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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. Group Photo of Students at 2018 Summer College

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.



2019 Summer College Information

  • Summer College is for Upward Bound students currently in grades 10, 11, and 12 who meet established criteria for attendance.
     
  • All Summer College communications will be sent to UB students and received from students using the U.S. Mail.
     
  • The UB budget will allow a maximum of 13 students from Okmulgee County and 13 from Adair, Cherokee, Muskogee and Sequoyah Counties to attend Summer College (Total Students:  26).
     
  • Qualifying students with the desire to attend Summer College 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.
     
  • 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 2019:  Speech 1113 (Speech 1)

The Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education establish concurrent enrollment criteria for high school students. The following criteria is for 2018-19 school-year 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 8, 2018, ACT or the December 1, 2018, 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

Summer College Dates

June 3-7, 2019
June 10-14, 2019
June 17-21, 2019
June 24-28, 2019
July 9-12, 2019

Summer College Break
July 1-5, 2019

Educational Field Trip
July 15-19, 2019