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Start Sooner Programming

Start Sooner will have evening programs planned during weekdays throughout the program. The activities will be planned by the Start Sooner staff. None of the programs, except those that are required for class, are mandatory.


Discover Oklahoma Weekend Trips

Start Sooner will also include Saturday programming that will serve as an opportunity for students to explore Norman, Oklahoma City, and the surrounding area. The Saturday trips are not mandatory. However, there will be no additional cost for the students for the trip and transportation will be included. Past Saturday programs have included:

OKC National Memorial and Museum

OKC Dodgers Baseball Game

Kayaking or Paddleboarding at the Oklahoma River

Tour of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Tour Sam Noble Museum of Natural History

Tour Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art Museum

Tour the OKC Myriad Gardens 


Weeknight Programming

Weeknight programs will be planned by Start Sooner staff members .

Most weeknight programs will be near or in the residence hall and will serve as a study break. Examples of past weeknight events include:

  • Volleyball
  • Game Night
  • Milk and Cookies with the Dean
  • Pool Party
  • Movie Theater Trips
  • Campus Scavenger Hunts
  • Study Night

Start Sooner staff may choose to plan more weeknight programs throughout the duration of the program as they see fit, and programming will be announced at the beginning of each week of the program.

If you have any questions about the program or registration process email or call 405-550-3659.