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Announcement and Updates

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).