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About OJC

One of the Finest Community Colleges in the State of Colorado

Otero Junior College is a Hispanic Serving Institution

Founded in 1941, Otero Junior College is located on an attractive 40-acre campus on the southern edge of La Junta, Colorado. Otero Junior College is proud of its reputation as one of the finest community colleges in the State of Colorado. Our students can be found working in many of today's high demand careers, including fast-growing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers. OJC is an accredited Hispanic Serving Institution and provides cutting edge education that offers various two-year degrees, transfer degrees in preparation for four-year bachelor degree programs, and workforce ready certificates. 

Current OJC Online Catalog

View the most current OJC Catalog online which provides current and prospective students with a complete list of programs and the courses required to complete specific academic programs.

At A Glance

Welcome to OJC at a Glance. Find out about Otero Junior College; learn about our History, take a video tour before your visit to campus, request information or personal tour of the campus. You will learn about our who we are, the Student Center, Accreditation, and our Social Media.

Office of the President

Meet Dr. Timothy Alvarez Otero Junior College President, the Executive Board and Advisory Council.

Staff by Department

A directory to find contact information for OJC faculty and staff.

News and Events

A single source for all the latest news on campus.

Campus Info

Find out about the OJC campus and community of La Junta; maps, driving directions, facilities, campus safety, campus bookstore, community services including the SCORE Center, OJC Dance, and the Koshare Kiva.

Employment at OJC

We strive to provide a professional workplace environment that will attract, employ, and retain a highly qualified, diverse, and enthusiastic workforce. Learn more about employment at OJC.

OJC Facts & Policies

OJC Facts and Policies details the important facts about OJC and lists the policies that serve to ensure the proper operation of the college. All students and staff are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the information at this site including Student Right-to-Know and Academic Policies.

Campus Security & Safety

OJC Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report. All students and staff are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the information at this site including Campus Security, Discrimination, Harassment & Sexual Misconduct. Information about the online Crime Report and Student or Employee Concern forms are found here.

Incident Report Form

Online Concern Form

OJC Publications

Access the publications that keep the students, faculty & staff, and the community up-to-date on college related issues, news, and activities.

Support OJC

The Otero Junior College Foundation is a charitable, non-profit corporation dedicated to raising funds for Otero Junior College. The Foundation partners with donors to support and strengthen the College’s role in serving the educational needs of the community. Learn more about supporting OJC here.