High-Impact Educational Practices @ UCO

High-Impact practices are student centered and faculty driven when instructors actively engage their students in learning. Through engagement in in their learning, students see increased success in the university. It is these practices that are highlighted in UCO’s Central Six and Transformative Learning mission.

Every day, across the UCO campus, high-impact practices are occurring. Below are some highlights of the initiatives happening across campus. 

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research at UCO

Our mission is to promote a sustainable culture of undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activities at UCO. Learn more about our initiatives including the Research, Creative, and Scholarly Activities (RCSA) Grant Program

Students in Rome

Global Learning

The UCO Centre for Global Competence (CGC) is committed to provide exciting education abroad programs such as international internships, short term study tour courses, and meaningful study abroad programs in more than 21 countries in various parts of the world.

Volunteer and Service Learning

Volunteer and Service Learning

The UCO Volunteer and Service Learning Center (VSLC) provides students with opportunities participate in field based experiential learning for the UCO, Edmond, and OKC Metro communities. Students are able to gain direct experience with issues in the community and work to solve and analyze problems. 


Intern UCO

Intern UCO is an opportunity for undergraduate UCO students to engage and collaborate with campus through a structured internship program. Intern UCO seeks to transform students through educational and meaningful on-campus internships and professional development experiences.