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Residential Colleges

Residential Colleges


 

First-year and upperclass students

The Residential Colleges are living-learning communities committed to providing an intimate and supportive housing experience for OU students. The colleges have their own dining hall, creative common space, game room, library, courtyard and classrooms. They offer five different room styles, ranging from single rooms to three-bed with living and bath.

The spring 2022 housing applications are open for first-year and upperclass students!

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Exterior of Dunham College at dusk


 

Location


 

Map of Dunham and Headington Colleges. A bird's-eye view shows that Dunham College is directly west of Headington College. The Residential Colleges are to the east of Asp Avenue and the south of W. Lindsey Street.

Dunham College and Headington College are located on West Lindsey, and south of of Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium

Closest dining option(s):
Cate Restaurants
Residential Colleges’ Dining Hall
Wagner Dining Hall
Xcetera

Walking distance:
Walk time to Sarkeys Fitness Center: 5 min
Walk time to Bizzell Memorial Library: 12 min
Walk time to Oklahoma Memorial Union: 11 min
Walk time to Physical Sciences Center: 12 min

View the Residential Colleges on a map


 

Floor Plan and Dimensions


 

*Sq. ft listed is an approximate value for each floor plan. 

Floor plan for a One Bed Single in the Residential Colleges.  The room shows a full-size bed, a desk with a chair, a dresser and a closet.

Single
Dimensions: 9'x15' (135 sq. feet)*
Full-sized bed

All of the furniture is movable to allow residents to individualize their space. This floor plan comes with a full-size bed. Residents share a bathroom with other residents on their floor. The bathroom is cleaned daily by OU housekeeping. Available at Dunham College and Headington College. 

Floor plan for a One Bed with Bath in the Residential Colleges. The room shows a full-size bed, a desk with a chair, a dresser and a closet. The bathroom has a toilet, sink and shower.

Single with Bath
Dimensions: 17'6" x 18' (316 sq. feet)*
Full-sized bed

All of the furniture is movable to allow residents to individualize their space. This floor plan comes with a full-size bed. Residents have a private bathroom and a private bedroom. Residents are responsible for cleaning their own bathroom. Available at Dunham College and Headington College. 

Floor plan for a Two Bed Double in the Residential Colleges. The room shows two full-size beds, two desks with chairs, two dressers and two closets.

Double
Dimensions: 12'8" x 17' (215 sq. feet)*
Twin XL bed

All of the furniture is movable to allow residents to individualize their space. This floor plan comes with a twin XL bed. Residents share a bathroom with other residents on their floor. The bathroom is cleaned daily by OU housekeeping. Available at Dunham College and Headington College. 

Floor plan for a Two Bedroom with Living in the Residential Colleges. The floor plan shows two bedrooms. Each has a full-size bed, a desk with a chair, a dresser and a closet. The living room has a couch, table and a television stand.

Two Bedroom with Living
Dimensions: 20'8" x 23'5" (485 sq. feet)*
Full-sized bed

All of the furniture is movable to allow residents to individualize their space. This floor plan comes with full-sized beds. The furnished living area includes a study table with attached chairs and an entertainment center (TV not included). Residents share a bathroom with other residents on their floor. The bathroom is cleaned daily by OU housekeeping. Available at Dunham College and Headington College. 

Floor plan for a Three Bedroom with Living and Bath in the Residential Colleges. The floor plan shows three bedrooms. Each has a full-size bed, a desk with a chair, a dresser and a closet. The living room has a couch, two lounging chairs, table, a television stand and a round table with four chairs. A double sink sits in the hallway. There is a bathroom with a toilet and a shower.

Three Bedroom with Living and Bath
Dimensions: 33'6"x 22'3" (745 sq. feet)*
Full-sized bed

All of the furniture is movable to allow residents to individualize their space. This floor plan comes with full-sized beds. The furnished living area includes a couch, living room chair, entertainment center (TV not included), end table, dining table and dining chairs. Residents share a bathroom with their roommate(s) but have a private bedroom. Residents share the responsibility of cleaning their bathroom and the common areas. Available at Dunham College and Headington College.


 

What's Included


 

  • Individual, per-bedroom applications
  • All utilities included (water/electric/trash)
  • Free wireless internet
  • Online Bursar billing
  • Laundry facility on-site
  • Fully-furnished rooms
  • Storm shelters
  • Nearby parking garage
  • Easy walk or bike ride to classes
  • Full-service move-in provided
  • On-site dining halls
  • Creative Commons
  • Game rooms
  • Meditation rooms
  • Music Rooms
  • Living rooms
  • Study lounges
  • Co-ed communities
  • Faculty Fellows
  • Libraries
  • Classrooms
  • Seminar rooms
  • Unit electronic entry

Washers and dryers are located in the following areas:

  • Dunham College: Basement
  • Headington College: Basement

Residents will have credits for eight laundry cycles (washing and drying are two separate cycles) preloaded to their Sooner Card each week. One additional dollar for drying credit is also available in case students need it. The credits will expire at 11:59 p.m. each Saturday and will not roll over to the next week.  

Washing machines are not to be used for dyeing.

Please remember to be considerate of others and promptly remove clothes from the washers and dryers. The university is not responsible for articles left unattended.

Many students choose to not bring a car to campus. Everything you need or want is available on or very near to your campus home. Below are some details you should be aware of when bringing a bicycle to campus.

Bicycle Guidelines:

  • Non-folding bicycles are prohibited within the residence halls. Bicycles that can be folded and take up no more than 92 linear inches of space can be stored in a student’s residence hall room. Students are asked to fold and unfold these bicycles outside of the residence halls.
  • Be sure to bring a strong lock and chain for the bike racks.
  • Bicycle racks are available around each housing center for easy access, as well as at multiple locations across campus.


Bicycle Lockers:

  • A limited number of bicycle lockers are available for semester or full-year rental.
  • For your convenience, you may reserve your bike locker prior to your arrival by calling (405) 325-2511. The cost is $55/semester or $100/year.
  • When you reserve a bicycle locker, your key will be available upon your arrival in August.

Bicycle Registration:

  • University policy mandates bicycle registration.

Information on Bicycle Registration Available Here


 

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Mailing Addresses


 

Dunham College
250 West Lindsey
Norman, Oklahoma 73019

Headington College
200 West Lindsey
Norman, Oklahoma 73019