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Important Update:

UCO has temporarily shifted most in-person classes to synchronous virtual delivery through Jan. 31. Campus facilities and services will remain open and offer in-person and virtual options. COVID-19 protocols remain in place. Masks are required on campus when around others. Students, faculty and staff who are directly exposed to or test positive for COVID-19 should fill out UCO's COVID-19 Self-Reporting form. To learn more about current operations, view the university's coronavirus webpage.

Student Organization

Alpha Psi Omega

The purpose of the Lambda Rho Chapter of Alpha Psi Omega is to stimulate interest in theatre activities, promote the theatre itself, and unify the department as a whole at the University of Central of Oklahoma. By electing students to membership, the society provides a reward to students for their participation and dedication to the department. The chapter is not intended to take the place of any existing theatre organization.

Reasons to Join

  • Recognition of accomplishments from the National Honor Society
  • Networking opportunities
  • Project Management opportunities
  • Voting member of End-of-Year Award Ceremony
  • APO funding awards to help students complete career related activities

How to become a Member

To be eligible for membership in the Lambda Rho of Alpha Psi Omega the student must:

  • Be regularly enrolled at the University of Central Oklahoma.
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher in all course work and a 2.75 GPA or higher in Theatre Arts course work.
  • Participate in a variety of collegiate theatrical endeavors: acting, directing, playwriting, front-of-house management, technical theatre, dramaturgy, production research, and other appropriate theatre responsibilities).
  • Earn the requisite number of points
  • Remit a one-time national due payable to the National APO Office within two weeks of the induction.
  • Remit a one-time $5.00 due to APO’s local Lambda Rho chapter at UCO.
  • Pass requisite tests at the Induction Ceremony.

Contact Emily Heugatter for more information.


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APO Events

Each year a number of events are sponsored by APO.  Listed below are a few of the events that APO supports.

  • Beginning of the year Mixer
  • Fundraising opportunities
  • Brawnies’ End of Year Celebrations and Award Ceremony
  • Student produced work