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If you bring a car to campus, you will need to purchase a parking permit. OU student parking permits are available for $195 at the click of the button through Parking Services.

There are also numerous transportation options if you do not have a vehicle. Visit or call 405.325.CART for more information.

Campus Jobs:

OU offers many on- and off-campus employment, internship and work-study opportunities to help you gain valuable real world experience for any major. Employers will work around your class schedule and understand the challenges you face as a college student.

On-campus jobs offer convenience and plenty of hands-on experience and, in some cases, course credit. Check out on-campus opportunities at

The Job Location Program connects local employers with students looking for local part-time work. Learn more about the Job Location Program and preview open positions here.

Campus Map:

Visit our new Google-integrated Campus Map to take a virtual tour of campus or to locate your classroom locations before classes begin.

Disability Services:

The OU Disability Resource Center provides accommodations for students on an individual basis dependent on the need for services including advocacy, architectural accessibility, alternative testing and interpretation, real-time captioning and note-taking services. Find more information and initiate a request for accommodation online at the Disability Resource Center.

OU Bookstore/Libraries:

OU Bookstore: The scholastic items you need are all at the OU Bookstore. You can pre-order your textbooks from the University Bookstore. Using your class schedule, you are able to build your book order each semester. You can then visit the Bookstore and pick up the books your ordered. For more informatin about how to pre-order your books online, visit the OU Bookstore website.

OU Libraries: The OU Libraries also provides selected textbooks on reserve that can be checked out free of charge. Visit or call 405-325-4142 for more information.

General Catalog and Undergraduate Degree Requirements:

You can find the OU General Catalog online at and the Undergraduate Degree Requirements at

Online Academic Calendars:

Online academic calendars are available through our Office of Admissions.

Campus Safety:

From a recent survey, students remarked that they overwhelmingly felt safe both in the residence halls, and across campus. Our police division patrols the parking lots and exterior grounds throughout the night and early morning hours. Residential floors are locked 24-hrs a day, seven days a week. Ground floor doors lock at 10 p.m, Sunday through Thursday, and at midnight on Friday and Saturday. All residents may access the ground floors of the towers with their student ID cards in order to use the computer labs and food services operations. For students who are studying or working on campus late at night, OU offers a program called Safewalk, where volunteers escort students to their campus destination. Outdoor emergency telephones are also located throughout the academic and housing areas. For more safety information, visit the OU Police Department website.

Athletic Tickets:

With 26 national championships and 240 conference championships, OU’s athletic programs have a winning tradition. All sports events (with the exception of men’s football and basketball) are free with an OU ID to our students. For more information, visit