Welcome to the Okanagan College community
We are excited to have you join us and begin your post-secondary journey at OC. Scroll through the sections below for a complete guide to orientation before the semester begins. We want to make sure you have a smooth transition to OC and are here if you need us!
We know students have questions about the transition to college and what to expect this fall. Jump Start is a great way to learn all about OC, the services and supports available to you, meet staff and other students, and learn about the registration process.
Sessions have already taken place for 2022-23. If you need assistance with choosing your courses or registering, please reach out to the Education Advising team.
Complete by first day of classes
Round out your OC readiness with the Moodle course, OC Ready. This course will introduce you to all the services and supports the College offers.
- Learn about OC
- Familiarize yourself with the services available to you
- Get ready to be an OC student
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.
Be sure to refer to the important dates schedule to confirm when your classes begin and other important dates such as drop deadlines.
Need help with registration? Not sure where to get your Student ID? Useful links and services for students can be found on the Current Students page.
Campus welcome activities
Need support? We're here to help.
Start a chat session with one of our team members, come in person, or book a virtual appointment from the comfort and safety of home.
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.