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Student Affairs strives to enhance students' academic success by developing student skills, cultivating diverse campus life experiences, and enriching the university community through programs and services.

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Student Affairs oversees fourteen university departments, ranging from Student Life to Health Services, that give students the out-of-classroom experience.

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The SafeRide program provides safe, free taxi transportation to OU students within the Norman city limits. Each voucher will provide free transportation for that weekend on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Get your SafeRide Vouchers

On campus interviews will take place March 22-24, 2015, during Sooner bOUnd Graduation Recruitment and Welcome (GRW). Find registration information, the DRW schedule and information about GA experiences.

Graduate Recruitement & Welcome Week

We're here to help. Student Affairs offers many services to create a safe and healthy environment, including, but not limited to the Behavioral Intervention Team, OU Advocates and the University Counseling Center.

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Lecture: Who are we? Racial Formation in the United States

Who are we? Racial Formation in the United States

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Make sure to RSVP by Monday, March 23.

Michael Omi, Assoc. Prof.,
Asian American Studies - UC-Berkley

You are invited to attend the lecture entitled: "Who Are We? Racial Formation in the United States" presented by Michael Omi.  Professor Omi explores how the dominant ideology of colorblindness exhorts us to "get beyond race," but we continue to grapple with issues of how, when, where and why individuals are racially classified.   

The presentation will be from 5:30pm to 7:30pm on Tuesday, March 24 in the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation auditorium (Room 1140) in Gaylord College of Journalism, 395 West Lindsey St., Norman.  Classes are welcome to attend.  For more information, please contact Angela Urick at


OU Parents 101: Learning with your Freshman

OU Parents 101: Learning with your Freshman

In Student Affairs, we want to keep you, the parent, connected. By providing you the information needed to stay informed and aware of what your student is doing and/or needing to do throughout the semester, your student's experience will be heightened, their success at the University fully supported, and their opportunities, endless.

Here you can find all the information you need to remain an engaged, supportive parent and/or guardian of your new Sooner. This course highlights dates, events, campus services, and tips for parents of new University of Oklahoma students.

Download the iTunes U course