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Campus Safety

OU Police Department

The OUPD is dedicated to crime prevention and safety information for our campus community. You can find safety tips, security information, and internet safety information on their site.

OU Advocates

OU Advocates is a group of staff advocates on-call 24/7/365 to assist members of the OU community who are experiencing sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, or gender-based harassment.

OU Advocates can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 405-615-0013 or by walking in to the Gender + Equality Center during business hours.

OU Institutional Equity Office

The Institutional Equity Office at OU is committed to the prohibition of gender discrimination in the educational and employment context. 

For concerns involving Affirmative Action or Equal Opportunity, contact the Equal Opportunity Office.

For concerns involving Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination, Gender Equity, and Harassment, contact the Institutional Equity and Title IX Office.

Emergency Preparedness

Be prepared for any emergency by staying updated with our Emergency Procedures page. 

If you see an emergency on campus, dial 911. To ensure that you stay informed about all OU alerts, update your contact information.

You may also follow OU on Facebook or Twitter for emergency updates.

Important Phone Numbers

OU Police Department


OU Advocates

Goddard Health Center

Norman Rape Crisis Center

Domestic Violence Crisis Line & Shelter

HELPLINE (Information, Referral, & Volunteer Services


Weather Safety

Stay weather aware with our Local Weather page, updated regularly by OU meteorologist Dr. Kevin Kloesel. 

Emergency Alert Notification System

AlertNorman powered by Rave Smart911 is a new mass notification system for all Norman residents.

AlertNorman is a free service that allows residents to sign-up for notifications sent from local authorities including the Norman Police Department and the Norman Fire Department/Emergency Management. The new alert system will keep residents and visitors to the community informed on potentially hazardous situations involving weather, traffic, law enforcement activities, and other emergencies.

Sign up for AlertNorman to receive timely and actionable emergency alerts via email, text or voice message on their cell phones.

Questions regarding resident sign-ups can be directed to NPD Public Information Officer, at 405-307-7122 or by email at