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.
Spring 2024 Events:
- February 1st (Incoming Freshman Grizzly Night, Course Information and Advising Session; 4-6pm)
- February 12th (Senior College Trip - Sacramento State; 1-4pm)
- February 15th (Senior College Trip - CSU East Bay; 1-4pm)
- February 17th (Black College Expo - Oakland Marriott; 10am-5pm)
- March 1st (Senior College Trip - San Jose State; 1-4pm)
- March 8th (Oakland Promise Scholarship Deadline; My Applications - Oakland Promise Application Portal)
- April 1st (FAFSA and California Dream Act Deadline; Home | Federal Student Aid)
- April 17th (Oakland A's Career & College Fair)
- May 1st (Senior Decision Day - OMI; 12:30-1pm)
- May 10th (Grad Bash, Southern California)
California Student Aid Commission Financial Aid presentations, Scholarship Lists and resources from OUSD are also provided 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.


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