The best way to experience the Sooner tradition and to learn about all that OU offers is to visit our beautiful campus in Norman, Oklahoma. During your visit, you will have the opportunity to meet current OU students and staff, see our state-of-the-art facilities and experience the OU community and spirit.
Campus tours are offered Monday-Friday at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. or Saturday at 9:30 a.m. If you would like to schedule a tour for your group or school please call (405) 325-1617.
General Campus Tour Experience
A campus tour experience begins with an information session in the OU Visitors Center covering material over admissions, scholarships, housing, and more. Afterwards, you will be guided on a ninety-minute walking tour led by a current OU student.
Highlights on the route include stops at:
- Bizzell Memorial Library’s Great Reading Room
- Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
- Walker Residence Tower
- Oklahoma Memorial Union
- And more!
Prospective Student Group Tours
Recruitment Services is excited to offer campus tours for groups of prospective high school and college transfer students. These tours are available to accomodate specialized groups like high school classes or clubs (among others) that may be too large for our regularly scheduled tours. Learn more.
Every third Friday at 12:30 p.m., a representative from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center will be on the Norman campus to provide information to prospective students interested in health professions. Call (405) 325-2151 to schedule a campus tour and a HSC information session.
Every Monday and Friday, the College of Engineering hosts an information session and tour for future engineers. Call (405) 325-2151 one week in advance to schedule an appointment.
Every Monday at 1:30 p.m., a representative from the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering offers a tour and information session. Meeting place for the tour is in Sarkeys Energy Center, 12th floor.
Every Monday and Friday at 1 p.m. during the regular academic school year, the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication will offer tours and information sessions for prospective students (except on University holidays). Meeting location: Gaylord Hall, Room 2533. No pre-registration is required. Call (405) 325-2151 for information regarding these opportunities.
The Michael F. Price College of Business offers a prospective student tour every Friday at 1 p.m. The meeting place is in Michael F. Price Hall in the Advising Office, suite 1010. Please call (405) 325-2151 at least one week in advance of your campus visit if you wish to take this tour.
OU offers a Bachelor of Science degree in 4 different aviation concentrations.
- Professional Pilot
- Aviation Management/Flying
- Aviation Management/Non-Flying
- Air Traffic Management
Call (405) 325-2151 to arrange your tour of campus and request an appointment with the Department of Aviation, located at the north campus (Westheimer Airport). Your appointment will include a look at our air traffic control simulation lab and our modern aircraft fleet. Additional information may be found at aviation.ou.edu
OU offers Bachelors of Science, Masters and Ph.D. degrees in geology and geophysics. Please call (405) 325-3253 to arrange a tour with the ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics located in Sarkeys Energy Center on OU’s main campus. Additional information can be found here geology.ou.edu.
Interested in Graduate School?
The OU Graduate College offers a campus tour specifically geared toward the graduate student. Led by our Graduate College Student Ambassadors, tours can be booked for the individual or a group and can incorporate prospective academic departments. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 405-325-0797 at least one week in advanced of your campus visit to schedule a tour.
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OU students not only benefit from a diverse and vibrant campus environment, they also enjoy living in Norman, which is Oklahoma’s third largest city. The Norman community offers excellent restaurants, great shopping next to the university on Campus Corner and plenty of smiling faces. An award-winning public school system and a thriving manufacturing and business community with clean, green neighborhoods keep many Sooners here after graduation. In fact, MONEY magazine recently named Norman, OK the 6th best place to live in America on its "Best Places to live 2008” list! Learn more about Sooner spirit and the welcoming OU community.
If you would like to schedule a tour and are not a prospective high school student, transfer student or prospective student family member, please visit the OU Visitor Center site for information on booking a special tour.
If you are unable to schedule a campus tour online, please call (405) 325-2151 to make arrangements.