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University College Academic Advisors are trained in all degree programs, caring, and dedicated to your success at OU. Meet one-on-one with your advisor to create a plan for a successful academic career.

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University College offers various scholarships and awards. Students are encouraged to apply in February.

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University College offers 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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Meet with a Major Exploration Coach and receive guidance towards a major at OU that is just right for your interests and future goals.

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The First-Year Student Mentoring Program is an excellent opportunity for students to develop nurturing and personalized experiences with faculty, thus easing the transition from high school to college and assisting in student success.

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The Student Learning Center offers various opportunities for FREE supplemental instruction, tutoring, and academic skill development. Click the button below to find out more about studying smarter, not harder.

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University College Mission

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. 

The University College mission for diversity, equity, and inclusion involves embracing all members of the university community and enhancing learning and academic success of undergraduate students at the University of Oklahoma by fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion within our academic support, curriculum development, community engagement, and leadership opportunities. We model this commitment and share these values among our staff through equitable hiring practices, resources and staff development.

Current Opportunities in University College

Apply to Teach First-Year Foundations (formerly Gateway to College Learning)

Are you interested in helping first-year students make a successful transition to OU and build a foundation for future success? Apply to teach OU's first-year experience course, UCOL 1002 (First-Year Foundations). Applications close at 5 pm on March 19th.

Apply to be a UCOL Course PTA

The PTA program places students in the classroom as peer mentors for the following courses offered by University College: First-Year Foundations (formerly Gateway to College Learning), Strategies for Success, and UC Seminars. These students play an integral part in assisting our first-year students in a successful transition to college and get to serve as a peer mentor and resource to their class both inside and outside of the classroom. Applications will close at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 31st.



COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Find information for University College students about the college's COVID-19 response and OU's updates and resources.

COVID - 19 Updates and Resources

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