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Important Update:

The university is operating at Level 2 for the first two weeks of classes for the spring 2022 semester.

For classes, this means faculty will have the discretion to choose a fully remote format, hybrid format or fully in-person format. Masks will be mandatory the first two weeks for in-person classes, with faculty offering a plan for students unable to attend in person. These changes begin for classes Jan.12.

Visit the COVID-19 website to report a positive test, symptoms or exposure, for vaccine and testing information and for other COVID-19 resources. 

January 17, 2020


UCO Scholarship Portal

UCO’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) partnered with the Office of Advancement and Enrollment and Student Success to bring a new scholarship portal experience to Central students, which now is open.

The new UCO Scholarship Portal, powered by NextGen Scholarship Manager, brings improved, student-centered features to the campus community. Students can search available Foundation-specific scholarships in the portal. Students complete an initial qualifying application – or profile – to determine which scholarships they are eligible.  Next, students complete any additional requirements for qualifying scholarships and submit their application.

In order to bring this new portal to light, the initial phase has successfully been implemented replacing existing functions for Foundation-specific scholarships this semester.  Foundation and OIT began collaboration in September 2019 to replace the existing functions of the portal, meeting application deadlines for UCO Foundation-specific scholarships for this semester.  The next phase includes facilitating institutional scholarships managed by Enrollment and Student Success for the Fall 2020 semester.  Discussions and collaboration will continue with the colleges regarding their application processes for scholarships and waivers and the benefits of the Scholarship Manager application to streamline the overall scholarship application for students.

The portal for all Spring 2020 Foundation scholarships closes at 5 p.m. Feb. 7, 2020.