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UB Summer College


The safety and health of our students and their families is of uppermost importance to the staff of QuESTT, Inc. With the COVID 19 crisis still looming large, and after much discussion, the difficult decision has been reached to cancel 2020 Summer College

QuESTT, Inc., appreciates your understanding and patience as we endeavor to continue to offer quality educational services to your students through these new life changes and difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact your counselor with any questions or concerns.

Summer College General Information

Summer College is a 6-week, residential, simulated college experience on the campus of Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (OSUIT) in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Students arrive on Monday at 11:00 a.m. and go home after lunch on Friday. 2019 Summer College Attendees

Transportation for students living in Adair, Cherokee, Muskogee and Sequoyah counties is provided by QuESTT. Students living in Okmulgee County are responsible for their own transportation to the OSUIT campus. 

All students reside in the dorm and attend classes from 9:20 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Mandatory dorm study time is from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Students are supervised by QuESTT staff 24 hours a day.

2020 Summer College Information

  • 2020 Summer College dates are:  June 1 – July 10 for OSUIT and July 13 – 17 for the Educational Field Trip.
  • Summer College is for all Upward Bound students.
  • All Summer College communications will be sent to UB students and received from students using the U.S. Mail.
  • Students who want to attend, must complete an application in order to be selected to attend.
  • Students will receive an application packet and be expected to complete and return the one-page application using the pre-addressed, stamped, mailing envelope included in the packet.
  • All returned applications will be considered in the order in which they are received.
  • Upward Bound Counselors will determine selected Summer College students ASAP following the deadline for return of completed applications and will notify students by text or phone as to whether or not they have been selected to attend.
  • Selected Summer College students and at least one parent or legal guardian are required to attend one Summer College orientation/registration meeting during the month of April.

Concurrent Enrollment for Summer College

Concurrent Class for Summer College 2020:  PSYC 1113 (Intro to Psychology)

The Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education establish concurrent enrollment criteria for high school students. The following criteria is for 2019-20 school-year freshmen, sophomores, or juniors AND who have:

ACT Criteria:  a minimum composite score of 19 PreACT/ACT OR a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, AND a  Reading sub-test score of at least 19.

SAT Criteria:  a minimum composite score of 980 PSAT/SAT OR a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, AND a Reading sub-test score of at least 480.

The December 14, 2019, ACT or the December 7, 2019, SAT is the final testing date to qualify for Summer College.

NOTE:  Some school districts may require students to meet additional criteria for concurrent enrollment. Be sure to check with your high school counselor for any additional requirements.

Educational Field Trip Criteria for Attendance

The Educational Field Trip (EFT), which takes place during the final week of the Summer College program, is for graduated seniors (those entering college in the fall) and concurrent enrollment students who qualify to be placed in a college course. The following requirements must be fulfilled in order to attend.

Graduated Seniors Must:

  • Successfully complete the Summer Bridge experience at OSUIT.
  • Have no unexcused absences from required Saturday Field Trips during the current school year.*
  • Take the National ACT/SAT at least twice (on or before the current school year’s December testing date).
  • Complete and submit the FAFSA application and submit a copy of the Submission Confirmation page to their Upward Bound counselor.
  • Receive a letter of acceptance from the college or university of choice and submit a copy of the letter of acceptance to their Upward Bound counselor.

Concurrent Enrollment Students Must:

  • Successfully complete the Summer College experience at OSUIT.
  • Have no unexcused absences from required Saturday Field Trips during the current school year.*

*Students may be excused from attending a Saturday Field Trip only if they can show proof of involvement in one of the following:

  • National ACT/SAT college entrance exam testing
  • Required school-related academic or extra-curricular activity
  • College or University visit