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Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance to Okanagan College!

We are excited to have you join us and begin your post-secondary journey at OC. Take a look at the following steps to complete before the semester begins.

We want to make sure you have a smooth transition to OC and are here if you need us!

International students: Be sure to visit this page for the International orientation if you haven’t already completed it and then come back to complete the virtual OC Student Orientation.

Need support? We're here to help.

Book a virtual appointment with support services from the comfort and safety of home.

Steps for a smooth transition into OC

Access your online tools

myOkanagan is the main portal to access web-based information like student records, course schedule and email. Check your account summary (student records > account) and course schedule (student records > registration) and confirm your class locations if you are in an on campus class. You will also find student email in your myOkanagan account.

Moodle is the College’s online learning platform providing access to online course materials and more.

Need info on logging in to these tools? View the Learning tools and resources section in the Student handbook.

Student COVID-19 safety training and self-declaration

It’s important that we all play our part to keep the OC community safe during the pandemic. In your Moodle, you will find a course called “Student COVID-19 Safety Training - Winter 2021.”

You must complete this course and the COVID-19 self-declaration before coming on campus for the first time.

Online Orientation in Moodle

Visit your Moodle account to find the OC Student Orientation. Complete the general section first to unlock your program-specific session. You will be registered into the course which must be completed before you begin your classes.

Online Smart Start sessions

Check out Smart Start sessions to ensure a smooth and successful transition into College! Find the Smart Start Moodle course here . You will be registered into these optional sessions which cover a variety of topics.

Important dates

Be sure to refer to the important dates schedule to confirm when your classes begin and other important dates such as drop deadlines.

Useful links

Need help with registration? Not sure where to get your Student ID? Useful links and services for students can be found on the Current Student page.

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View all events on the Student Life page

Student health and well-being

Find out about student health and wellness resources available to you while you are a student at OC. 

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Be sure to review the student handbook where you will find important policies such as the Student Code of Conduct. Whether you are studying in person, online, or by distance education, all of the policies relating to student conduct still apply.