Provost Direct Units
Academic Advising is a key component to helping students graduate. Academic Advisors help students to select majors, monitor academic progress and create academic plans, provide letters of reference for careers and internships, and connect to resources around campus.
Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center
The Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center is a unique and nonpartisan institution that strengthens representative democracy through scholarship, learning, and service. Established in 1979 by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma, the center is a living tribute to the ideals, leadership, and accomplishments of the Honorable Carl Albert, native Oklahoman, University of Oklahoma alumnus, Rhodes Scholar, 46th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Center for the History of Liberty
The Center for the History of Liberty is devoted to a deeper understanding of the concept of liberty, in all its manifestations—philosophical and practical, individual and corporate, political and personal, economic and spiritual. It sponsors programming addressing these themes, most of it open to the public, including lectures, seminars, and colloquia.
Center for Faculty Excellence
The Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) strives to support faculty success and well-being at all stages of faculty growth and development. The CFE provides support and skill development to help faculty enhance teaching, extend research and creative activities, engage in their communities, and foster leadership in an environment that encourages a culture of collegial support, inclusiveness, and excellence.
Division of Enrollment Management
The Division of Enrollment Management serves both prospective and current OU students and their families. The departments within the Enrollment division include Admissions and Recruitment, Financial Aid Services (including the Student Financial Center, Scholarships Office and the MidFirst Bank MoneyCoach Program), the Office of the Registrar (including Veteran Student Services), and Enrollment Management Communications.
The Faculty Senate consists of fifty members of the regular faculty of the University of Oklahoma elected to three-year terms by their respective colleges. The Senate exercises legislative powers as delegated by the regular faculty and has the power to initiate any legislation requiring approval of the Board of Regents.
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
Through its growing collections, diverse exhibitions, and programs, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art creates opportunities for the University family, the people of Oklahoma, and our national and international audiences to derive knowledge, understanding, and enjoyment from the visual arts.
Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing
The mission of the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing is to advance the science of virtue and to promote the flourishing of OU students and all Oklahomans.
Institutional Research and Reporting
OU's Institutional Research & Reporting office is dedicated to providing accurate, detailed, and clearly defined information about the university to a variety of stakeholders - including university administration, government agencies, the media, and the general public - as well as working to improve data literacy and analysis skills among all campus constituents.
Office of Academic Assessment
The mission of the Office of Academic Assessment (OAA) is to promote student learning and overall success by fostering good assessment practices across all academic programs at OU.
Office of Academic Integrity Programs
The Office of Academic Integrity Programs administers and promotes the University of Oklahoma's Academic Integrity Code and advises the student Integrity Council in all its activities. OAIP and the Integrity Council are available year-round to answer policy questions and provide classroom presentations on academic integrity.
Office of Digital Learning
The Office of Digital Learning partners with faculty to integrate digital technologies into courses and programs. Facilitated through various initiatives, ODL works to promote a learning environment, which connects learners to information, peers, experts, the world, and themselves.
Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program
The Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program (OSLEP) is a unique intercollegiate, interdisciplinary program designed to develop the scholarship and leadership abilities of Oklahoma's outstanding college and university students. The program is sponsored by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and administered by the University of Oklahoma.
The University Ombuds Office facilitates understanding, communication and conflict resolution among University faculty and staff. The office serves as a prompt, impartial and confidential means of facilitating dialogue between parties, and as a means, apart from the formal grievance procedures, of resolving differences.
OU Humanities Forum
The OU Humanities Forum supports and promotes innovative, interdisciplinary humanities research that seeks to understand and transform our world. Through grants, symposia, lecture series, workshops, and digital media platforms, the Forum facilitates an environment of advancement for arts and humanities scholarship by OU faculty and students and shares that knowledge with communities of learners within and beyond the university.
The University Libraries, in support of the mission of the University of Oklahoma, develops and maintains programs that provide access to the informational resources necessary to fulfill the academic, research, artistic, scholarly and community leadership objectives of the University.
During its more than eighty years of continuous operation, the University of Oklahoma Press has gained international recognition as an outstanding publisher of scholarly literature. The major goal of the Press is to strengthen its position as a preeminent publisher of books about the American West and American Indians, while expanding its program in other scholarly disciplines, including classical studies, military history, political science, and natural science.
OU - Tulsa Schusterman Center
The University of Oklahoma - Tulsa Schusterman Center (OU-Tulsa) aims to provide the best educational experience for its students through excellence in teaching, research and creative activity, and service to the state and society. The vision of the Schusterman Center is to build a nationally recognized center of higher education that emphasizes strong campus-community partnerships and leverages the unique opportunities and needs in the Tulsa region.
Student Support Services, known as Project Threshold on the University of Oklahoma campus, is a federally funded program. Project Threshold provides a personalized approach to delivering academic support to individuals who may face barriers to academic success in their college careers. One of seven TRIO programs, Project Threshold is designed to serve students who are first generation, economically disadvantaged, or disabled.
Sam Noble Museum
The Sam Noble Museum at The University of Oklahoma inspires minds to understand the world through collection-based research, interpretation and education. Curators and staff of the museum conduct scientific investigations to preserve and develop a greater understanding and appreciation of natural resources and human cultural heritage. They develop exhibitions and conduct educational programs for all ages that illustrate, interpret and explain the natural history of the state and region to bring a greater understanding of our world to the people of Oklahoma and others.
World Literature Today
World Literature Today is a literary magazine founded at the University of Oklahoma in 1927. It is also a humanities center on the OU campus that hosts two annual literary festivals, and offers hands-on internship opportunities, scholarships, and courses dealing with literature and magazine publication.
The OU Writing Center is a university-wide program that enriches learning, teaching, and research through engagement with writing. We assist students and faculty across the campus with all types of writing projects at any stage in the writing process.