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Orange County Campus Student Services

OCC LibraryIf you are planning to enroll in a certificate, diploma, or degree program, assistance is available on-site to help you navigate the enrollment steps. For more information about available student services at the Orange County campus, contact the Director, Orange County Student Services at 919-536-7238, ext. 4201.

Career Guidance and Advising

  • Schedule an appointment with an advisor for a one-on-one session to receive assistance with identifying the right career path. Call 919-536-7238, ext. 4227 or 4201.
  • To explore careers or complete a career assessment, visit the Career Center section.
  • Review the Career Planning Guide

Select a Program of Study

View the list of curriculum (credit) programs or read the Program Options brochure.
If you have questions about program requirements, call 919-536-7238 ext. 4227
or 4201.

Complete the Online Enrollment Application

Complete the application online through It will take approximately 20-25 minutes to complete. Within 48 hours, you will receive a Durham Tech student identification number sent to the email address included in your application.

OCC Student Services Office Hours
Monday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.*
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.*
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. –5 p.m.

*The office closes at 5 p.m. when credit classes are not in session.

Sign-up for a New Student Orientation

Students who have completed less than 12 credit hours of college-level course work are
required to attend a ConnectSession. Sign up for a ConnectSession.

ConnectSession available Dates and Times at the Orange County Campus are as follows:

June 26
July 7
July 24
August 4
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
2 – 4 p.m.
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
2 – 4 p.m.

NOTE: Be sure to schedule an appointment to meet with an academic advisor following your ConnectSession. Orange County students should call 919-536-7238, ext. 4227 or 4201 for an appointment.

Submit Official Transcripts for Acceptance and to Meet Prerequisites

Official documents (listed below) should be mailed to the Student Information and Records Office, Wynn Center, room 1203, Durham, NC 27703. Transcripts must be in a sealed envelope. Orange county students may drop off official, sealed, documents at the Orange County Campus.

  • High School graduates: Submit an official high school transcript or you may bring in your original high school diploma to be copied.
  • College graduates: Submit an official transcript (with graduation date.)
  • Attended college but no degree: Submit official high school transcript or high school diploma AND any official college transcripts.

Apply for Financial Aid

Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at Durham Tech’s school code is 005448. You must be admitted into an eligible program in order to receive a financial aid award.
NOTE: Visiting students do not qualify for financial aid.

Prepare for and take the Placement Tests

A Photo ID and Durham Tech student ID number are required to take the placement test. The Orange County Campus Testing Schedule is as follows:

June 19
July 7
July 17
July 24
2 p.m.
4 p.m.
2 p.m.
2 p.m.
August 4
August 7
August 21
4 p.m.
2 p.m.
2 p.m.

Academic Advising

Before you can register for a credit course, you must meet with an academic advisor. Walk-in advising at the Orange County Campus for Fall Semester 2014 will run June 3 – August 8 during the following times:

Tuesdays, 2 – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, 2 – 5:30 p.m.
Fridays, 9 a.m. – noon

Orange County students may also call 919-536-7238, ext. 4227 or 4201 to schedule an appointment.

More information can be found in the Registration section.

View the full list of student services available at Durham Tech.

Need Help? If you require assistance at any point in the enrollment process you can connect with a student services representative. Call 919-536-7238, ext. 4227 or 4201.

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Durham, NC 27703

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