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OU-NORMAN Urgent 12:35 PM: OU Norman campus online classes and remote work will continue through all day 2-1-23.

OU-NORMAN Urgent 12:35 PM: Due to inclement weather and in an abundance of caution, the OU-Norman campus will continue online classes and encourages remote work where possible on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Employees and students are encouraged to prepare for the possibility of continued remote work and online classes Thursday, if necessary.

Subject to supervisor discretion, employees able to work remotely should. Essential employees should remain on or report to campus and follow their current schedules. Please check with your supervisor if you are unsure of your work schedule. If remote work is not appropriate for the position, nonessential employees will receive administrative leave. Supervisors and instructors are encouraged to show flexibility with employees and students as appropriate. Weather is not expected to impact internet connectivity and power. OU Online students will continue regularly scheduled instruction.

For more information on OU Athletics competitions, visit For road conditions, visit Plans for Thursday, Feb. 2, will be announced on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Complete campus closure information can be found here.



Tuesday, Jan. 31 & Wednesday, Feb. 1

Dining Halls:
Couch Restaurants, Residential Colleges' Dining Hall and Wagner Dining Hall will remain open regular hours.

Cross Village Restaurants:
All Cross Village restaurants will remain open regular hours.

Residential-Area Restaurants:
Xcetera: 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

All other restaurants will be closed.


For the safety of our staff, SafeWalk will not be available through Wednesday, Feb. 1.





No matter where you are in your educational journey, we have just the right living environment to help you succeed. All incoming first-year students are guaranteed an on-campus housing experience, and after your first year, there’s no need to leave campus. We have multiple housing options, ranging from suites to apartments, for our upperclass students to choose from.

Don’t forget about adding one of our meal plans to get the most out of your campus experience. With over 20 on-campus restaurants, including the world’s only all-you-can-eat Chick-fil-A in Couch Restaurants, you’re never far from your next snack or latte.

Two students sit on a lofted bed in a residence hall room




We are thrilled to be introducing room selection to first-year students for the 2023-2024 academic year.


Key Dates

October 17: Application Opens at 9 a.m. CDT
May 1: Room Selection Eligibility DEADLINE
May 15 - June 25: Room Selection

Start Your Application

Check out our First-Year Housing Application Preparation Worksheet (PDF) to get a preview of what to expect.



The 2023-2024 upperclass housing applications are open!

After your first year, there’s no need to leave campus! We have multiple housing options for our upperclass students to choose from: Traditions Square Apartments, the Residential Colleges or the Residence Halls. All bills and utilities are included, and rent can be charged directly to the Bursar.

Apartments and suites are fully furnished, have complimentary Internet and 24-hour maintenance. All three properties are within walking and biking distance of campus.

Students will need to decide between completing an application for:
• Traditions Square Apartments
• Residential Colleges/Residence Halls

Room selection timeslots are based on application completion date.

Current Traditions Square residents will have the opportunity to sign up for their same room.

Start Your Application


Key Dates

December 12: Applications Open at 9 a.m. CST
March 1: Same Room Sign-Up Eligibility DEADLINE (Current Traditions Square Residents Only)
March 6 - June 25: Room Selection

My Housing Portal


Housing applications and contracts for the 2022-2023 academic year are no longer available.

If you are in need of housing for the 2022-2023 academic year, please contact us at (405) 325-2511 or


Commuter students interested in purchasing a meal plan for the spring semester can log into the housing portal below.

Log into my housing portal


OU Housing Application is Now Open

The OU first-year housing application is now open! In order to complete our application, you must set up your OU account and email if you have not done so already.

Set up your OU Account & Email

Come Work with Food Services!

Apply now to work when classes begin in January and become eligible for early enrollment in fall 2023.

Starting pay at $10/hr. • Flexible schedule & hours
Free meal for each shift worked
Stay on campus • Work with great people

Apply now

Tour Your Future Home


Take a virtual tour with our tour guides and see how housing and food works at OU!


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Campus Dining

OU Campus Dining continuously strives to offer students and guests the highest level of service, quality and variety of options. As we welcome students, faculty and staff to campus for spring 2023, we want to clearly communicate the dining options that are open. 

Dining Options for Spring 2023


Residence Halls & Apartments

Feed Your Appetite

Maintenance Request


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