Return to Campus

COVID-19

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Okanagan College departments will be open for in-person services as of Aug. 3, 2021.

How to access remote services

Okanagan College has an online system for students to book appointments with support services from the comfort and safety of home. OC Support allows students to book appointments with:

  • Education Advisors
  • Aboriginal Transitions Planners
  • Accessibility Coordinators
  • Co-op and student employment expertise
  • Financial Aid and Awards
  • Librarians with subject expertise providing research consultations 
  • Student Success Centre Coordinators, who provide free tutoring assistance
  • Recruitment Coordinators

Book an appointment online

Services are available in-person, online or by phone or email, as per below:

Students, instructors, staff and community members are welcome to contact their home campus with general inquiries:

  • Central Okanagan (Kelowna): 250-762-5445, ext. 4789
  • South Okanagan-Similkameen (Penticton): 250-492-4305, ext. 3216
  • North Okanagan (Vernon): 250-545-7291
  • Shuswap-Revelstoke (Salmon Arm): 250-832-2126, ext. 8239

The Administration and Registrar’s Offices are open regular business hours. Contact the Registrar's Office in Kelowna for:

  • Admissions (Kelowna)
  • International admissions (all campuses)
  • Registration (Kelowna)
  • Transfer credit
  • Graduation
  • and more

Admissions:

Registration:

Recruitment: chooseoc@okanagan.bc.ca

  • Student Housing is operational. For inquiries, contact housing_klo@okanagan.bc.ca 
  • Bookstores are open for in-person shopping. You can also find Fall 2021 textbook lists, place your orders online and access digital course materials.  
  • Food services: snack and beverage machine options are available at all campuses. Infusions in Kelowna is open for take-out. For students experiencing food insecurity, OC Serves Up will resume the week of Aug. 23 and meals can be requested by emailing ocservesup@ocsu.ca. Stay tuned as third-party food service providers resume operations this fall.  
  • Print Services in Kelowna is open. 

Student Services are here to support you. General inquiries can be sent to studentservices@okanagan.bc.ca or you can call 1-855-909-0282 or 250-862-5451.

Here’s how to contact our departments:

Book an appointment online

The International Education team is here to support you.
Contact:
250-862-5443
1-877-755-2266
inted@okanagan.bc.ca

Book an appointment online

Visit the Library's webpage for details about what is available to students and instructors and how to book a space.

Success Centres are providing academic support to students in-person. Online academic support is available for some subjects.

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.

Have a question about Moodle or Blackboard Collaborate, or other technical questions about online learning? Contact Ed Tech at learningandappliedresearch@okanagan.bc.ca.

OCSU representatives are working remotely as office renovations are completed this fall.

Students are encouraged to email: 

Vernon Students' Association OC representatives are working remotely. Students are encouraged to contact General Manager Eric Reist by cell at 250-306-2891 or email ereist@okanagan.bc.ca. Updates will also be pushed to students who have the VSAOC smartphone app, available for free download on the Apple App Store and the Google Play store.

Online Resources

Master the platforms and tools available with these OC resources to help you with online learning.

Your health

It's important for students to take care of your physical and mental health during these unusual times.

Stay connected

Physically distant, but socially connected. Learn how student life is going virtual at OC, meet new friends and create connections.

Campus and facility access

If you need to access facilities at any of our campuses, or have questions about how to access any services, please contact the Regional Dean office at your campus.

Central Okanagan

Inquiries relating to the Kelowna campus and facilities should be directed to: 250-762-5445, ext. 4789.

South Okanagan-Similkameen

For the Penticton campus, Oliver centre and other facilities, contact 250-492-4305.

North Okanagan

For inquiries at the Vernon campus or other facilities, contact: 250-545-7291.

Shuswap-Revelstoke

For inquiries about the Salmon Arm campus, Revelstoke centre or other facilities, call: 250-832-2126, ext. 8239.