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Welcome to the University of Central Oklahoma! We believe that universities have a special role and special responsibility in confronting the challenges of climate change and environmental stewardship. UCO is dedicated to confronting these challenges both through our core values of Character, Community and Civility and the positive efforts of our Central Community. 

We encourage you to browse our site, explore our programs and projects, and to contact us with your ideas and inspirations!


1. City of Edmond, UCO Community Compact for Sustainability (coming soon!)

2. Fall 2015 Global Sustainability Symposium (TBA)

3. Boulevard Academy food/pollinator garden (TBD, proposal stage)

4. Sustainable OKC Board Retreat, July 12th

5. Conservation Education programming partnership with the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts.

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Latest news: UCO and Sustainability OKC are now official partners! A memorandum of understanding brings together two of the Metro's biggest supporters of sustainable development and creates opportunities for even greater engagement with the community!

* YMCA UCO Community Garden is growing fast! Anyone interested in a plot are encouraged to contact Eric Hemphill at for more information.

* The Earth Day Committee is now the UCO Sustainability Committee! Anyone interested in participating is encouraged to contact Tim Tillman at

Links to external sites

UCO named US EPA GREEN POWER CHALLENGE for 4th consecutive year

Edmond Chamber Goes Green

UCO wins EPA Green Power Purchaser Award

OBGA Affiliate Garden

Central wins Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Environmental Excellence Award