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Important Update:

The UCO campus is closed Wed. Nov. 25-27 for Thanksgiving. Central will transition from in-person instruction to virtual instruction after Thanksgiving Break until the end of the semester, Nov. 30-Dec. 23. All members of the campus community are encouraged to continue COVID-19 protocols when away from campus. For more information, view the university's coronavirus webpage

COVID-19 Response

The University of Central Oklahoma is working hard to ensure the safety of the campus community. By following guidelines and requirements, we can reduce the spread of COVID-19 together.

Buck Up, Bronchos!

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Mask Up

You are required to wear a face mask when around others on campus. Practice distancing of at least six feet when possible.

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Wash Up

Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer. Sing the happy birthday song in your head for a timer.

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Wipe Up

Clean your desk or workstation with provided disinfecting wipes or sprays. Keeping surfaces clean will help slow the spread of the virus.


Report a COVID-19 Case

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or have had direct exposure to someone with COVID-19, file a report with the COVID-19 Response Team.

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COVID-19 Self-Reporting Form

What's Next?

Next steps, instructions and tips are available if you have tested positive for COVID-19, have developed symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.

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What Should I Do Next?


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Mask Up

At UCO, wearing a mask and engaging in physical distancing are not just the rules; it’s the right thing to do.

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Resources

Find resources on COVID-19 assistance for food, childcare, resources for faculty, staff and student workers and other emergency resources, as well as those for mental health and stress relief.

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Virtual Services

Learn more about services offered online from offices across campus, including advisement, bursar, Broncho One Stop and more.

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Policies and Procedures

Review the university's official policies and procedures in regards to academic delivery, wearing masks, reporting COVID-19 exposure and more.


COVID-19 Operational Guidance

The COVID-19 pandemic is an ever-changing situation. UCO continuously monitors the virus’ impact on campus, as well as on the city, state, national and global levels. As a result, Central’s plan for the fall semester and beyond could change as the situation evolves. The university is dedicated to remaining flexible in order to further the health and safety of its community members.

OPERATIONAL CONTINGENCY PLANOPERATIONAL DECISION FRAMEWORK


UCO COVID-19 Dashboard

The UCO COVID-19 Dashboard presents COVID-19 case data on the University of Central Oklahoma campus for faculty, staff and students. 

COVID-19 Dashboard


Campus Buildings and Facilities

Max Chambers Library

Max Chambers Library is open with the first, second and third floors available. The third floor is for quiet study only. Masks and social distancing are required while on campus. The library website provides remote access to electronic resources and services.

Housing and Dining

Staff remain committed to ensuring residents have a safe and healthy environment for the duration of their stay in the residence halls while focusing on their studies. They remain available via online platforms for engagement and support moving forward. Programming will continue in an alternative format and residents can expect to be contacted by their resident assistant about activities for the rest of the semester. For more information, visit the housing website.

Custodial Services

WFF, UCO's custodial partner, is performing cleanings more frequently of "high-touch areas" in the residence halls and community restrooms. These areas include door, shower, toilet and faucet handles in the restrooms as well as door handles, door jams and handrails throughout the hallways, stairwells and elevators.

Nigh University Center

In addition to campus protocols for social distancing and the wearing of face coverings, the Nigh University Center will increase disinfection protocols for all high-touch areas. Restrooms will be sanitized every two hours.

Wellness Center

Masks and social distancing are required while on campus. Fitness floor staff will clean equipment continuously throughout the day including equipment touch points (I.e. seats, handles, bars, and pins).

University Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Updates