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Contact Us

(714) 432-5716

Office Hours

Mon to Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat & Sun, Closed

There are two different programs within this department: Credit ESL and Noncredit ELL.

The ESL Credit Program is recommended if you are interested in:

  • meeting the requirement of full-time enrollment
  • completing a degree or certificate at OCC
  • transferring from OCC to a four-year university
  • improving English communication in business and professional life 

For information. Visit Credit ESL and the NEW CURRICULUM.

The ELL Noncredit Program is recommended if you are interested in:

  • better communication with the English-speaking community
  • improving English for US citizenship 
  • helping your children in the American school system
  • preparing for career certificates/college degrees
  • improving English for workplace communication 

For more information, visit Noncredit ELL.

You can also view an ELL Sequence Chart [PDF]