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Academic Pathways group courses into specific “road maps” that lead you through your college journey and into your next chapter – whether that’s transferring to a four-year university, continuing at Olympic College, or starting your career.

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Olympic College is an open-door college and welcomes students from all walks of life. Most students must complete the admissions steps before enrolling in classes. Contact the Welcome Center for one-on-one help every step of the way.

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Student Art Exhibit 2022

Annual Student Art Exhibit

We are showcasing our finest student pieces during the month of January. We invite you to attend the Opening Reception, 5 - 6:30 pm, June 1. The show runs June 1 - June 9. 

OC Opera: A Night of Fairy Tales

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OC Opera: A Night of Fairy Tales

Join us for a double bill of Little Red Riding Hood, and Hansel and Gretel Operas June 9 - 11 in Bldg. 7, William D. Harvey Theatre. Showings are free and everyone is welcomed to attend.

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Vocal Music Showcase June 13

Join us for a Vocal Music Showcase featuring vocal soloists, OC Concert Choir and OC Jazzline. This event is free and all are welcome to attend. 

7:30 pm, June 13, Bldg. 7, William D. Harvey Theater

We Move Mountains

We Move Mountains

Achieve your goals in a welcoming and supportive environment where faculty and staff know you by name and are invested in your success.

Scholarships Awarded Annually

Degrees and certificates awarded each year.

Academic programs to choose from.

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classes to consider this summer

Creative Nonfiction

Tell your story! ENG 271: Creative Nonfiction is now enrolling students for Summer Quarter. Learn to use elements of creative writing to craft a memoir or personal essay.

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communication studies

Learn valuable communications skills in Communication class offerings this summer.

CMST 105: PhotojournalismST& 102: Intro to Mass MediaCMST&220: Public Speaking


classes to consider this summer

welding at shelton campus

Take Welding classes at OC Shelton this summer! Welding technology is a rewarding and high-demand field. Learn skills needed to begin a career in welding, fabrication and blueprint reading.

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Classes to consider this summer

ARt 110: Design 1 and ART 111: design 2

Learn the ins and outs of designing eye-catching digital art in ART 110 and 111.


Attend a new student orientation at 9 am, followed by a group advising session at 10 am, in Bldg. P1

Prepping for finals got you stressed? Attend one of our De-Stress Week events at Olympic College
If you wonder if our Cosmetology program is right for you and/or have questions, this session is for