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FAQs - Alumni

Will my degree from OCAC still be considered valuable?
Yes, your degree from OCAC is still a valid degree with full regional accreditation. 

Are my credits considered regionally accredited, even if the college is closed?
Yes.

How do I obtain official transcripts NOW—before the college’s closure?
The current process to request transcripts has not changed. Alumni can order official transcripts online. Instructions for ordering transcripts are posted HERE (ocac.edu/transcripts) and below.

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS
OCAC has partnered with Parchment to order and send your transcripts securely. Starting 2/8/2019, OCAC has eliminated the fee for your first five transcripts. You will be charged only for shipping (free for electronic delivery; $2.50 for standard domestic delivery.) The cost for additional transcripts is $3 plus shipping. Processing may take up to five working days. Please be aware that your accounts with the university must be paid in full for transcripts to be released. Official transcripts may be ordered online HERE: Request Official Transcript.

What will happen to my academic records after closure?  
OCAC intends to preserve academic records and make them accessible after closure. We are working to transfer records to a custodial institution. More details will be provided as soon as they are available.

How do I obtain official transcripts AFTER the college closes?
OCAC is working to make official transcripts and other information available through a custodial institution. We will provide more details as soon as we are able. 

What will happen to the OCAC campus after the college closes?
As part of the closure process, OCAC is required to consult the Oregon Attorney General's Office regarding the disposition of all assets OCAC has retained a commercial real estate broker to assist with the sale of the campus and will release information as appropriate.

What will happen to all of OCAC's assets? Can I ask for, or purchase, a specific item?
As part of the closure process, OCAC is required to consult the Office of Oregon’s Attorney General regarding the transfer of all assets.  

What will happen to OCAC's permanent collections?
As part of the closure process, OCAC is required to consult the Oregon Attorney General's Office regarding various decisions about the college’s assets

Important Note: For the most accurate, up-to-date information about the closure, please see ocac.edu where we will be sending pertinent communication