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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.

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Expand your educational opprotunities

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.

College of Liberal Studies

CLS Convocation

May Convocation

The College of Liberal Studies will hold the Convocation Ceremony for the Class of 2015 on Saturday, May 9th at 12:30 PM in Catlett Music Center. Graduates are asked to arrive at 11:45 AM. 

Convocation Information and Schedule

Upcoming ACT Preparation Courses

school testing

Prep for College Entrance Exams 

Outreach’s Precollegiate Programs offers ACT preparation courses to equip high school students with skills to take their college entrance exams. Registration is open for the June 6 courses, held at the University of Oklahoma main campus. 

Learn More about ACT Prep Courses

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American High Ed

a diverse group of students

Registration Open for NCORE

Registration is ongoing for the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education, held in Washington, D.C., May 26-30. This year, NCORE will feature multiple keynotes and workshops on ending racial stereotypes and promoting cultural awareness in higher education institutions.

See Conference Registration and Schedule

Professionalizing Youth Work in Oklahoma Conference

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National Resource Center for Youth Services

NRCYS will host the 10th Annual Professionalizing Youth Work in Oklahoma Conference at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa Learning Center in Tulsa on June 11. The conference provides an opportunity for youth work professionals to network, participate in skill-based training, and learn about credentialing in professional youth work.

View Conference Information

Reading for Children and Adults

a family reading together

Enjoyable Reading Activity with Lifelong Benefits

Summer reading skills programs for children of all ages and adults are offered through OU Outreach in Broken Arrow, Edmond, Lawton, Midwest City, Norman, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa. Summer reading programs are also available in an online format.

See Summer Reading Programs Offered

Summer Flight Camps for Kids

young boy in the cockpit of an OU airplane

Sooner Flight Academy

The OU Sooner Flight Academy offers summer camps for students ages 6-18 to learn the principles of flight using science, math, and hands-on activities. Campers will explore the logistics behind flight and learn what it means to “fly like a champion!” Camps run June through July and are separated by age group.

Become a Flying Sooner

Advanced Placement Summer Institute for Teachers

learning adults in a classroom

Professional, Academic, and Community Education

The Advanced Placement Summer Institute, held July 13-16 at the University of Oklahoma, offers AP and pre-AP teachers a chance to collaborate with one another about effective teaching methods, strategies, and curriculum for AP courses. Registration is open until June 26.

More about AP Courses

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Mature adults attending an Osher Lifelong Learning class

Are you curious about unique subjects and love to learn?

Mature learners (ages 50+) are discovering the challenges and fun found in OU Outreach’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). OLLI provides more than 100 noncredit courses each year that enable you to transform yourself with knowledge and show you how “Life is Learning”! 

Explore OLLI Programs