How to Get an Account
Your OUNet account is created automatically after you are admitted to the University.
You must activate your OUNet account in order to access your OU e-mail, online enrollment, grades, tuition payment, course management software, and computer labs. Your ou.edu email address is the primary means of communication concerning enrollment, financial aid, scholarships, and other important campus notifications.
To activate your account, go to account.ou.edu and click on “New to OU? Set Up Account.” Follow the instructions provided on that site.
After activation, visit account.ou.edu to:
- Change your password
- Select your email alias
- Forward your OU email off campus
- Enable or disable your email junk filter
- Activate your OU web space
- Update your emergency contact information
- Retrieve your OUNetID
Resources for new students: it.ou.edu/newstudents