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OU Outreach - Transforming Lives

OU Outreach is committed to the lifelong learner.

Whether you are seeking or wanting to complete a degree, needing professional development training, exploring youth camps for your children or grandchildren, or looking for other enriching learning opportunities, you will discover an array of exciting educational programs.

Young and inquiring minds

OU Outreach’s youth programs offer learning opportunities throughout the year for children and teens in grades 1-12.

Whether it’s flying high in Sooner Flight Academy, prepping for the ACT, learning math and science in summer camp, or tackling world issues in Model UN, youth programs has something for every young, inquiring mind.

Explore Youth Programs

Expand your educational opportunities

OU Outreach enables working adults and students to earn course credits, degrees and invest in non-credit certifications regardless of their busy lifestyles.

100% Online or one of OU's Worldwide Locations

Named as one of the nation's Best Colleges for Veterans in 2014, OU Outreach offers a variety of independent study, online courses, degree programs and military-site locations to our service members, no matter where they are serving across the world.

Military Programs

Enhance your professional knowledge

Professionals — whether in business, education, or other fields—need skills training that will help them stay current in their positions, advance in their careers, or equip them for new jobs. OU Outreach offers diverse professional development opportunities that will help you succeed.

Professional Development Programs

Grants & Partnership Development

A significant part of OU Outreach are the many grant and contract partnerships held with federal, state, regional, and local entities. These affiliations address broad social, professional, and educational concerns. We work with agencies and organizations of all sizes in the development of exciting new programs, services, and activities.

Grants and Partnerships

OU Outreach Is All About Transformations

In a fast paced, constantly changing world, it’s hard to keep up. Individuals, organizations, businesses, communities, and others have relied on OU Outreach to assist in their transformation. Let OU Outreach help you transform your career, your life, your future.

Resilience Development Institute

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Are you Prepared for a Disaster?

The Resilience Development Institute (ReDI) provides the first-of-its-kind certification training for organizational leaders that focus on disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. The Executive Track training, the first of three tracks needed to earn designation as a Certified Resilience Professional, starts October 18-22, 2015 in Oklahoma City.

ReDI Conference information

OU Precollegiate Programs

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College Bound High School Test Prep

Do you have a high school student getting ready for college? OU Precollegiate Programs offers ACT and PSAT prep courses to help ensure each student’s success when he or she sits for the real exam. The prep courses feature lectures with practice tests, suggested test taking strategies, and time management during the test.

Learn more about prep courses

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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Lifelong learning through OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Oklahoma is dedicated to promoting lifelong learning and personal growth of older adults, age 50+, through a variety of noncredit courses. Transform yourself with knowledge and see how “Life is Learning”! 

Explore OLLI programs

Medieval Fair Lecture Series

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Come learn more about the Middle Ages

The Medieval Fair Free Lecture Series are in full swing for the fall semester. All lectures take place at 6:30 pm at the Central Norman Public Library, are free, and are open to all ages. Come learn more about the Middle Ages just for the fun of learning!

Free Lecture Series schedule