Use the following resources, provided by OSS Jersey City, New Jersey in order to prepare for the academic rigors of OCS and the fleet.

OCS Knowledge Guide

Use this guide to prepare for academic exams at OCS

Candidate Regulations

Example of the Candidate Regulations handbook, which you will receive and adhere to while at OCS

OSMEAC Skeleton

Blank skeleton for five paragraph orders, useful for training purposes!


Commandant's Reading List

Listed below are the commandant's selections for entry-level officer candidates. This reading is highly recommended during the time that you spend as a candidate, for professional development. To see the other selections by grade level, visit the Marine Corps University Research Library