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Freshmen have the opportunity to apply for numerous awards and scholarships each Spring semester. Students are encouraged to apply this month.

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University College works hard to provide courses that meet our mission of "assisting new students in making a successful transition to the University and in building a solid foundation for further academic success." 

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Faculty mentors create nurturing and personalized university experiences for new students, thus easing the transition from high school to college and assisting in the retention and graduation of college students.

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The mission of University College is to assist new students in making a successful transition to the University and in building a solid foundation for further academic success.

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Majors and Minors Fair date set

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The 2016 Majors and Minors Fair will be held Wednesday, February 10th, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom in the Oklahoma Memorial Union.

"The Majors/Minors Fair is an annual event that provides students the opportunity to visit with representatives from every major and minor program at OU, Dr. Stephen Crynes,director of the Center for Major and Career Exploration, said. "With over 150 different degree options, this event helps students know what is out there and learn which major and minor best suits them."

Students can also enjoy free Cokes, pizzas and giveaways that will be available at the event.

Crynes also encouraged students to attend a special lecture by Donald Asher on Monday, February 8th in Meacham Auditorium in the Union. Asher will present a lecture on Finding Your Major from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. and Finding a Job with Any Major from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information or if you have any questions please call 405.325.1684 or e-mail  View the flyer (PDF) here.


Faculty mentoring offers unique opportunity

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The President's Distinguished Faculty Mentoring Program offers incoming students with a unique opportunity to connect with an OU faculty member.

"The President's Distinguished Faculty Mentoring Prgram has proven time and again to help new students adjust to campus life," John Dell, interim director of the Center for Student Advancement, said. "This program goes the extra mile to help students get more out of college."

Dell said the mentoring group meets several times during the semester, and the faculty mentor is available to students in addition to the scheduled class times. Click here for additional information, including a list of faculty mentors.

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Wagner Hall

Lissa and Cy Wagner Hall is home to University College, the Writing Center, Project Threshold, and the Graduation Office. We're here to serve students!

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