A community devoted to new service members and their families
About OCS Connect
OCS Connect is the first online portal to provide the nation’s 150,000 new service members and their parents the expert advice and resources needed to effectively plan and prepare for higher education and personal financial success as they navigate their military journey. Resources include forums, tips, and ways to connect with other members of the OCS community across the country. Created by Our Community Salutes and backed by the expertise of three of the largest education providers to military service members and veterans in the U.S. – Southern New Hampshire University, University of Maryland University College and American Public University System – OCS Connect is a dedicated and supportive resource as you undertake your most important goals.
OCS For Parents
OCS Connect provides parents of new service members with the expert advice and resources you need to help your son or daughter plan and prepare for higher education and personal financial success as they navigate their military journey. Find answers to your most important questions and connect with experts as well as other OCS parents who are experiencing the same concerns as you. Read More
OCS For New Service Members
OCS Connect is a place where new service members can get helpful tips and expert advice to help make the most of your military journey and prepare you for success, on whatever path you choose following your service. Connect and share your experiences with other OCS enlistees who know exactly what you’re going through. Read More
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