Welcome to the Oral Communication Center

at the University of Maryland, College Park!

The OCC is back for the Spring 2022 Semester! Make an appointment with us today!


The OCC is here to empower you as a communicator!​

Founded in 2012, the OCC's mission is to offer the University of Maryland community high-quality consulting and training in the art of oral communication, and to conduct research that continually advances best practices in the field. We strive to help our clients become excellent speakers and listeners from planning to practice. 


Our Services:

  • Peer consulting for presentations, speeches, and other modes of oral communication

  • Speech planning and practice assistance

  • Interactive workshops on a variety of relevant communication skills

  • Special events and workshop series

Come find us at: Skinner Building, Room 2117