Accessible Campus TourNigh University Center
The Nigh University Center is a hub of activity on the Central campus. Here, you’ll find the food court with restaurants like Chick-Fil-A and Quiznos, the UCO Bookstore, enrollment services, a Starbucks, and so much more! It’s a great place to study, catch up with friends or relax between classes.
Center for Transformative Learning
Located just east of the Nigh University Center, the Center for Transformative Learning is the newest building on the Central campus. This facility fosters collaborative learning through innovative design of the classroom and state-of-the-art technology. There’s even an outdoor classroom! Transformative Learning is at the core of every academic experience at Central. Learn more about it at our Transformative Learning website.
Buddy’s Dining Hall
Buddy’s is the university’s centrally-located dining center. Here, you can enjoy a buffet of self-serve, all-you-can-eat meals, featuring a fresh market salad bar, brick oven pizzas and pastas, home-style entrees and grill, stir fry dishes and desserts. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, Buddy’s is the place to keep you energized and ready to feed your brain! Learn more at our housing website.
UCO Wellness Center
Students, faculty and staff stay fit and focused at the UCO Wellness Center, located on the northwest side of campus. Join a class, an intramural team, a pick-up game, or, when you're not feeling your best, visit the Mercy Clinic at UCO. The Wellness Center also has a host of cardio and weight-training equipment. You just might find yourself working out next to an Olympic athlete, as the campus is an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site. Access the facility for free with your student ID card. Learn more at our Wellness Center website.
Max Chambers Library
Make the grade with routine visits to the Max Chambers Library, a Central student’s best friend. The facility houses diverse research materials and other resources. Find computer labs, study areas, cafes, an art gallery and yes, books. Learn more at our library website.
The Education Building is a symbol of Central’s roots as a teacher’s college founded in 1890. Today, aspiring educators continue to look to Central for its innovative teacher training programs, like the Urban Teacher Preparation Academy. The building holds most of the classes for the College of Education and Professional Studies. Learn more at the College of Education’s website.
Central’s oldest building, Old North stands as an iconic symbol of the university. The exterior renovation was recently completed and a fundraising campaign is underway to complete the interior. Soon, classrooms and offices will once again fill this historic structure.
At Mitchell Hall, you can enjoy the work of Central’s Highly-regarded performing arts programs, as well as our professional Broadway Tonight series and the community-based Summerstock Productions. Stars of today and tomorrow grace the stage for musicals, plays, dance showings, and orchestral performances. Learn more at the College of Fine Arts website.
W. Roger Webb Forensic Science Institute
Named for Central’s 19th President, the Forensic Science Institute houses our nationally-renowned Forensic Science programs and is located across the street from the Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation, which allows and encourages a beneficial partnership. Learn more at the Forensic Science Institute website.
Academy of Contemporary Music
The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) offers a music education unlike any other in the nation. It’s industry-based, innovative curriculum connects students with the resources needed to succeed in the music business, including master classes with the likes of The Who’s Roger Daltry and Jackson Browne. Known affectionately as “The School of Rock,” the ACM@UCO is changing the face of music education from its classroom and performance facilities in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown district. Learn more on the Academy of Contemporary Music website.