The university is continuing to closely monitor COVID-19 data, operating under the guidance of federal, state, and local authorities and follow their recommendations and protocols.
The Norman campus has moved to Phase IV 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
The university strongly encourages the entire OU community to get vaccinated, particularly those residing in congregate housing. Find out how to get vaccinated at OU.
Beginning June 1, vaccination requirements will be limited to two groups of OU community members: students, faculty, and staff who have patient-facing responsibilities and those who request to volunteer, shadow, or observe in patient care settings; and all those who elect to participate in study abroad programs.
The university encourages masking indoors, and masking is strongly encouraged for all individuals in high-density settings, such as classrooms and at special events.s.
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.
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.
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.
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 hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/ADA-Services-for-Faculty-Staff or contact OU Human Resources at email@example.com.