Summer College Dates

June 4-8, 2018
June 11-15, 2018
June 18-22, 2018
June 25-29, 2018

Summer College Break
July 2-6, 2018

July 9-13, 2018

Educational Field Trip
July 16-20, 2018

Important Dates to Remember

February 1
Mail-out date for attendance application packets to eligible UB students in grades 10, 11, & 12.

February 15
Deadline for QuESTT UB to receive completed applications. Applications that arrive after February 15 will not be considered.

March 8
Mail-out date for invitations/RSVP forms for orientation/registration meetings to all selected Summer College students.

March 29
Deadline for QuESTT Upward Bound to receive RSVP forms which determine which mandatory orientation/registration meeting that each selected student & parent will attend.

April 9-19
Dates of mandatory orientation/registration meetings for selected students. Each student and at least one parent or legal guardian must attend one of these meetings.

Summer College

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. 2017 Summer College group picture

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.

2018 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 compete 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

The Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education establish concurrent enrollment criteria for high school students. The following criteria is for 2017-18 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 9, 2017, ACT or the December 2, 2017, 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.