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Academic Tours

On-Campus & Virtual Information Sessions

Explore OU's academic programs

Many of our academic colleges offer additional information sessions, which provide a more in-depth look at specific programs of interest. These are a great opportunity to tour major-specific facilities and meet staff and faculty members from your intended academic college. Academic programs are offering many virtual and on-campus options — explore availabe sessions below and schedule your session today!
Unsure about your major and academic college prior to your visit? Complete OU's MyMajors Assessment.

On-campus academic sessions are typically scheduled on the same day as a prospective student’s campus tour. However, if campus tour space is full, on-campus academic session space may still be available. To inquire about scheduling an academic session only, please email our office at tour@ou.edu

Architecture
Architecture

Located in Gould Hall, OU’s Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture maintains an international reputation by offering students access to the latest digital technology. Tours will learn about the college’s library, the computer and BIM-VIZ labs, and the model shop where students transform their ideas into tangible designs with the 3D and modeling capabilities available to them.

On Campus: Summer 2024: June 14, July 26, August 2, and August 9 at 1:00 p.m. CT

 

Barksdale Air Force Base Visit
Air Force ROTC

Learn to lead, earn a commission, create life-long friends, and compete for management careers with guaranteed upward mobility in the World’s greatest Air Force. During this session, you will learn about OU Air Force ROTC, including how to join, more about our full-ride scholarships, and the unique Air Force cadet-only opportunities that are not offered anywhere else on campus. 

On Campus: 3rd Mondays at 1:00 p.m. CT
Virtual: 3rd Mondays at 1:00 p.m. CT

American flags on campus
Army ROTC

Interested in becoming a future cadet in OU's Army ROTC program? Join us for an information session throughout the semester to learn about our program's history, ROTC requirements and curriculum, and meet our leadership. 

On Campus: Mondays & Fridays at 1:00 p.m. CT

 

 



Arts & Sciences
Arts & Sciences

Explore the broad range of majors offered by the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences. Whether you are interested in a liberal arts degree or hope to pursue a degree in the sciences, the College of Arts and Sciences has something for everyone and prepares students for lives of professional accomplishment, civic engagement, personal fulfillment, and lifelong learning. 

On Campus: Select Fridays at 1 p.m. CT

 



 

Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences and Meteorology
Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences and Meteorology

The College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences is housed in the National Weather Center and is home to the School of Meteorology. The college educates and equips students on important issues regarding the planet’s future, such as high-impact weather, operational aviation, renewable energy, and climate change. Students interested in Aviation, Environmental Sustainability, Geography, Geographic Information Science, and Meteorology are welcome to attend on-campus and virtual tours and information sessions.

On Campus: Select Mondays and Fridays at 1:30 p.m. CT
Virtual: Select Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. CT

Aviation
Aviation

Take off on an exciting tour of the School of Aviation Studies. Tours will be able to check out our fleet of single- and multi-engine aircraft, our advanced aircraft simulators, and our air traffic control tower.

On Campus: Summer 2024: Select Fridays at 1:00 p.m. CT



 

 


 

Business
Business

OU’s Price College of Business is ranked among the top 50 business schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. While touring, visitors will learn about Price’s highly ranked undergraduate and graduate programs in addition to the college’s various economic development programs that engage faculty, students, and alumni to grow and diversify Oklahoma’s economy. 

On Campus: Summer 2024: Select Fridays at 1:00 p.m. CT

Company representative speaking to current student at career fair
Career Center: Starting Your Career Journey Sooner

OU's Career Center is a one-stop shop dedicated to helping students and alumni with career preparation. From career fairs to personalized advising and everything in between, the Career Center exists to help get you hired sooner. We are committed to helping students begin their academic careers with their professional goals in mind.

On Campus: Biweekly Fridays at 12:00 PM CT
 

Education
Education

The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education trains some of the finest teachers in Oklahoma. The college has been given the accolade of being an Apple Distinguished Program, and tours will learn about the college’s resources for future educators.

On Campus: Summer 2024: Select Mondays at 11:30 a.m. & Select Fridays at 1:00 p.m. CT

 

 

Education Abroad
Education Abroad

Explore the world while you are still enrolled at the University of Oklahoma through Education Abroad! Studying abroad provides an opportunity to discover new cultures, broaden your perspective, and gain a competitive edge in a globalized world. Over 30% of OU students engage with global opportunities all over the world each year. Immerse yourself in unique experiences, forge lifelong relationships, and develop invaluable skills that will shape your future.

On Campus: Fridays at 12:30 p.m. CT

Engineering
Engineering

The Gallogly College of Engineering equips future engineers and scientists with the tools and experiences to face complex global challenges. Tours will walk students through various student learning spaces in select buildings in the Engineering Quad. Due to the nature of research being conducted by our faculty, our lab spaces are not included on the tour.

On Campus: Summer 2024: Select days at 12:00 p.m. CT (tour only)

Petroleum Engineering
Petroleum Engineering

The Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering has a rich tradition of excellence in delivering students a petroleum engineering education that is among the best in the nation. Tours will explore Sarkeys Energy Center, which is home to two levels of laboratories and the Laurence S. Youngblood Energy Library.

On Campus: Mondays at 11:30 a.m. CT
Virtual: Biweekly Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. CT

Geosciences
Geosciences

The School of Geosciences delivers the highest quality education and prepares its graduates for successful and rewarding careers in industry, education, and government service. Tours will explore Sarkeys Energy Center, which is home to two levels of laboratories and the Laurence S. Youngblood Energy Library.

On Campus: Call (405) 325-9021 to schedule
Virtual: Biweekly Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. CT

 

Honors College
Honors College

The Honors College at the University of Oklahoma offers a supportive community and an academically rigorous challenge for intellectually motivated undergraduate students. Tours will visit David L. Boren Hall and learn about the requirements for graduating with honors from OU. 

On Campus: Summer 2024: Mondays & Fridays at 11:45 a.m. CT 

 

International Studies
International Studies

If you aspire to be a global citizen and have a deep curiosity to explore other cultures, the College of International Studies is the perfect place for you.  Our interdisciplinary majors and minors promote global fluency by enhancing knowledge of different languages, cultures, political systems, and societies in a way that enables students to perceive and interpret the world more productively.  Visit Farzaneh Hall, the hub of international education on campus, to learn about classes, faculty, and research opportunities available in the college.

On Campus: Fridays at 1:00 p.m. CT

Journalism & Mass Communication
Journalism & Mass Communication

Voted a top-10 Journalism & Mass Communication program in the nation by RTDNA, Gaylord College houses numerous hands-on experience opportunities for students such as the student-run advertising and public relations agency Lindsey + Asp or the student-produced full length daily news broadcast OU Nightly.

On Campus: Summer 2024: June 10, June 24, July 8, and July 22 at 12:30 p.m. CT

Major Exploration
Major Exploration

Finding and declaring a major should be a thoughtful process, and the Center for Major Exploration offers a variety of free resources to help determine which of OU's 170+ degree options is the best fit. Using our interest assessment tests and expert knowledge of OU majors and careers, Major Exploration Coaches will help you discover your options and decide on an academic major. 

On Campus: 1st Fridays at 12:00 p.m. CT

American Flags on Campus
Naval ROTC

Naval ​​ROTC Programs are seeking highly motivated, quality men and women who are scholars, athletes, and leaders to join and strive towards success. During this session, you will learn more about the Naval ROTC program, how to join, the benefits, and development you will receive within the program.

On Campus: Mondays & Fridays at 1:00 p.m. CT

 

 

Group photo of OU MoneyCoaches
Paying for OU

Hosted by OU's MoneyCoach Program, join us to learn about OU and external scholarships, financial aid, and effective financial strategies to help you pay for college. 

On Campus: 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month at 11:30 a.m. CT

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Pre-Health
Pre-Health

OU pre-health students have access to an internationally prominent faculty and state-of-the-art facilities and technology. Representatives from OU Health Sciences host virtual info sessions twice a month to connect with students and answer questions about their degrees. You can also visit the Health Sciences campus in Oklahoma City. 

On Campus: 1st & 3rd Fridays at 12:30 p.m. CT

 

 

 

 

 

Visual Arts
Weitzenhoffer College of Fine Arts

The Weitzenhoffer College of Fine Arts consists of the performing arts and visual arts programs. OU performing arts students study in a program consistently ranked among the best in the nation, and the OU School of Visual Arts cultivates excellence in the study of the visual arts, design, and art history to promote the growth of culture and meet the artistic needs of the community. 

School of Drama: Upon Request
School of Visual Arts: Upon Request
School of Music: Upon Request
School of Dance: Summer 2024: Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. CT