Available Services

Available Services 

In response to COVID-19, Okanagan College has suspended on-campus services, for the health and safety of all. While all offices are physically closed to students and the public, College staff are committed to ensuring students can access services online, by phone or through other means. We are here to help you through this.

Please check this page for up-to-date information about what is open on campus and how to reach different service departments.

 

Access to OC facilities

Reminder: during the COVID-19 pandemic, Okanagan College continues to operate and provide services remotely. Physical access to facilities is restricted in order to ensure social (physical) distancing and for the health and safety of all.

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 (Kelowna): 250-762-5445, ext. 4789

  • South Okanagan-Similkameen (Penticton): 250-492-4305, ext. 3216

  • North Okanagan (Vernon): 250-545-7291, ext. 2206

  • Shuswap-Revelstoke (Salmon Arm): 250-832-2126, ext. 8239

 

Accessing services remotely

Services are available online or by phone 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, ext. 2206
  • Shuswap-Revelstoke (Salmon Arm): 250-832-2126, ext. 8239

The Administration and Registrar’s Offices will continue to provide services online and by email during regular business hours. Contact the Registrar's Office in Kelowna for:

  • Admissions (Kelowna)
  • International admissions (all campuses)
  • Registration (Kelowna)
  • Transfer credit
  • Graduation
  • and more
Click here for Registrar's Office inquiries

Admissions:

Registration:

Recruitment: chooseoc@okanagan.bc.ca

  • Student Housing remains open. Domestic residents who are able to return home are encouraged to do so. International students are being advised that if they are not able to return home they may remain in student housing. For inquiries, contact housing_klo@okanagan.bc.ca
  • Bookstores: Online orders only
  • Food Services at all campuses have been closed.
  • Print Services in Kelowna is closed.

Student Services are here to support you. Please book an appointment to connect with someone by email, phone or videoconference. This will help us meet social distancing guidelines recommended by public health officials. General inquiries can be sent to studentservices@okanagan.bc.ca.

Here’s how to contact our departments:

Okanagan College's Library is offering services during the COVID-19 crisis. Visit Library's webpage for details about what is available to students and instructors.

Learning Centre / Student Success Centres are providing academic support to students remotely. For details, visit your home campus page:

 

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.

The EdTech Department is also hosting student drop-in sessions on Blackboard Collaborate each day at 12 noon and 3 p.m. until April 3. Support with Moodle and Blackboard Collaborate will be available, plus technical questions about online learning. For instructions on how to connect with EdTech, send an email to learningandappliedresearch@okanagan.bc.ca.

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

OCSU representatives will be working remotely. Students are encouraged to email:
Vernon Students' Association OC representatives will be 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.