Students can earn quick credit in intersession and summer classes. Enrollment is already under way, said Associate Registrar Jill Linblad.
Summer intersession begins May 19 and goes through May 30, she said.
Linblad said students can look at class offerings and enroll via the MineOnline portal at mineonline.occc.edu.
The courses are listed along with the times the classes meet, Linblad said, and are identified by an “I,” in the section number.
Linblad said intersession classes are the same price as a typical three-hour class.
She said the classes meet every weekday for about four hours a day and cover subjects that aren’t overly difficult or involved.
“They’re usually general education classes,” Linblad said.
“ … English composition is an example of a class that would be offered in an intersession.”
Linblad said Intro to Computers also is an example of an intersession class that might be offered.
More involved classes would not be on the course list, she said, because additional time is needed for those classes.
For instance, Linblad said, a math or lab science class would not be offered.
“ … There’s just no way you could get all the information you need … . ”
Linblad said she wouldn’t recommend taking more than one intersession class at a time.
“Your life would be crazy if you did more … [because] basically, we’re crunching 16 weeks of information into two weeks,” she said.
The last day to register for an intersession course is May 19, and the last day to withdraw with a full refund is prior to the third class on May 21.
“As long as it’s before the third class, you can withdraw and still receive a refund,” Linblad said.
She said the latest students can withdraw from an intersession course without a refund is May 28.
Linblad said OCCC’s summer classes are eight weeks long and run from June 2 through July 25.
“For summer, the last day to register is June 3,” she said.
Linblad said students can enroll for summer courses by visiting the Academic Advising office or by accessing the Mine Online portal on the OCCC homepage.
Because there are eight weeks in the summer session courses, Linblad said, there’s more variety to choose from.
She said the courses provided in the summer consist of anything from physical science to preparatory math courses. The full list of summer session classes being offered can also be found in the Summer/Fall 2014 class schedule.
Linblad said students who enroll in summer classes have a short window in which to change their minds.
“For the first week, you can withdraw and receive a refund.”
For more information about enrollment, visit www.occc.edu or contact the Academic Advising office at 405-682-7535.
To contact Linblad, call 405-682-7589.