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Welcome to Inside OU, a resource for OU students, staff, and faculty to stay connected with what is happening at the university.

Parking Options for Start of Fall Semester

Due to an increased demand for parking, commuters should think about purchasing a parking permit for the newly added Parkview parking lot.  

For $50, commuters can use the 500-space lot that is located at the site of the former Parkview Apartments on east Lindsey, across the street from Brandt Park and the Duck Pond.



EMBARK Free for OU Students

University of Oklahoma students who want to use public transit to travel across Norman will be able to do so for free with their student ID.



Residence Hall Move-In Continues

The University community welcomes back residential college residents and upperclass students to campus. Today, freshman students began arriving at 6 a.m. for Move-In.



Camp Crimson Attendees Enjoy First Year Diversity Experience

Incoming students participated in diversity training at Camp Crimson – all part of a plan to prepare them for real-world interactions. During their three-hour First Year Diversity Experience, students learn how to build community through connections.  Facilitators used quizzes, games and role-playing to help incoming students feel more knowledgeable and prepared to meet new people at OU.



#AskMe Seeks Volunteers

Starting at a new university, especially one as large as the University of Oklahoma Norman campus, can be confusing. The OU #AskMe volunteers are here to help.

On Monday and Tuesday of next week, #AskMe volunteers will work hour-long shifts across campus. Their shirts, lanyards and signs help those in need to quickly identify them should students need to ask a question.



OU Students Train for Careers in Billion-Dollar Industry

The Department of Anthropology in the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences is preparing students for work with private archaeology firms.   

Since coming to OU in 2012, Bonnie Pitblado headed up two summer field schools with the goal of preparing her students for the high-powered world of cultural resources management. It’s a company that is part of a billion-dollar industry, which is constantly on the hunt for new employees.



Conference Highlights Oklahoma Women

About 400 women are expected in Tulsa to attend OK-WISE, a conference that highlights the scientific, economic and societal impacts being made by women in Oklahoma.

The conference is spearheaded by the Oklahoma Catalyst team at the Tom Love Innovation Hub that is located on the University of Oklahoma Research Campus.



Students on Drillbotics Team

OU-Tulsa Hosts Signing Day Event

OU-Tulsa will receive a $550,000 grant, thanks to the partnership between OU-Tulsa’s Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s Children and Family Services Administration.

The grant, provided over four years, will allocate stipends to students to earn their bachelor’s or master’s degree in social work.