Vernon Campus

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Welcome to the Vernon Campus

The Vernon campus cares about supporting students through this current crisis. We recommend that all students visit the College's Coronavirus (COVID-19) response page for up-to-date information about available services, frequently asked questions and online resources.

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Below is a quick list of local contacts, to help students readily reach individuals available on the Vernon campus. Note: this is an evolving situation, and this page will be updated when information becomes available. The College highly recommends students visit the main www.okanagan.bc.ca/covid response page for the latest information.

Academic Support

Technology available 

Laptops available for loan through IT Services. Students at the Vernon campus can call ahead (1-866-839-4032) and IT Services can arrange to have hardware made available for you.

Is online learning new to you? OC has an Online Resource Centre for students that reviews the tools available, support services in place and other information. This page is being updated as more resources come online.

Tutoring in the Success Centre 

English tutoring for writing assignments will continue online seven days a week throughout the rest of the semester and exams. Contact Michelle and Mag at englishsuccess@okanagan.bc.ca.

Need help with math or science? Please email Philip Schellenberg at pschellenberg@okanagan.bc.ca

Education Advising

You can still contact an Education Advisor about course planning, admission requirements, university transfer information and graduation requirements. Email educationadvisor@okanagan.bc.ca, and the team will contact you. 

International Students

International students can also contact intedadvisors@okanagan.bc.ca to book an appointment for education advising. Students in Vernon can also contact Cultural Liaison Mia Salmon by emailing msalmon@okanagan.bc.ca.

Aboriginal Services

Aboriginal Services Coordinators are available to support Indigenous students with their academic and cultural needs. Contact the department by sending an email to aboriginal@okanagan.bc.ca

Accessibility Services

The move to alternative delivery methods like online learning may mean you have technology needs. Vernon students can contact Kim Bailey at accessibility@okanagan.bc.ca.

Personal Support

Counselling Services

This is a challenging time, and OC's Counselling Services are here to help. Email counselling@okanagan.bc.ca and provide your student number, campus you are attending, the days and times that you are available, and whether you prefer a telephone or videoconference appointment.  You will receive a response within 1 business day.

Financial Aid and Awards

Students naturally have a lot of questions around the implications of class changes on their student loans. Okanagan College has some frequently asked questions about BC Student Loans. Financial Aid and Awards staff are also here to help. Email the department at financialaid@okanagan.bc.ca to set up an appointment to talk to someone.

General Campus Inquiries

For more information, call the Administration Office.

  • Phone: 250-545-7291
  • Toll free:  1-800-289-8993

Office Hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Vernon Campus

7000 College Way

Vernon, B.C., V1B 2N5