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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 President's Distinguished Faculty 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. 

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Peer Teaching Assistant

University College offers various options for first-year students to take courses designed to help students thrive at OU. FYE coures provide opportunities for students to connect to their classmates, instructor, and peer mentors in small classes limited to 19-21 students. FYE courses are active learning environments designed to engage and empower the first-year learner to create success at OU! 

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University College Events

This I Believe: OU

Join us Thursday, February 8, 2018 for This I Believe: OU from 3-5 pm in the Mary Eddy and Freddy Jones Auditorium, located on the lower level of the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm Avenue, Norman OK. A selected group of students who took Gateway in Fall 2017, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members will present their personal "This I Believe" essays, including Dr. George Henderson. The event will be a wonderful opportunity to come together as community, share perspectives, and grow in our deepening understanding of human flourishing.