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Important Update:

UCO requires all students, employees and visitors to wear a mask on campus when around others, both indoors and outdoors, and practice physical distancing of at least six feet when possible. If you or someone you know has COVID-19 symptoms, has been directly exposed to COVID-19 or has tested positive, fill out UCO's COVID-19 Self-Reporting form. To learn more about current operations, view the university's coronavirus webpage. View a list of UCO's virtual services.

The University of Central Oklahoma is offering new options for classes this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  We’ve transitioned over 1,000 of our in-person classes to have a mix of in-person and virtual seats to help the university follow the CDC guidelines for in-person instruction and social distancing.

The new virtual-seat portion of these classes is called the Extended Classroom. Extended Classroom courses meet virtually at the same date and time and have the same instructor as the in-person courses.

If the in-person courses are still too large in size to maintain recommended social distancing, the university will move students involuntarily beginning July 27. The process to move students will be based on the time/date of enrollment- the last persons enrolled will be the first moved to the Extended Classroom section. After this is complete, the extended classroom sections will be open to any student to enroll.

Locate and Enroll in an Extended Classroom Course

  1. Log into UCONNECT (if not already logged in).
  2. Go to the "Academics" tab.
  3. Scroll down to the "Registration Tools" section.
  4. Under "Enroll," select "Add/Drop."
  5. Select Term — "Fall 2020."
  6. Use "Class Search."
  7. Select "Subject" —> "Course Search."
  8. Select "Course" —> "View Sections."
  9. Locate the course in which you need to enroll.
  10.  Identify if the course has an Extended Classroom option. 
    In-person courses end in C;
    Extended Classroom courses end in E.

    Example: You need to enroll in ENG 1113. The in-person CRN you find that matches the days/times/professor you want is either 14853 ENG 1113 12C for the in-person course or 16179 ENG 1113 12E for the Extended Classroom course. (in-person courses end in C; Extended Classroom courses end in E)

    As displayed in UCONNECT:
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    As displayed in Class Schedule:
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  11.  Check the box of the needed CRN.
  12.  Select Register.
If you are unable to make these changes on your own due to registration restrictions, please use the Add/Drop online form.

Extended Classroom Locations for Students on Campus

These locations have been identified as spaces available for students to sit and virtually attend their Extended Classroom courses:

Hamilton Fieldhouse – Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with seating upstairs only in the main gym. Follow appropriate social distancing guidelines and use headphones/earbuds to minimize interference with practices on the main gym floor.

Nigh University Center – Most regular seating is available but in a reduced capacity. Large seating areas exist on the second floor in the food court area and outside of Constitution Hall. There is scattered seating throughout the first and fourth floor hallways. Wi-Fi available throughout the building.

Library – Seating available on the first floor. Furniture is spaced at six foot intervals. Wi-Fi available.

Parking Lots with strong Wi-Fi – Wellness Center (lots 46 and 47), Coyner Health Sciences (lot 17), and Math and Computer Science (lot 17). Connections will be stronger closer to the buildings.

Residence Halls – If you’re living on campus, make your way back to your residence hall to attend your extended classroom virtually.

Outdoor Space – When the weather is nice, find a place outside. Be sure you’re close enough to Wi-Fi to get good reception!

Howell Hall Atrium

Have Questions?

Visit our Extended Classroom FAQ or one of the Student Success Advocates in Broncho One Stop will assist you.