Adjunct Employees

Once hired as an adjunct employee with the University of Central Oklahoma, individuals must complete the required paperwork with Academic Affairs, as well as the Payroll paperwork located on this page. 

Adjuncts are on a 4-pay system with the University for the Fall and Spring semesters:  Spring semester, paychecks are received on the last working day of the month in February, March, April, and May.  Fall semester, paychecks are received on the last working day of the month, in September, October, November, and December.  Exceptions exist if you are teaching Block 1 or Block 2 courses; typically adjunct is paid the last working day of the month during each month of service.  Questions can be directed to the Payroll Department at (405) 974-3353 or

Adjunct Rate of Pay:  For BA/MA, the rate of pay is $700 per credit hour.  For PhD, the rate of pay is $915 per credit hour. 

Insurance:  UCO does not provide insurance for Adjuncts, but there is an affordable health care option offered by the State of Oklahoma, through Insure Oklahoma

If you have questions concerning email access, keys, parking decals, class schedules, or any other questions concerning your employment, please contact the Administrative Assistant within your Department, or Human Resources at (405) 974-2366 or

Payroll Forms

Adjunct Instructors Working a Secondary UCO Job

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