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University of Oklahoma

Educational Resources

Libraries

Youngblood Energy Library, Physics Library, Fine Arts Library, Chemistry-Mathematics Library, Architecture Library. Engineering Library, History of Science Collections. Western History Collections, John and Mary Nichols Rare Books and Special Collection, Bass Business History Collection, Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Center Library, Donald E. Pray College of Law Library, University of Oklahoma Tulsa Campus Library.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 4,796,089 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 31,752 current serial subscriptions.
  • 4,316,009 microforms.
  • 12,433 Audio/Visual items.
  • 269,563 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art and Natural History Museums; Linguistics Institute; Asian Affairs Institute; Biological Field Station; Energy Center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 2,900 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 40 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,100 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 1,000 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 602 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 28% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 12% of housing units are Singles.
  • 70% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 17% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 9 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 56% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Parents' and Family Weekend, Theater and Dance Season, Campus Concert Series, Campus Film Series, The Big Event Community Service, New Sooner Orientation, Howdy Week, OU Cousins, Homecoming, Nights at the Student Union, University Sing, Sooner Scandals, Big Red Rally, Eve of Nations, Stompdown, American Indian Student Assoc Pow-Wow, Arbor Day Tree Planting.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 369 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Lambda Delta; Chi Epsilon; Eta Kappa Nu; Eta Sigma Phi; Gamma Beta Phi Society; Golden Key International Honor Society; Honors Student Association; Mortar Board; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Pi Tau Sigma; Pillars; Sigma Gamma Epsilon Gamma Chapter; Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society; Tassels; Tau Beta Pi Assoc;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Christian Fellowship, Baha'i Association, Baptist Collegiate Ministry/Baptist Student Union, Brothers Under Christ, Buddhist Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Prayer Union, Catholic Student Association at St. Thomas More, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christian Legal Society, Christian Science Organization, Christians on Campus, Fellowship of Christian Musicians and Artists, Hillel Jewish Student Organization, Hindu Student Council, Islamic Dialogue Student Association, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Kappa Upsilon Chi, Zeta Chapter, Latter-day Saint Student Association, Lifestream, Lutheran Student Fellowship, Ministry to College Campus, Muslim Student Association, Oasis-An Adventist Fellowship, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Pursuit College Ministry, Reformed University Fellowship, Right to Life Association, Sigma Phi Lambda, Sisters for the Lord, Sooner Servants, Sooners for Christ, St. Anselm Canterbury Association, Student Practitioners of Alternate Religions, Students for Apostolic Light and Truth Association, Students of University Lutheran, The Rise, United Ministry Center, Wesley Foundation United Methodist Student Center, Young Life.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association; American Indian Science and Engineering Society; American Indian Law Review; American Indian Student Association; Arab Student Association; Asian American Student Association; Asian Student Interest Advocates; Alpha Kappa Alpha (FormerlyAsian Women Student Association); Association Friends of Venezuela; Association of Black Education Majors; Baccano; Black Graduate Student Association; Black Law Student Association; Black Student Association; Bolivian International Student Association; Bridge Builders: African American Student Athlete Network; Colombian Student Association; European Student Association; Filipino American Student Association; French Club; Freshman Action Team; Gamma Delta Pi; German Club; Hindu Student Council; Hispanic American Law Student Assn; Hispanic American Student Assn; Hong Kong Student Assn; India Student Association; Indonesian Student Association; Iranian Student Association; International Advisory Committee; Japanese Student Association; Korean Student Association; Latino Achievement and Heritage Celebration; Latino Greek Council; Lebanese Association; Malaysian Student Association; Minority Association of Pre-Health Students; National Association of Black Journalists; National Society of Black Engineers; Native American Law Students Association; Native American Pre-Law Club; Native American Women and Others for Multi-Cultural Preservation; Native Journalist Society; Nepali Student Association; Oklahoma Undergraduate India Society; Pan Afrikan Student Assn; Pan-American Student Association; Phi Delta Alpha; Racial Awareness Program; Russian Club; Russian Speaking Student Association; Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. ; Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. ; Society of Chinese Students and Scholars; Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers; Society of Iranian Youth; Society of Native American Pre-Health Professional Students; Society of Vietnamese Students; Spanish Club; Sri Lankan Student Association; Student Association of Bangladesh; Taiwanese Student Association; Tau Kappa Omega Fraternity; The Green Corn Student Organization; Tiera Tinta; Turkish Student Association; Vietnamese Student Association; Two Brothers Fdn (Club Brazil); WLT Book Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) There are over 350 active, registerd student organizations at the University of Oklahoma. For a complete listing with a description and point of contact, please see: http: //www. housing. ou. edu/studorg/
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Oklahoma Daily

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Oklahoma City (18), Dallas/Forth Worth, TX (200)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Norman (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Norman (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 80% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 22 fraternities
  • 15 fraternity houses
  • 14% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 17 sororities
  • 11 sorority houses
  • 23% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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