Visit the ICE News Updates section on our homepage for regular updates on regulatory changes that may affect or interest international students.

COVID-19 Help and Support

The Global Engagement Center and the OCC campus remain closed until further notice, but the GEC team is ready to answer any questions and provide support. Please email us at

Find the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions on the International Student's page, visit our Virtual Front Desk (VFD), or drop by our office on campus. Check the VFD and office schedule below:


Mon, 2 p.m - 5 p.m.
Tue, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wed, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Thu, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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We're back! Visit us on campus during our LIMITED HOURS: 

Mon, Tue, Thu, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Global Engagement Center offers the following services:

  • International Admissions (prospective students)
  • International Student Services (currently enrolled students)
  • Study Abroad
  • IEC at OCC (OCC's new intensive English Language Program)
  • Multicultural Center

Our current location, is a designated building on campus called the "Global Engagement Center" situated near Legacy Hall, the Library, and the construction site of the upcoming Planetarium.

We look forward to serving you, and the nearly 1,300 international students enrolled at OCC!

We look forward to serving you and being part of your academic journey!