Applying for college is the first step to a great future.

Your letter details what you need to do right now, so click your next step to get started.

If you haven’t decided on a program yet, spend a few minutes looking over all the choices you have at OCtech.

Explore our programs

You’ve already made the decision to go to college. Now what?

OCtech has a variety of program options to pick from depending on the kind of career you want. If you are undecided or unsure, take a look at some of our program pages to find one that’s right for you.

Applying is easy.

You probably received a paper application in your envelope, but it’s quicker and easier to apply online.

Use the link below to apply now. If you aren’t sure which program you want to apply for, you can always change programs when you meet with your advisor.

Schedule your Accuplacer test

If your letter says you should schedule your Accuplacer test, you can do that here or contact your school counselor.

Once you complete testing, you will be ready to meet with an advisor to register for classes.

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Never taken a Accuplacer?

You can practice here:

Ready to register for classes?

Great! Your next step is to make a plan to graduate!

Academic Advisors do just that. We help you make a plan that sees you through from your first day to graduation day. We don’t tell you what to do, we help you do what YOU want.

Meet with an Advisor

The Advising Center is located in Building S in the Student Services Office:

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Phone: 803.535.1224

You’re all set to go!

Now would be a great time to visit the NEW STUDENT GUIDE page.

You’ll find a lot of practical information about your student accounts, parking, student orientation and more.

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