PACE creates opportunities and collaborates with various colleges on the University of Oklahoma campus to offer credit courses and non-credit programs; partners with state agencies and federal government; various art and educational community groups and individuals to serve Oklahoma communities in professional development, lifelong academic learning and community education.

Professional, Academic, and Community Education (PACE) offers University students, alumni, and other individuals and groups additional opportunities to gain academic credit both online and traditionally in order to obtain their dream of earning a degree from a nationally recognized higher education institution, collaborates to offer educational programs to meet community needs and interest, training programs to educators, business and industry partners as well as the administration of grants and contracts with public, private and government agencies.

PACE content area specialists work with professionals, academic departments and agencies to provide:

  • Advanced Placement Summer Institute for middle school and high school teachers
  • Arts & history education through free lecture series and the annual Medieval Fair at Reeves Park
  • Project Management Professional Development: Fundamentals, CAPM certification, PM Leadership Training
  • OU's MCAT Prep Course (preparation for the Medical College Admission Test)
  • Intersession Course opportunities for currently admitted University of Oklahoma students to gain credit hours needed for graduation
  • Non-credit Travel Study Program that offers study both within the United States and throughout the world
  • Various community based programs that reflect local interest in particular subjects

Upcoming Events

  • Medieval Fair Free Lecture - "What We Can Learn From the Medieval Conception of Law"

    "What We Can Learn From the Medieval Conception of Law" presented by Dr. Brian McCall, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Director of the Law Center, and Director of Legal Assistant Education, Orpha and Maurice Merrill Professor in Law, University of Oklahoma.

  • AUDITIONS! Medieval Fair Cast

    Be more than just an observer, become part of the team that brings the Medieval Fair to life! Sooner Room of the Oklahoma Memorial Union on the first floor near Crossroads Restaurant 1pm-6pm.

  • Medieval Fair Free Lecture - "Fortifications and Siege Warfare through the Ages"

    "Fortifications and Siege Warfare through the Ages" presented by Dr. Fred Striz, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma

  • 40th Annual Medieval Fair

    Step back in time for a day of revels at the Medieval Fair. Enjoy mirth and merriment with kings, queens, knights and fools as the kingdom comes alive.