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National Technical Honor Society


Welcome to the

National Technical Honor Society

at Orange Coast College 


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*If you have submitted the General Info form during the current academic year, you do not need to submit it again unless you're reporting changes in contact information or name



Meetings take place on Fridays from 12:30 - 2pm in Technology 222.  All are welcome.


Students with coursework in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), as well as computer science and all career programs are encouraged to join our chapter of this nationally-recognized honor society.  Membership is permanent upon acceptance.  Transcript notation requires a minimum of 20 hours of service to or on behalf of the OCC chapter. 

Academic requirements are:

  • A minimum OCC cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Completion of at least one course from among the STEM fields, computer sciences, or career programs.

Completed applications must be accompanied by a copy of the OCC transcript (unofficial is fine) and a receipt from the OCC Bursar's office for payment* of the one-time membership fee of $85.00. Submit the application, transcript and receipt to:    Garrison Honors Center (next to Global Engagement Center)

Paid membership fees include a chapter t-shirt, official NTHS chapter certificate, diploma seal, lapel pin, graduation tassel, and window decal. 

 ​*EOPS/Guardian Scholars students may submit their applications without payment receipt. The office will take care of processing your paperwork for payment by the service that provides these fees for you. 



Advisor: Robert Castano:     

Garrison Honors Center:   GarrisonHonorsCenter7    OR     714-432-5601





Last updated 10/6/17