OCCC Foundation
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Meaningful, quality education is the key to better employment, financial success and personal satisfaction. The Oregon Coast Community College Foundation Board and staff work closely with the College President and the elected Board of Education to advance educational opportunities by raising funds for college priorities, including student scholarships and new program development.

Make a difference in the lives of our students, invest in the future of our community, and help ensure local access to quality education.



Click here to learn more about the Foundation and additional ways you can support OCCC’s students and programs. 


Community Education

Community Education

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Dancing, scuba, basketweaving and more – in our Community Education lineup, fresh each term!

Oregon Coast Community College offers a wide selection of Community Education classes. Our Community Education classes are affordable and designed to inspire and entertain. Each term, OCCC presents a lively slate of courses on topics ranging from Automobile Maintenance to Zen meditation to Ballroom Dance. Don’t miss out! Click here to jump to the Community Education home page, where you’ll find links to how to choose and register for classes, and how you can find out whether teaching a community education class at OCCC would be a good fit for you.




Small Business Development Center

Counseling for any business owner (or would-be business owner) who requests it. (Register for your free counseling session, here.) The SBDC also delivers compelling, relevant and affordable business education classes open to the public. Classes cover such topics as social media marketing, human resources management, accounting, business law and much more. Learn more about the Oregon Coast SBDC.


Senior Tuition Waiver

OCCC is pleased to offer free tuition for credit courses to Lincoln County residents aged 65 or better. Fees and textbooks are not included. As a senior student taking a course on the waiver program, you are free to participate in the discussions and assignments of the course, but exams are optional. Learn more about the program here.

Invite Waverly to your event!


If you would like to have Waverly make an appearance at your event, please send your request to  Include a description of your event, including where and when, as well as a brief explanation of how this appearance will benefit both your organization and the college.






Room Use

Would you like to present an event or host a meeting at an Oregon Coast Community College facility? Click here to jump to our Room Use policies and room request page.