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Information for Higher Education Administrators, FAculty and Staff

Academic Calendar
Chart of dates, as reported to the State Regents by the institutions, of first day of classes, last day of semesters, holidays, breaks and commencements.

Academic Forms
Forms to assist in the development of proposals for new degree programs, modifications to existing programs, and cooperative agreements with area Career and Technical Centers.

Closed Institutions/Transcript Information
Find out how to obtain transcripts from colleges and universities, including those that have closed.

Complete College America
Complete College America is the most comprehensive and ambitious higher education initiative ever undertaken by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is to increase the number of degrees and certificates earned in Oklahoma by 1,700 per year for 12 years, resulting in a 67 percent increase by 2023. This must be done to meet the projected need of 313,073 additional college-educated workers to keep Oklahoma competitive in a global economy.

Concurrent Enrollment Summit
This one-day event, scheduled for Oct. 9, 2018, will focus on translating innovations and insights at the national level to the needs and resources of Oklahoma students and educators, as well as explore collaboration and share best practices across the state.

Cooperative Alliance Workshop for Higher Education and Technology Centers
The 2014 workshop was held Nov. 14, at the Presbyterian Health Foundation Conference Center in Oklahoma City. Representatives from colleges, universities and technology centers explored alliance-related policy issues and best practices in the areas of student services, admissions, strategic planning, marketing, advising, data sharing and institutional collaborations.

Council for Online Learning Excellence (COLE)
The Council for Online Learning Excellence is committed to empowering excellence in online and hybrid learning experiences through a framework that grows knowledge networks and advances collaborative initiatives that enhance student, faculty and institutional success in the state of Oklahoma.

Council on Student Affairs (COSA)
The Council on Student Affairs serves as a key advisory council to the chancellor, OSRHE staff and other state officials regarding issues and policies affecting the welfare and development of students enrolled in the Oklahoma higher education system.

Course Transfer/Course Equivalency Project (CEP)
A listing of courses that will transfer among Oklahoma colleges and universities.

Data Access and Management Policy
State Regents' policy establishes the principles governing access to and the dissemination of information gathered and maintained through the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education unitary data system.

Statewide Degree Program Data
Systemwide data regarding degree program productivity (enrollments and degrees conferred), degree program inventories, degree program option inventories and degree program review schedules. Data is updated following each State Regents meeting to reflect program actions taken by the board.

Higher Education Conference on Enrollment Management
The purpose of the Higher Education Conference on Enrollment Management was to: (1) mobilize institutional and statewide initiatives to support enrollment management; (2) provide tools and support for enrollment management and the Brain Gain initiative; (3) address recommendations made by Noel-Levitz; (4) promote higher education visibility, showcase institutions and encourage support; and (5) provide interaction among and within institutions. Presentations from past conference are provided.

Faculty Advisory Council (FAC)
Information on FAC objectives, workplan, annual report, membership and more.

Financial Aid Resources for Institutions
Provides a source of information for Oklahoma student financial aid professionals regarding the administration of OSRHE student financial aid programs.

Global Education Conference (GEC)
Our diverse Oklahoma education heritage has been forged by challenges and a pioneering spirit. As educators and learners, we are also ambassadors who manifest the intent of our schooling systems and the ethos of our communities.

Grant Opportunities for Oklahoma Higher Education
Information on grant opportunities and resources for higher education institutions and Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for grants sponsored by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ)
The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, as the designated State Agency for Higher Education, manages an annual grant selection for Title II, Part A funds. The funds are awarded to eligible partnerships to support innovative and effective professional development that improves teacher knowledge about content and data-driven decision making in the classroom.

Library Resources
Information on academic library resources and shared databases available to colleges and universities statewide.

Making Place Matter
Making Place Matter is a project of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities to support public higher education institutions in regional stewardship. Publicly engaged institutions are fully committed to direct, two-way interaction with communities and their external constituencies through the development, exchange and application of knowledge, information and expertise for mutual benefits.

A free and open resource for faculty and students of higher education with links to online learning materials and annotations such as peer reviews and assignments.

State Regents' Policy and Procedures Manual
Policy and procedures organized into five chapters corresponding to major functions of the State Regents (Governance; Administrative Operations; Academic; Budget and Fiscal; and Student Financial Aid and Scholarships).

Redbook - Financial and Business Handbook (PDF, 1.2m)
A guide for all persons who have an interest in the business and financial tasks that are required in the operation of higher education entities in the state of Oklahoma.

Resources for Dealing with Campus Protests (PDF, 158k)
Memorandum on resources institutional administrators can use in understanding the legal parameters of dealing with student protests and demonstrations.

Retirement Benefits Schedule (PDF, 41k)
Schedule of retirement benefits paid for employees, as reported by each institution.

OSRHE Speakers Board
The Council on Student Affairs and the Campus Best Practices workgroup of the Campus Safety and Security Task Force have developed a directory of subject-matter experts who can provide free or low-cost training in key topic areas that support the work of state system colleges and universities. Workshops provided by members of this speakers board address a variety of topics of interest to campus professionals, including enrollment management, assessment, diversity, regulatory compliance, and campus safety and security initiatives, among others.

State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)
Information and application for SARA, which establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs.

System Safety, Health and Environment Resource Center
Provides safety training opportunities and library resources addressing health and safety needs at Oklahoma colleges and universities.