Empower Yourself—and Your Future—at OCC Open House

It has never been easier for prospective students, their family members and the community to learn how an education from Oakland Community College can empower the future. Call it OCC 101—a one-stop shopping opportunity.

OCC’s Open House will be Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the college’s Auburn Hills campus. Attend workshops, live presentations and demonstrations designed to help prospective students make their decision to choose OCC. Besides an opportunity to learn, the open house is an opportunity to vist the campus for tours and information.

Presentations will include:

  • Parent workshop: Preparing your student for college
  • Student panel: Witness excellence in person
  • Financial aid workshop
  • Academic information tables with faculty and staff including:
    o Art
    o Criminal justice
    o Culinary
    o Diagnostic medical sonography
    o EMS
    o Graphic design
    o Health professions
    o Library technician program
    o Nursing
    o Respiratory therapy
  • Student Services representatives from counseling, financial aid, global education and workforce development
  • Plus, information about transferring your OCC education with representatives from Eastern Michigan University, Northwood University, Oakland University, Walsh College and Wayne State University

To register for the OCC open house, visit oaklandcc.edu/admissions


About OCC
With five campuses in Oakland County, OCC is Michigan’s No. 1 transfer institution, offering nearly 100 degrees and certificates. The College empowers academic and developmental experiences, allowing students to reach their potential and enhance their communities. More than 1 million students have enrolled in the college since it opened in 1965. Learn more at oaklandcc.edu.

Walsh College Offers Open House at Novi Campus

Walsh College will hold an open house for future students interested in pursuing its high-quality, highly valued bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business and information technology from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, November 5, at its Novi campus, 41500 Gardenbrook Rd.

At the open house, future students can:

  • Meet with an advisor. Bring transcripts and receive guidance through the application process. Transfer credits will be evaluated on the spot
  • Learn how to transfer up to 82 credits to complete an undergraduate degree
  • Learn about academic programs, online degrees, financial aid, student organizations, and career services

Register to attend at www.walshcollege.edu/openhouse.

The normal application fee is waived for undergraduate and graduate applications during the event. Registration for the Winter 2016 semester begins Monday, November 23. Scholarships are available for qualified students.

“Our open house advisors can provide the personalized guidance that future students need to plan a Walsh business or information technology undergraduate or graduate program which is geared for academic and career success,” said Heather Rigby, director, Admissions and Academic Advising. “Since its founding in 1922, Walsh College has been a business education leader recognized by students and employers alike.”

For more information, visit www.walshcollege.edu.