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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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Student Affairs oversees fourteen university departments, ranging from Student Life to Health Services, that give students the out-of-classroom experience.

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The SafeRide program provides safe, free taxi transportation to OU students within the Norman city limits. Each voucher will provide free transportation for that weekend on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Get your SafeRide Vouchers

On campus interviews will take place March 22-24, 2015, during Sooner bOUnd Graduation Recruitment and Welcome (GRW). Find registration information, the DRW schedule and information about GA experiences.

Graduate Recruitement & Welcome Week

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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Training for Freshmen and Transfer Students

Welcome to the University of Oklahoma. We are pleased you have chosen to be part of the OU family. We are committed to providing you with an outstanding education, as well as a safe and healthy living environment with opportunities in diverse, cultural experiences.

With that end in mind, President David Boren implemented the Diversity Experience Training for Freshmen and Transfer Students. The training is required in order to enroll in future semesters at the University of Oklahoma. Students who have participated in a Camp Crimson session, or who are enrolled in a fall Gateway to College Learning Class, will have completed this requirement through those options.

Questions? Contact the Office of University Community: (405) 325-6411 or

Diversity Experience Training




The Comprehensive Alcohol Program application for Fall 2015 Alcohol Awareness Peer Educators is now live. This is a great way for our students to have a positive health impact on their peers and the OU community at large! Use the below information at  

Title:  Student Employee - Peer Educator - FALL
Requisition Number:  21646
Department:  Counseling & Testing (SAHSCOUN) 
Responsible Hiring Manager:  Kye LeBoeuf      



The Office of Strategic Initiatives on the Research Campus is looking to hire one to two students for the Fall 2015 semester.  They are looking for individuals who are self-motivated and can assist in daily operations of the office including, filing, copying, running errands, and research projects.  The job would also include developing insightful, quality content to disseminate through social media channels.  Use the below information at  

Title:  Student Employee - FALL
Requisition Number:  23135
Department:  University Reseach Cabinet (PRUR)


OU Parents 101: Learning with your Freshman

OU Parents 101: Learning with your Freshman

In Student Affairs, we want to keep you, the parent, connected. By providing you the information needed to stay informed and aware of what your student is doing and/or needing to do throughout the semester, your student's experience will be heightened, their success at the University fully supported, and their opportunities, endless.

Here you can find all the information you need to remain an engaged, supportive parent and/or guardian of your new Sooner. This course highlights dates, events, campus services, and tips for parents of new University of Oklahoma students.

Download the iTunes U course