pay Tuition ↗

You can pay using Self-Service or stop by the Cashier’s Desk in Building S. Your financial aid status is also available to view in Self-Service.

Bookstore ↗

Check out our hours, OCtech gear, school supplies and more!

Student ID

Get your student ID made in Student Services in Building S. You must have your picture ID and class schedule to get a student ID.

Parking Permit

Purchase a parking permit if you plan to drive to campus. Permits are $30. See the cashier in Building S to purchase a parking permit.

Campus Map ↗

Find your classes, the Library, OCtech Bookstore, TRiO Student Support Services and more!



Brightspace/D2L is the college’s online learning management system where you’ll go to access your classes and school email. To learn more about navigating Brightspace/D2L, click the button below. Tutors are also available in the Student Success Center (second floor of Building B in the Library) to help you navigate Brightspace/D2L.

Important Student Information

Student Success Center

Student Success Center Logo

Take advantage of free tutoring and get help developing your study skills in the Student Success Center, located in the Library in Building B.

Helpful How-To Videos

First-time User Instructions

Locate Your Unofficial Transcripts

Find Your Student ID Number

Print Your Class Schedule

Register for Classes

Reset Your Self-Service Password

Search for Classes

Log in to Self-Service

Check Your Payments and Balance

See Your Grades

Drop a Class

Find Your Advisor