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Pirate Involvement Fair

The Pirate Involvement Fair (formerly known as Club Rush & Student Services Fair) is an opportunity for new and returning students to check out the different student club & organizations and learn more about the free programs and services at Orange Coast College. This year, Pirate Involvement Fair will be held virtually during the week of Monday, February 22nd - Friday, February 26th during various times (see time below).

 

To access the Zoom and join us at Pirate Involvement Fair during any of the listed time frames below, please use this link: https://bit.ly/ASOCCEvents. You don't have to stay for the entire time frame and can drop by as your schedule allows to visit clubs/organizations and student services!


This brochure provides a brief summary of the clubs and organizations and student services that will be hosting a virtual booth during Pirate Involvement Fair and offered at OCC.

PIF Spring 2021 Brochure .pdf


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Clubs and Organizations:


4Corners International Ministry 

4Corners International Student Ministry is a student group focused on helping international students succeed at OCC, building friendships and relationships, learning about the Bible, and learning about one another's cultures. Our hope is really to form close friendships and to be a home away from home for anybody who is far from home. Hope you can join us this semester! 


Architecture Club at OCC

The OCC Architecture Club invites students with an interest in architecture, technology, art, and design. We come together weekly to discuss and plan trips and visits. We attend competitions, provide program workshops, and meet professionals in the industry!


Astronomy Club at OCC

We are a club that is dedicated to everything astronomy and science. We love discussing various subjects from STEAM to astronomy and anything else our fellow members would like to discuss.

Christian Students Club at OCC

We are believers in Christ Jesus from various backgrounds who love God and His Word. We have fellowship with one another to pursue  Christ, to spread the gospel, and to grow in God's life. We have a bible reading schedule, bible studies, intercollegiate fellowship, and many more fun activities.

Circle K International

Circle K International is one of the largest school club organizations that focus on fellowship, leadership. and service. Circle K International provides many opportunities for students to lead and serve the community.

Computer Science Club

We are a club targeted at anyone interested in coding. Whether you have no coding experience or an expert in the field. Computer Science Club is the place for you! We offer anything ranging from coding projects such as connect four to beginning code help. Feel free to join our Discord server for more information (https://discord.gg/KzxjhekJ).


Honors Student Council 

The honors student council acts as the student wing of the honors program. We create new honors courses, provide outreach to inform students about the honors program, attend HPAC meetings, and work to create events and projects that will benefit current and aspiring honors students.

International Student Fellowship

Our club is made for international students who want to practice their English and find new friends while they have the opportunity to know better the American Culture.

Japanese Student Association 

Japanese Student Association at OCC is dedicated to promoting language and cultural exchange.

Mu Delta Rho (MDR) Honor Society 

MDR’s mission is to assist pre-health students to be aware of resources such as conferences, volunteer projects, and internships which will expose them to opportunities of benefit. In addition, MDR will promote scholarship, the development of leadership through elected and appointed positions, and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students interested in future careers in the field of healthcare and closely related studies.


Puente Club

Our club's goal is to provide guidance to students that are on their journey to transferring to a 4-year institution.


Psi Beta Honor Society

Psi Beta, the National Honor Society in Psychology for Community College Students, is a nationally recognized academic honor society. The mission of Psi Beta is to encourage professional development, excellence in scholarship, leadership skills, and participation in research and community service. If interested in Psi Beta, you will be joining a nationally recognized academic honor society, furthering your interest in psychology, and contributing to the community at large.


Speech and Debate Club

Our club helps students enhance their public speaking skills for competition at tournaments as well as for everyday life events.


STEM Club (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) 

The STEM Club's goal is to provide students with hands-on experience via student-led projects that will make them become more competitive when transferring to a four-year university and/or applying to an internship or a job.

Student Government (SGOCC)

Student government is composed of the Student Senate, the Executive Board, Fiscal Affairs Council, Inter-Club Council, the Advocacy Committee, College Life Committee, Volunteer Team, and the Orange and Blue Spirit Crew.

Vietnamese Catholic Student Association

The Vietnamese Catholic Student Association was founded in 1998 by the Vietnamese Clergy Committee, Diocese of Orange. Embracing the mission to shine the World of Life, VCSA members help each other in carrying out Catholic faith, education, and charitable services. The three pillars of the VCSA family are to live out the Catholic faith, to excel in school, and to embrace charitable services. All members know that VCSA depends on its members to carry out these three pillars to further its growth.

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STUDENT SERVICES:


Career Center

The Career Center provides resources and assists students in making informed and educated decisions regarding their career goals, job search, and employment readiness. Students are able to obtain labor market information on specific careers such as current salary, educational requirements, job outlook, job and internship postings from local employers.

Disabled Student Services and Programs

The Orange Coast College Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS) was established in1975 to serve students with documented and/or observable disabilities. OCC's DSPS program provides support services and educational accommodations to students with disabilities so that they can have full and equitable access to the community college experience.

EOPS

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services at OCC?? is a State-funded comprehensive academic counseling program designed to provide additional support to eligible students. Our mission is to enhance each student's success by providing “over and above” services to students with economic and academic barriers to their education. Students in the EOPS program receive the following services: Academic Counseling, Textbook Services, Priority Registration, Limited School Supplies, and More!

Global Engagement Center - Study Abroad and International Student Services

The Global Engagement Center (GEC) offers services and support to all international students from abroad enrolled at OCC. We also offer advising and other services for OCC students interested in studying abroad.

Housing & Residential Education

Housing & Residential Education works in collaboration with The Harbour at OCC to offer on-campus student housing. Learn more about The Harbour, how to live on-campus, financial resources available to residents and leadership opportunities.

Peer Mentoring: Student Equity Program & Pirates' Promise Program: 

The Student Equity Program and Pirates' Promise Program will be hosting an open house to students seeking a future position as a Peer Mentor. Peer Mentors serve first time college students with resources and services to ease their transition to college. Stop by and speak to current Peer Mentors on their role and learn about each programs services.


The Puente Project 

The Puente Project program under the Counseling Department provides first-generation students attending college the knowledge to write sophisticated essays, apply critical thinking in reading and writing, develop personal and academic skills, and become leaders to navigate Orange Coast College for academic success, transfer to a four-year university and earn a bachelor's degree.
Scholars in Puente Project create a community of learners that build a long-life learning experience and
"familia" relationships.

Recycling Center

We're the Recycling Center! Although we're not open for business at the moment, we represent recycling and sustainability initiatives on our campus and in our community. In addition to information about our recycling center and campus sustainability, we'll be putting together ideas of how students can incorporate sustainability into their study-from-home life and other helpful information.


The Student Health Center

The Student Health Center supports the physical, emotional, and social wellbeing of students through accessible, high-quality health services and programs. Students can access medical and mental health services.


The Office of Student Relations and Title IX

The Office of Student Relations and Title IX Office supports a safe, inclusive, and nondiscriminatory educational and working environment and will provide a prompt and equitable response to any report of sexual harassment made to the Title IX Coordinator. The Office also supports the management of the service complaint process and grade grievance process.


The Transfer Center

The Transfer Center will prepare you for a four-year school! The Transfer Center provides resources and information about 4-year programs, including assistance with applications, meeting with admission representatives, hosting workshops/college fairs and transfer-focused counseling.


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Pirate Involvement Fair Schedule:


Students Services Schedule:


MONDAY, FEB. 22ND - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

CAREER CENTER

DISABLED STUDENT SERVICES & PROGRAMS

EOPS

GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT CENTER

HOUSING & RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION


TUESDAY, FEB. 23RD - 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

EOPS
GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT CENTER
PEER MENTORING; STUDENT EQUITY PROGRAM & PIRATES' PROMISE PROGRAM
RECYCLING CENTER
TRANSFER CENTER

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24TH - 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CAREER CENTER
DISABLED STUDENT SERVICES &PROGRAMS
EOPS
GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT CENTER
PUENTE PROJECT PROGRAM

THURSDAY, FEB. 25TH - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

CAREER CENTER
EOPS
GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT CENTER
HOUSING & RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION
STUDENT HEALTH CENTER
STUDENT RELATIONS & TITLE IX

FRIDAY, FEB. 26TH - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

EOPS
GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT CENTER


DROP BY ANYTIME!


Clubs and Organizations Schedule:


MONDAY, FEB. 22ND - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

CIRCLE K INTERNATIONAL
CHRISTIAN STUDENTS AT OCC
HONORS STUDENT COUNCIL
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FELLOWSHIP
MU DELTA RHO HONOR SOCIETY
PSI BETA HONOR SOCIETY
STEM CLUB
STUDENT GOVERNMENT (SGOCC)
VIETNAMESE CATHOLIC STUDENT ASSOCIATION
4CORNERS INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY

TUESDAY, FEB. 23RD - 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

CIRCLE K INTERNATIONAL
CHRISTIAN STUDENTS AT OCC
HONORS STUDENT COUNCIL
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FELLOWSHIP
PSI BETA HONOR SOCIETY
SPEECH AND DEBATE CLUB
STEM CLUB
VIETNAMESE CATHOLIC STUDENT ASSOCIATION
4CORNERS INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24TH - 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

ASTRONOMY CLUB AT OCC
CHRISTIAN STUDENTS AT OCC
CIRCLE K INTERNATIONAL
HONORS STUDENT COUNCIL
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FELLOWSHIP
MU DELTA RHO HONOR SOCIETY
PSI BETA HONOR SOCIETY
PUENTE CLUB
STEM CLUB
VIETNAMESE CATHOLIC STUDENT ASSOCIATION
4CORNERS INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY

THURSDAY, FEB. 25TH - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

ARCHITECTURE CLUB AT OCC
CHRISTIAN STUDENTS AT OCC
CIRCLE K INTERNATIONAL
COMPUTER SCIENCE CLUB
HONORS STUDENT COUNCIL
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FELLOWSHIP
JAPANESE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
MU DELTA RHO HONOR SOCIETY
PSI BETA HONOR SOCIETY
VIETNAMESE CATHOLIC STUDENT ASSOCIATION
4CORNERS INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY

FRIDAY, FEB. 26TH - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

CIRCLE K INTERNATIONAL
CHRISTIAN STUDENTS AT OCC
HONORS STUDENT COUNCIL
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FELLOWSHIP
MU DELTA RHO HONOR SOCIETY
PSI BETA HONOR SOCIETY
STEM CLUB
STUDENT GOVERNMENT (SGOCC)
VIETNAMESE CATHOLIC STUDENT ASSOCIATION
4CORNERS INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY