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The syllabus is an important document that can help you:

Find specific information

  • Professor's name, office hours and location, phone number, and email address
  • Your professor's preferred way for you to communicate with him/her
  • Course objectives (These are really important)
  • List of reading material and assignments
  • Grading policies, such as class participation points, extra credit, penalties for late work, or missing class, etc.
  • Important dates for assignments, readings, quizzes, tests, projects, etc.
  • OCCC policies
  • Your professor's expectations regarding class behavior and cell phone use

Find course assignments

  • Check it at the beginning of each week for due dates
  • Refer to it for required readings and other assignments
  • Plan your semester by putting due dates in a planner or calendar


Keep a copy of your syllabus!  You will need it if you transfer to another institution and need to show the content that you learned in the courses you took at OCCC. 


Want Additional Information?

The VLC has multiple resources and opportunities available to provide assistance to you.  Virtual Learing Center

Schedule a time today for your personal session.  

In person: The VLC is located inside the Center for Learning & Teaching

                SEM 2G3 (Across from the Math Lab)


Phone:  (405) 682-7838