How do I access the research databases from off-campus?

The research databases can be accessed from off-campus by entering a valid OCC login and password when prompted.

To activate your account follow the directions on the "Accessing the College Network" page. If you do not have an OCC login and password you must contact the OCC Helpdesk for assistance. The Helpdesk will require a current OCC ID that has been validated for the current semester. The contact information for the OCC Helpdesk can be found below.

If you experience problems connecting to the research databases from off campus, consult our database troubleshooting guideFor additional help please contact the OCC Helpdesk.  Their contact information is provided below.


Coulter Library

Onondaga Community College

4585 West Seneca Turnpike

Syracuse, NY 13215-4585

Phone: 315-498-2999