The Sooner Standard recognizes HSC students who go above and beyond in the area of volunteerism. This Award is in connection with the Oklahoma Standard, the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum campaign, committed to promoting these three acts – service, honor and kindness. Make the Oklahoma Standard Pledge today: https://okstandard.org/
Please follow the directions below to log your volunteer hours:
OU values and encourages others to give back to the community. Acts of service done freely outside of academic requirements or work counts towards the Sooner Standard.
We do offer a few Sooner Standard Volunteer Days throughout the semester that are available to you. Otherwise, feel free to give back in whatever way you wish! (health clinics - as long as it’s not a class requirement, food bank, animal shelter, etc.)
Yes! Since The Soooner Standard is a new program, OUHSC students can retroactively log hours that they have completed throughout their time enrolled at OUHSC.
Yes! Please only count the hours you were actively volunteering.
Yes! The academic year for the Sooner Standard starts June 1.
The Sooner Standard starts each new volunteer year on June 1.
No. Returning students that have logged their hours through a previous HSC Sooner Standard online program will NOT have to re-enter hours.