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OU-Tulsa Fitness Center

Closed Until Further Notice Due to COVID-19

Access Procedures

All OU-Tulsa students, faculty, and staff must have a Current Fitness Center Waiver on file with OU-Tulsa Student Affairs, as well as a valid OU-Tulsa Sooner Card ID to access the Fitness Center. 

For questions or concerns please contact Lee Lawson, Assistant Director of Student Affairs, at 918-660-3105,, or in the Student Affairs office in the Founders Student Center (room 1C76).

Frequently Asked Questions

Any OU-Tulsa student, staff member, paid faculty (full or part-time), or medical resident can use the OU-Tulsa Fitness Center; members of each of these groups MUST have a current waiver on file with OU-Tulsa Student Affairs, room 1C76, and have a valid Sooner ID card.

For liability reasons, the OU-Tulsa Fitness Center is NOT open to family members, friends or guests. If you are found to be providing such access to non-OU affiliates, your access to the facility will be terminated.

The facility is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by swiping your Sooner ID card at the main entrance to the fitness center. If you do not already have an OU Sooner Card ID, you may obtain one during normal business hours in Enrollment & Student Financial Services, room 1C100 on the OU-Tulsa campus. There is a $15 charge for students and no cost to faculty/staff. The waiver and card are required to gain facility use priviliges.

It is also important to note that your card must NOT be shared with other students, faculty, staff or other non-OU affiliated friends or family members. If it is determined by Student Affairs that you are sharing your access card with others, your access rights will be terminated.

The fitness center houses numerous resistance machines, cardiovascular machines, and free weight options. Additionally, there is an enclosed space dedicated for private workouts, viewing fitness videos, and our sanctionied fitness classes.

Showers and a limited number of lockers are available in the restrooms just outside the facility by the south entrance to the main administration building. You are responsible for bringing your own towels, if needed. Please feel free to padlock the lockers during your workout, but these must be removed when you leave each day. Any locks left overnight will be cut by the OU-Tulsa Operations department for campus security purposes.


The fitness center is available free of charge to authorized users (as described above).

Please discontinue use of the machine and report the problem to OU-Tulsa Student Affairs (or the Police/Security desk when Student Affairs is closed). We will place an “Out of Order” sign on the equipment, and have the equpment repaired as soon as possible.

Users must wear appropriate clothing and closed-toe athletic shoes.

If you knowingly provide access to an individual that does not have authorized access (with their own OU Sooner Card ID, your fitness center priviliges will be revoked.

Misuse of equipment could result in loss of fitness center privileges.

As a courtesy to others, each user is expected to wipe down, clean and/or dry equipment after using it. Paper towels and spray cleaner are provided for your convenience.