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Campus Safety

The University of Oklahoma provides residents a welcoming and safe environment.

From detailed plans that explain exactly what to do in the event of a weather emergency, to transportation services available throughout the academic year, you are our main concern.

Please use the links provided on the left to become further informed on the various programs designed to ensure your security. We hope you will review all the information provided in the residence hall Community Living Guide. For further information on ways to protect your personal safety, please visit the OUPD's personal safety page .

Safety and Security Committee

The Safety and Security Committee was established by the director of Housing and Food Services.  The Committee, comprised of staff and students, encourages the university community to point out housing or food services issues, in order to address problems timely and appropriately.

An interactive web request form has been established to facilitate the reporting of these issues or concerns.  We urge everyone to report issues to our committee by using this online Safety and Security request form.

As a member of our community, the Safety and Security Committee ask that everyone take an active part in keeping the University of Oklahoma safe and secure.

Missing Student Policy

The purpose of this policy is to define the procedures for the University of Oklahoma’s response to reports of missing students, as required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008. The policy applies to students who reside in University housing. This includes the residence halls and university-owned apartments.  For purposes of this policy, a student may be considered a “missing person” when he or she is absent from the University for more than 24 hours without any known reason. Please review the Missing Student Policy.