Oakland Community College
Oakland Community College (OCC) is a community college established June 8, 1964 in Oakland County, Michigan. It opened September 1965 with two campuses - Highland Lakes, a renovated hospital in Union Lake, and Auburn Hills, a former Army Nike missile site in Auburn Hills.OCC is the largest of Michigan's community colleges.
In September 1967, the award-winning Orchard Ridge Campus opened. First leased in temporary facilities in Oak Park, the Southeast Campus System expanded through the purchase and remodeling of buildings at a second site in Royal Oak. In 1980, the Oak Park facilities were replaced by a new campus in Southfield. The Royal Oak buildings were replaced by a new campus complex which opened in the fall of 1982
Oakland Community College is a student-centered institution which provides high quality learning opportunities and services for individuals, communities, and organizations on an accessible, affordable basis.