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Halliburton Women's Welcome

Did you know that making connections can facilitate and enhance your educational and professional success?

Halliburton Women's Welcome provides you with an opportunity to get a jumpstart on forming unique connections that will facilitate your success as an engineering or science student. This program assists female freshmen and transfer students as they transition to the study of engineering and science at OU. Students spend quality time with faculty, staff, alumnae and students from various engineering and science disciplines in both the Gallogly College of Engineering and Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering. Participants will become familiar with the campus, academic resources and opportunities to stay connected throughout the collegiate journey. As a bonus, students are provided with the opportunity to move into the residence halls early. 

This photo shows a group of Women in Engineering program participants.

Registration for HWW2021! Opening soon!


  • Facilitate and enhance your academic journey and success
  • Make friends with upperclassmen/freshmen women in your same field of study
  • Learn about the various disciplines/career opportunities in engineering/science
  • Learn about opportunities to stay connected
  • Participate in engineering activities
  • Connect with university and industry personnel
  • Become acquainted with campus before classes start
  • Get connected with OU, Gallogly College of Engineering, and Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy resources
  • Move into the residence halls early


All WOMEN who:

  • have been accepted to OU and will be starting classes in Summer or Fall 2020
  • have declared a major in the Gallogly College of Engineering (GCoE) or Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy (MCEE)
  • are undecided majors considering majoring in a discipline offered by GCoE or MCEE


The program initiates with early move-in for program attendees on Monday, August 17 and culminates around 3:00pm on Thursday, August 20. This year's program will use a hybrid model of online and in-person small group activities (mask provided), consistent with CDC guidance and University policy.


Space is limited! To make preparations for all who wish to attend, please submit your online application by Friday, July 10, 2020. Confirmation of your received registration will be sent to you via e-mail.


Thanks to the event sponsor, the registration fee is waived (similar programs across the country charge ~$200 for participation).