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Public Health & Safety

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Public Health & Safety

The university is continuing to closely monitor COVID-19 data and will take all practical measures to allow campuses to remain in person. OU will operate under the guidance of federal, state, and local authorities and follow their recommendations and protocols.


Norman Campus Phase III Return to Campus

The Norman campus is currently in Phase III of its Return Plan. As the nature of COVID-19 remains dynamic, this plan will remain dynamic. This plan applies to all Norman faculty, staff, student employees, students, contractors, and invited campus visitors.

Norman Campus Phase III Plan

COVID-19 Testing

OU Health Services on the Norman Campus provides COVID-19 testing for students, faculty, staff, and dependents.

Schedule a Test

Required Masks

Masks are required within all OU buildings to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Mask Policy

Dr. Bratzler

Chief COVID Officer

To help ensure we are protecting our campus community, OU has appointed Dr. Dale Bratzler, a nationally leading expert in infectious diseases and public health, as University Chief COVID Officer.

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Mandatory Screening and Reporting Tool

All OU employees and students must complete the online screening tool when certain scenarios apply. For a list of circumstances in which completing the tool is appropriate, click here.

Complete Form

Notification of Close Contact

In the event OU Health Services becomes aware that someone on campus has tested positive for COVID-19, OU Health Services, on behalf of the state or local health department, will contact individuals who are considered close contacts of the infected person, as defined by the health department.


Accommodations for Students and Employees, ADA Requirements


The Accessibility and Disability Resource Center at OU will continue to meet the needs of students with disabilities and provide the necessary accommodations to ensure equal access to online and on-campus courses and services.

Students who are new to OU, or students who anticipate needing an accommodation due to circumstances presented by COVID-19, are encouraged to register with ADRC as soon as possible.

For more information, visit or contact the ADRC at (405) 325-3852 or


The university is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The Office of Human Resources is the designated office responsible for assisting employees with the formal ADA process to request reasonable accommodations at the University of Oklahoma.

For more information, visit or contact OU Human Resources at