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The Sandra L. O’Brien Student Computer Lab, recently renovated and renamed "Sandra L. O'Brien Collaborative Learning Hub" is available to students, faculty, and staff of the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education for academic, research or personal use.

The hub has Mac and Windows desktops set up and ready for use as well as a number of other useful electronics available for checkout to assist in your learning and research activities. Items available for checkout include laptops (Mac & PC), iPads, digital camcorders, lighting kits, wireless microphones, headphones, voice recorders, projectors, screens, iPad accessories (JustStand, Swivl), misc. adapters for iPads, Macs, & PC laptops, Apple TVs, slide advancers, clickers, charging cables, etc.  All equipment checkouts must comply with the college equipment checkout policy (Download equipment checkout policy here (DOC). The computers available in the hub have a large variety of production, creativity, and research software installed to meet your needs.


Students that are taking a JRCoE class during the current semester and paying Education technology fees are given 300 free prints during the semester, good only in the Sandra L. O’Brien Collaborative Learning Hub, with an option to purchase additional prints after the free prints are depleted. The college's printing system is not part of the OneCard system so printing credits are not interchangeable.


The Sandra L. O'Brien Collaborative Learning Hub is located in room 244 of Collings Hall. 

Phone number

(405) 325-1575

Hours of Operation

These are the normal business hours for the hub during the spring and fall semesters. For hours during intercession, holiday breaks, or summer please contact us at

Monday through Thursday-8 am to 10 pm

Friday-8 am to 7 pm


Sunday-4 pm to 10 pm

Professional Services

Career Services

The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, cooperating with OU Career Services, assists qualified students and alumni in locating and securing teaching positions. School administrators are cordially invited to make full use of these services in their efforts to employ competent teachers for the school systems they administer. Career Services is located in the Oklahoma Memorial Union 329.

Center for Educational Development and Research (CEDaR)

The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education CEDAR offers assistance to the faculty, staff and graduate students in the College with the development of research proposals and in the design and conduct of research projects. CEDAR is located in Collings Hall, Room 318.

Curriculum Materials Library

The Curriculum Materials Library houses the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education's public school textbook and curriculum materials collection. It is located in room 150 of Collings Hall on the OU-Norman campus.

Field Experiences Office

All students in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education are required to have extensive field experiences as a part of their professional preparation; these activities vary in terms of time and place. The Field Experiences Office, located in the Education Dean's Suite (Collings 100), coordinates all field-based educational experiences.

Institute of Child Development

The National Academy of Early Childhood Programs has accredited the Institute of Child Development, which serves approximately 50 children from the Norman and University communities. Working with children from 2-5 years old, the Institute meets a variety of strict standards, including providing activities appropriate for preschool children, having an adequate student-staff ratio, meeting stringent health and safety standards, and providing opportunities for parental involvement. The OU Institute of Child Development was in the first group of licensed childcare facilities in the United States to be accredited. The Institute is located at 1205 W. Boyd Street, Annex, Norman, OK 73069.