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Important Update:

The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

Find exciting opportunities in the Department of English. Get to know Artists-in-Residence who share their real-world experience. Are you a writer? New Plains Publishing offers students the chance to see their work in print in three of our student-driven publications. In addition, New Plains presents the Sherman Chaddlestone Arts and Letters Lecture Series and the Alexander Lawrence Posey Speakers Series. The Everett Southwest Literary Award recognizes some of the finest authors in various genres and the Language and Linguistics Student Conference enables students to present their scholarly work at an annual professional conference.

In addition, we have multiple clubs and organizations devoted to helping you and your peers hone your crafts and become better writers of fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, screenplays, poetry and anything else you can imagine.