Eagle For A Day

Half-day, small-group program

Make campus connections at this half-day, small-group program. High school sophomores, juniors, seniors and parents are invited to attend. Campus Connect is pre-planned with a specific schedule of events to give students and parents a comprehensive look at OC.

Choose the Eagle for a Day you'd like to attend, and register as soon as possible, as availability is limited.

All Eagle for a Day events begin at the Garvey Center (#29 on the campus map). The Garvey Center (#29) is the first building on the right once you turn on to campus from Memorial Road. There will be registration signs outside of the Garvey Center to signify where registration is located.

Register

Event dates

Tentative Eagle for a Day Schedule 
(Subject to Change)

8:30 a.m. | Registration & Continental Breakfast
Location: Garvey Center McIntosh Conservatory
Meet your Admissions Counselor, view a final schedule for the day, grab a homemade cinnamon roll, and enjoy our world famous coffee bar!

9:00 a.m. | Welcome & Opening Session
Location: Adams Recital Hall

9:30 a.m. | Meet the Deans
Location: Various
Students and parents will learn about OC’s outstanding academic programs in this interactive session led by the Deans of OC’s College of Biblical Studies, College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts, and College of Natural & Health Sciences.

11:00 a.m. | Chapel
Location: Hardeman Auditorium
Experience Ethos (OC’s unique approach to spiritual development) by attending Chapel with our student body in Hardeman Auditorium

11:30 a.m. | Campus Walk with Student Guide
Take a tour of OC’s beautiful campus led by a current student. Get your Talons Up in front of the Payne Athletic Center and snap a pic or take a selfie somewhere along the way! Make sure to tag us on social media with #MakingOCHome

12:30 p.m. | Lunch
Location: University Dining Hall
Options abound in OC’s dining hall featuring several all-you-can eat options. With two different daily chef’s specials and everything from made to order salads & wraps, to gourmet sandwiches, to the old standard college fare of pizza and pasta, plus so much more, there’s something for everyone.

1:00 p.m. | "Life at OC" Student Panel (for students)
Location: Hardeman Auditorium
Meet current students and ask them questions about what it’s like to be a student at OC in this interactive session designed to introduce you to several of our awesome students. Students, this is where you'll get your 2015-16 commemorative campus visit t-shirt! You won't want to miss it.

1:00 p.m. | Financial Aid 101 (for parents)
Location: Scott Chapel
Learn about the financial aid process and see how students and families from every background are making it work at Oklahoma Christian.

2:00 p.m. | Closing Session
Location: Scott Chapel
Be sure to stay around for the closing so we can say a prayer of blessing on behalf of your family as you make your way through the college search process. 

Optional Come & Go Activities

2:15 p.m. | Honors Info Session
Location: Hardeman Auditorium or Adams Recital Hall
Parents and students with a 28 or better on the ACT or 1250 or better on the SAT are encouraged to stick around after the closing for a short 15-minute session about OC's unique, best-in-class Honors Program. For more information about the Honors Program at Oklahoma Christian University, visit oc.edu/honors.

2:15 p.m. | Residence Life Tours
Location: Residence Halls
Tour the dorms and see what it’s like to be a student living & learning in OC’s residence halls. Tours leave every 15 minutes from the lobby of the University House residence hall. The last tour leaves at 3:00 p.m.

2:15 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Open House (Admissions, Financial Aid, and Student Success)
Location: Various
Drop by the Admissions Office for a cookie or to visit with your Admissions Counselor. Visit the Office of Student Financial Services and ask them any questions you weren’t able to get answers to in Financial Aid 101. Students being admitted through OC’s Bridge Student Success program (for applicants with an 18 or below on the ACT) plan to visit the Student Success Office for an interview during this time.

Potential NCAA student-athletes

If you are a potential NCAA student-athlete and would like to meet with a coach while on campus, in order to remain in compliance with NCAA regulations, please call or email directly the coach you'd like to meet at least one week in advance. Click here to see our coaches' contact information.