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Student Affairs strives to enhance students' academic success by developing student skills, cultivating diverse campus life experiences, and enriching the university community through programs and services.

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Student Affairs oversees fourteen university departments, ranging from Student Life to Health Services, that give students the out-of-classroom experience.

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The SafeRide program provides safe, free taxi transportation to OU students within the Norman city limits. Each voucher will provide free transportation for that weekend on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Get your SafeRide Vouchers

On campus interviews will take place March 22-24, 2015, during Sooner bOUnd Graduation Recruitment and Welcome (GRW). Find registration information, the DRW schedule and information about GA experiences.

Graduate Recruitement & Welcome Week

We're here to help. Student Affairs offers many services to create a safe and healthy environment, including, but not limited to the Behavioral Intervention Team, OU Advocates and the University Counseling Center.

Find More Here


OU Parents 101: Learning with your Freshman

OU Parents 101: Learning with your Freshman

In Student Affairs, we want to keep you, the parent, connected. By providing you the information needed to stay informed and aware of what your student is doing and/or needing to do throughout the semester, your student's experience will be heightened, their success at the University fully supported, and their opportunities, endless.

Here you can find all the information you need to remain an engaged, supportive parent and/or guardian of your new Sooner. This course highlights dates, events, campus services, and tips for parents of new University of Oklahoma students.

Download the iTunes U course


Paul Shanor Scholarship

The Paul Shanor Scholarship was established in loving memory of Paul by his family and friends. Paul was tragically killed in 2006. As an University of Oklahoma student and Community Service Chair for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Paul established himself as a conscientious, responsible, caring student who was passionate about helping others through his involvement in volunteerism and community service. Applicants should demonstrate their involvement in the community.

Who can apply?

Juniors or seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA in good academic standing, enrolled full time at OU. Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of community involvement.

Scholarship Amount



February 20th  by 5:00 pm to the Student Affairs Office, OMU 265