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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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The SafeRide program provides safe, free taxi and bus transportation to OU students within the Norman city limits. The program operates from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to offer OU students safe transportation at the end of their evening. 

Learn How to Use SafeRide

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.

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Crimson Cruisers Contest: BURN 'EM BEFORE BREAK

Calorie-Burning Bike Share Contest

The Crimson Cruisers bike share member who burns the most calories* using the Crimson Cruisers from March 12 - 16th will WIN A $25.00 GIFT CARD of their choice! 

*Track your calorie-burning progress by logging in to your account. 

Not a member? Sign-up today and receive a $5.00 credit on your account!




Paul Shanor Memorial Scholarship

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 a 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. 

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The Big Event: Volunteer Registration OPEN

Big Event Registration is Now Open

The Big Event 2018 volunteer registration is OPEN! The Big Event will take place on Saturday, April 14. If you have a desire to make an impact in the community and/or have a heart for service, sign up to volunteer today.

The Big Event is OU’s official day of community service. Every spring, nearly 6,000 students, faculty, and staff volunteer for a maximum of four hours at over 180 non-profit organizations, religious establishments, and private residences around the greater Oklahoma City area - making OU’s Big Event the largest community service project in the state of Oklahoma, and the third largest in the nation.

Registration is completely free and volunteers (individual and groups) receive a free t-shirt, breakfast at our North Oval Kick-Off Ceremony, and lunch. Volunteer registration will be open until March. Help us unify campus and the community through our of service and gratitude. We can’t wait to see you make a difference in the community on April 14!

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What To Do At OU

What To Do At OU

It's what's happening on and around campus 24/7. Have an event open to all OU students? Want help publicizing your event? Click the button below, complete the event form information, and choose the What To Do calendar.

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Submit an Event

OU Veteran Services

Max Hawkins, Veteran Services Tech

Welcome Max Hawkins, from the Oklahoma Department of Veteran Affairs, embedded at OU as the OU Veteran Services Tech on the OU Norman Campus.

Max is a resource for all student veterans as well as faculty/staff military families and the Norman community.

Schedule a Meeting

REPORT: 24-HR Reporting Hotline

OU Innovators Prize

To further enhance responsiveness, the University of Oklahoma has established a 24-hour Reporting Hotline.  The hotline will serve as an added protection for OU students, handling reports of bias, discrimination, physical or mental harassment or misconduct by OU community members.  The 24-hour Reporting Hotline can be accessed by calling 844-428-6531.

24-HR Online Reporting