College & Career Overview

It is our mission that ALL cadets graduate from OMI ready for college, careers, and life, prepared to pursue the future of their choosing. 
Upcoming Events for the 2023-2024 school year include college campus tours, career panels, senior So-Cal trip, Cash for College Financial Aid workshops, college fairs which can be found at the following website (OMI College & Career Resource Hub).  
Fall 2023 Events:
- Military Affairs < University of California, Berkeley UC-Berkeley Field Trip (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine ROTC visit; Q&A, student cadet led tours) September 18th 1-3pm UC Berkeley & ROTC Permission Form.docx - Google Docs
-, September 26th 6-8pm (Burlingame)
- Oakland Unified-College Night 2023 Signup, September 27th, 6-8pm (Oakland Tech)
-, September 26th 6-8pm (Sac State)
- College Information Day at UC Berkeley, October 14th from 9am-1pm, EBC (

California State University guide for college prep

Students at OMI have the ability to take dual (offered within the high school curriculum) or concurrent enrollment through the network of Peralta Colleges.  These classes are FREE and can be registered through Mr. Tim Murray ([email protected]).


115 California Community College Campuses

  • Find a college near you

California College Promise Grant

  • community college grants 


The California Student Aid Commission presentation for the 2022-2023 school year (pdf) along with links for all pertinent financial aid resources (excel) are below.

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services

  • EOPS provides EXTRA academic and financial support at California Public Universities


College Board ~ Big Future Scholarships
Sign up for CalKIDS
  • A new statewide initiative to jumpstart students with $500 towards college tuition.  Additional incentives for foster and/or homeless youth
Sign up for Oakland Promise
  • A city program that provides $100 to resident students towards college tuition.
  • Scholarships ranging from $2,000-$16,000 for high school seniors looking to attend college with March 10th, 2023 deadline

Learn About Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)

  • Locally, UC-Berkeley, University of San Francisco, UC-Davis, and Santa Clara University host Air Force, Army and Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC).  Students can also attend nearby colleges and universities while conducting military training at the host campus. ROTC awards two, three, and four-year tuition scholarships, and career opportunities.  Students can use ROTC scholarships at thousands of institutions across the United States.