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Announcement and Updates
NOTICE: Financial Aid Workshops are not available the first 3 weeks of the Spring 2015 semester, but will resume February 23. 

This page is intended for general announcements regarding financial aid.  If you need specific information, please visit the main financial aid page.​

If you need a response sooner, below are some resources available to you.
You can check your financial aid status online 24/7 - 

 Financial Aid Office Hours
*General Questions can be answered by the front counter staff during our office hours.
Monday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED


OCC Financial Aid


Disbursement Information

The next scheduled disbursement available online at 

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
Higher One Card
The Higher One MasterCard Debit Card is used for activating a refund preference for Financial Aid Disbursements and/or if you paid your registration fees by cash, check, or in-person credit card transaction and are eligible for a refund. The MasterCard debit card is one option for receiving your financial aid (grants and loans) or refund. If you choose to open a checking account with Higher One (fees may apply-See Fee Schedule), your funds will be directly deposited to your HigherOne account and you will also be able to use the MasterCard you received as a debit card (fees may apply-transactions processed as a swipe and sign do not have a fee). There are other options, which include a direct deposit to your existing checking or savings account or a paper check (mailed to you).