The Orange County Campus (OCC) at Durham Tech is a 20-acre campus centrally located in Orange County. The purpose of the campus is to better serve Orange County residents as they pursue their education, workforce training, and lifelong learning. The 40,000-square-foot brick structure, located in the Waterstone Development outside of Hillsborough, holds 22 instructional spaces, including classrooms, computer and science labs, a library, flexible use space, instructional and student support services areas, and faculty and student lounges.
This facility also has many “green” building features, including aluminum light shelves, photovoltaic systems for solar-assisted water heating, rainwater collection and reuse, waterless urinals, and operable window vents in all classroom areas. All of these features contribute to energy efficiency and cost savings.
The campus provides free wireless access. Connect to the account labeled "Durham Tech Students." Enter your ConnectMail account for verification before accessing the system.
Curriculum (credit) programs offered at OCC
Many credit courses are available to current Durham Tech students and visiting students at the Orange County Campus. See the credit schedule web page for the most current schedule of classes, then review the advising and registration information. If you're new to Durham Tech, get started here.
University Transfer Associate in Arts (AA) Degree Program
Interested in quality courses that seamlessly transfer to four-year schools? Our University Transfer Associate in Arts (AA) degree courses are rigorous and comparable to those at the local universities. Plus, you have the advantage of small classes, personal attention, experienced instructors, and the convenience of the Orange County Campus. So start your pursuit of the AA degree at the Orange County Campus today. To learn more about earning the Associate in Arts degree at Durham Tech, visit the University Transfer section.
Health Care Core Pathways
Students who complete the Health Care core curriculum have the option to then complete an Associate Degree Nursing, Clinical Trials Research Associate, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Pharmacy Technology, Practical Nursing, or Nursing Assistant degree or diploma. Students also have the option to complete an AA or AS degree in University Transfer since many of the courses in the Health Care Core Pathway are transferable to four-year colleges.
Small Business Seminars
These seminars are free and are offered in partnership with the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber, the Hillsborough/Orange Chamber, and Chapel Hill SCORE. View the schedule.