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On-Campus Events, Visits, and Group Tours Limited for Fall 2020.

Due to the widespread nature of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the University of Oklahoma has limited campus tours to high school seniors and transfer students planning to attend OU for the fall 2021 semester. We hope to have registration open soon for on-campus tours for tour dates of August 24 and beyond. Tour dates will be added throughout the semster to ensure our plan to welcome guests to campus stays up-to-date. Thank you for your continued patience during this time. 

 

On-Campus Experience Changes for Fall 2020 

Due to the widespread nature of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the current recommendations from the CDC, the University of Oklahoma has made a few changes to our campus experiences for Fall 2020.
 

  • Starting in August 2020, our on-campus tours will be only for prospective high school seniors (those starting at OU in 2021) and prospective transfer students.
  • Students will also be limited to bringing only one guest with them on the tour.
  • All guests will be required to wear a mask while on campus.

We appreciate your understanding as we continue to prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, and visitors, and we certainly hope to see you on campus soon.

  • Fall 2020 Tour Dates:
    August 24, 2020 - December 18, 2020

    We hope to have registration open after August 3 for on-campus tours for tour dates of August 24 and beyond. Tour dates will be added throughout the semster to ensure our plan to welcome guests to campus stays up-to-date. Thank you for your continued patience during this time.

  • Tours Are Offered: 
    Monday & Friday at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. CT
    Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at 9 a.m. and 2.p.m. CT
    Select Saturday tours are offered at 9:30 a.m. CT

The safety of our guests, students, and campus community is of the utmost importance to our team. We hope you will respect and understand the changes we have made to our campus experiences with your safety in mind.

Each OU campus has implemented and will enforce a policy mandating that masks be worn by employees, students, patients, and visitors (1) when they are inside University facilities and vehicles and (2) when they are outdoors on campus and social distancing of at least six feet is not possible.  Each campus policy has been reviewed and approved by OU’s Chief COVID Officer and is effective until further notice.

Our custodial staff and specialized contractors are working around the clock to disinfect campus buildings, and daily cleaning protocols have been enhanced in response to COVID-19. Read more about the Clean and Green initiative at ou.edu/cleanandgreen.

For more information about the University of Oklahoma’s updates and resources on the coronavirus, visit ou.edu/together.

Once you arrive on campus, a current student tour guide will take you on an hour and a half walking tour of campus. Comfy shoes are encouraged! Please also check the weather for Norman, Oklahoma ahead of your visit.

We will do our best to accommodate all guests, however, our campus tours may reach capacity. We suggest you register as soon as possible to ensure you have a spot that fits your schedule. We will not be accepting walk-ins at this time. If you need assistance, please contact us at (405) 325-2151 or tour@ou.edu.

We encourage you to schedule your tour as soon possible as our campus tours will have a strict capacity limit. Tours often fill a few weeks in advance.

If you are unable to attend a scheduled campus tour, feel free to explore campus on your own. You can stop by the Visitor's Center to pick up a self-guided tour brochure, or view this one on your mobile device. 

Written with a general overview and historical points of interest, it allows you to enjoy our "campus beautiful by day and night" at your own pace and convenience.

Self-Guided Tour (PDF) | Campus Map (PDF)

In-Person Campus Experience

One of the best ways to experience the Sooner tradition and to learn about all that OU offers is to visit our beautiful campus in Norman, Oklahoma. During your visit, you will hear about OU from staff, tour our campus with a current OU student, see our state-of-the-art facilities, and experience the OU community and spirit. 

 

The full walking tour of campus is led by a current OU student, so you'll get to experience the university from an insider's perspective.

 

You can even personalize your visit by adding an academic information session! You'll visit the academic college you're interested in and meet faculty, ask questions, and tour the facilities.

Virtual Campus Experiences

Live Student Guided Virtual Tour

Experience a live virtual campus tour led by one of our student tour guides. Choose a time that works for you to experience OU’s campus, spirit, and community from the comfort of wherever you are!

Live Student Guided Virtual Tour

Self-Guided Virtual Tour

Instantly tour many locations on OU's campus including the Great Reading Room at Bizzel Memorial Library, tour a Residence Hall room, our many facilities and beautiful South Oval to name a few. 

Self-Guided Virtual Tour