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OCC Cares

(last updated 9/22/2020 - We will regularly update this page with more information. Please make sure to check OCC's official COVID-19 Student Resource and FAQ page for campus wide updates and resources.)


OCC Cares is an initiative meant to connect students with resources for basic needs to positively impact their well-being and college success. It is our goal to keep our students, staff and the community as safe as possible while providing continued service during this critical time by limiting exposure to the COVID-19 virus. As a result, OCC Cares has trasnitioned online to help our students during these difficult times.


September is Hunger Awareness Month!

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Hunger Awareness Month.pdf


Frequently Asked for COVID-19 Resources


Additional Essential Needs Resources: 

Make the most of the public resources available to you from state and county services:

  • 211OC: Dial or Text 211; OR call (888) 600-4357 toll free

  • Orange County COVID-19 Hotline: A new Orange County hotline is now available for all inquiries related to COVID-19. Call 833-426-6411 or Text OCCOVID19 to 888-777

Upcoming Virtual Events: 

Join us for virtual events hosted by OCC Cares Staff!

  • More information to come soon!

OCC Cares COVID-19 Resource Request Form


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We know that due to COVID-19, many of our students now face heightened financial, physical, emotional, and academic challenges. Orange Coast College cares about our students' success and well-being during these difficult times. We are here to help. 


Please fill out the OCC Cares COVID-19 Resource Request Form - Fall 2020 to request various resources such as textbook support, technology items, and other basic & essential needs support. 


Speak with our OCC Cares Team!


OCC Cares is available to students starting on March 31th via email and phone (714-714-7769). If you would like to chat with a member of the OCC Cares team virtually, please click on the images below!


Open Office Hours

Monday 1PM - 4 PM: Tuan

Tuesday 9AM - 12 PM: Tuan / 4:30PM - 6 PM: Diana

Wednesday 1PM - 4 PM: Allison

Thursday 2PM - 4 PM: Allison

Friday 10AM - 1 PM: Tuan


Tuan Vo Office Hours - Monday 1-4pm; Tuesday 9am-12pm; Friday 10am-1pm

Diana Aguilar Office Hours: Tuesday 4:30pm-6pm


Allison Cuff Office Hours - Weds 1pm-4pm; Thurs 2pm-4pm

OCC Cares Newsletter Archive

June 2020:OCC Cares June E-Newsletter.pdf

July 2020:OCC Cares July E-Newsletter.pdf

August 2020:OCC Cares August E-Newsletter.pdf

September 2020:OCC Cares September E-Newsletter.pdf

October 2020:OCC Cares October E-Newsletter.pdf