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Important Update:

The UCO campus is closed Friday, July 3, in observance of the Fourth of July. Operations will resume Monday, July 6.

Campus buildings reopened to the public effective July 1. Services are available virtually or by appointment only. Visitors should reach out to individual departments regarding appointments. Masks and social distancing are required while on campus. To learn more about current operations, view the university's summer reopening plan

Grad Admissions Spclst II

University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-2527 Jackson College of Graduate Studies NUC 404 , Box 117


Taro Iwase is a Graduate Admissions Counselor in the JCGS where he has served in this role for two years. Previously, he served at the Office of Global Affairs as a student worker for two years. In his current role, he is responsible for processing graduate admissions applications (including the teacher certification program) and promoting graduate programs for the College of Education and Professional Studies. He closely works with the Director of Graduate Admissions in the College of Education and Professional Studies on students’ admissions, enrollments and retention. Also, he has experience with handling immigration documents and answering international admissions questions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Japan, and a master’s degree in public administration from UCO.

Taro is your contact for the following UCO colleges and graduate programs:

  • College of Education (except for MS. Speech-Language Pathology).

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