Open houses and spotlight sessions
Don't miss out on your chance to explore one of our campuses during our Open House events. Check out the campus, connect with our community of professors, instructors, students, and staff and find out why OC would be a great fit for your future. Be sure to attend one of our Spotlight sessions to learn about specific programs and study options. Find your campus below for more details.
Apply for any program during the campus Open Houses and the application fee will be waived.
15 first year FAQs
Learn about the top 15 points that parents and students should know about before starting post secondary. Some topics covered include: how to apply for student loans, dual credit and concurrent enrolment options, transferring within B.C., the application process at Okanagan College, understanding post-secondary terminology and processes.
Kelowna Open House & Program Spotlight Sessions
Saturday, Nov. 19, 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Kelowna campus - 1000 KLO Road
Don’t miss the best day to explore OC and the beautiful Kelowna campus (map here). Connect with our community of professors, instructors, students and staff and find out why OC is a great fit for your future.
Join us in these activities
- Program Spotlight Sessions: This is your chance to explore a specific program, connect with professors and instructors, and have a hands-on learning experience. There’s a Program Spotlight Session (or several) for everyone!
- College Fair: Drop in any time to meet over 95 faculty, staff, and even some current students. This is the perfect place to ask questions about programs, how to help finance your education, next steps, and more!
- Campus Tours: Join a current OC student on a guided campus tour. They’ll show you classrooms, where to find student services, the bookstore, places to eat, and other resources.
- Returning to Education: It's okay if it has been a while since you've been in a classroom, we're here to help! Learn about the ins and outs of post-secondary and the supports that are available to help you be successful.
- Apply for FREE: You can also apply for any OC program at the Open House and the application fee will be waived. To expedite this process students are encouraged to come with an Education Planner account already created. To do this go to educationplannerbc.ca.
- Enter to Win: Attend the Open House and enter a draw for a $500 tuition credit.
Join one of our sessions
Stay tuned for more
The series of sessions runs through to April and May. As more sessions are finalized, the schedule will grow -- and could cover off a subject area you are interested in! Sign up for updates and we will contact you when new sessions are added.
Missed a session? Watch the video recording
- Commercial Aviation Diploma - Experience OC Session - Mar. 2021
- Creating Innovative Ideas Using Design Thinking - Experience OC Session - April 2021
- It Knows When You are Sleeping, It Knows When You're Awake - Experience OC Session - May 2021
- Your Most Powerful Marketing Tool - Experience OC Session - April 2021
- Aboriginal Community Support Worker Certificate - Info Session - April 2021
- Advanced GIS Certificate - Info Session - Oct. 2020
- Audio Engineering and Music Production Certificate - Info Session - April 2021
- AutoCAD Skills Certificate Program - Info Session - Sep. 2020
- AutoCAD Skills Certificate Program - Info Session presentation slides - Sep. 2020
- Education Assistant Certificate - Info Session - Aug. 2020
- Education Assistant Certificate - Info Session slides (pdf) - Oct. 2020
- Esthetics and Nail Tech Certificate - Info Session - Mar. 2021
- Landscape Horticulture Certificate - Info Session - April 2021
- Medical Office Assistant - Info Session - Mar. 2021
- Nursing Unit Assistant Certificate - Info Session - Mar. 2021
- PeriAnesthesia & Gastroenterology Nursing Certificates - Info Session - April 2021
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