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The Ultimate OU Bucket List

Welcome back, Sooners! It's time to get to work and Seize the Spring. There are only 115 days in the semester, so we currated the ultimate OU bucket list to help you make the most of every one. Here's 115 things to do before the end of Spring Semester.
  1. Play in Factory Obscura’s latest interactive exhibit until the end of February

  2. Escape from UPB’s escape room

  3. See artistic Sooners work at the Lightwell Gallery.

  4. Learn about Roots with TEDxOU

  5. Pick up some fresh produce at the OKC Farmers Market

  6. Check out local galleries in the Paseo District

  7. Win a create challenge by making something awesome at the Innovation Hub

  8. Chill out with the Pastoral Dreamer

  9. See a movie at the Winchester Drive In

  10. Visit the Galileo’s World Exhibit and lay eyes upon 12 first editions of his writing.

  11. Go Bowling at Sooner Bowling

  12. Dance at Norman Music Fest

  13. Enjoy the arts and rooftop views at OKC Museum of Arts

  14. Climb the rock wall at Sarkey’s Fitness Center.

  15. Join an intramural sports team.

  16. Pack Lloyd Noble Center for OU Men’s & Women’s Basketball.

  17. Sing along to a musical at the OKC Visual and Performing Arts Center

  18. Sip a latte at the Bookmark

  19. Attend the Arbor Day Tree Planting Picnic

  20. Hammock by the clock tower

  21. Bust a move at Star Skate

  22. Get a climbing membership at Climb Up

  23. Take a photo with the LOVE statue

  24. 3D print a unique figure with Innovation @ the Edge in the Library

  25. Laser tag at Hey Day

  26. Attend the 2018 Leadership Summit

  27. Study in the Great Reading Room

  28. Visit Turner Falls Park in the Arbuckle Mountains

  29. Browse the vinyl at Guestroom Records

  30. Marvel at a Monet at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

  31. Kite Boarding at Lake Heffner

  32. Peruse local art at Norman’s 2nd Friday Art Walks

  33. Become an OU Cousin and get to know foreign exchange students

  34. Whitewater raft in OKC

  35. View valiant volleys at an OU Men’s and Women’s Tennis match

  36. Bring mom to school for Mom’s Day

  37. Picnic on the North Oval

  38. Explore a virtual realm at one of eight OVALs (Oklahoma Virtual Academic Laboratory)

  39. Watch BSA’s Stompdown

  40. Take a water taxi through Bricktown

  41. Take a date to International Prom

  42. Learn to lead with CAC’s Spark Program

  43. Take a flower arranging workshop at the Flower Shop

  44. Get lost in the stacks

  45. Rock out at a CAC Concert

  46. Travel back in time at the Norman Medieval Fair

  47. Get to know a faculty member with the Adopt-A-Prof program

  48. Learn how to slacklinine on the South Oval

  49. Cheer on the national champion OU Softball team

  50. Volunteer to help at the Big Event

  51. See the national champion OU Men’s & Women’s Gymnastics Teams

  52. Take a campus ghost tour

  53. Run in the OKC Memorial Marathon

  54. Get an all-you-can-eat breakfast at Ozzie’s Diner

  55. Attend the OU Football Spring Game

  56. Make Second Wind your on-campus living room 

  57. Take a ride on the #OUGOLFCART

  58. See a foreign film at the OKC Museum of Art

  59. Visit the OKC National Memorial Museum

  60. Treat yourself to gormet cupcakes at Crimson and Whipped Cream

  61. Explore the hidden treasures of the Western History Collections

  62. Take the passenger train to Fort Worth

  63. Work on a group project in the Helmerich Collaborative Learning Center

  64. Sit and enjoy the peace and quiet of the Oklahoma Canyon Garden

  65. Enjoy a sugar sweet brunch at Syrup

  66. Tailgate on the hill before attending an OU Baseball Team

  67. Explore the Plaza District in OKC

  68. Brave the ropes course at Riversport Adventures

  69. Wake up early and grab a coveted booth at The Diner

  70. Join a student org

  71. Put your pop culture trivia knowledge to the test at CAC’s College Bowl

  72. Get a laugh at UPB’s Comedy Show

  73. See a midnight premiere at the Warren

  74. Take part in Sooner Scandals

  75. Ask the person in your obscure elective to grab coffee after class

  76. Get hands-on at the Oklahoma Creativity Festival

  77. Visit the Myriad Botanical Gardens in OKC

  78. Kiss a S.O. in the Spoon Holder (but be prepared to put a ring on it)

  79. Play with the latest tech at the One University Store

  80. Explore the Wichitas on a weekend hike with equipment from FIT+REC

  81. Complete a disk golf course in Norman

  82. Dance for the kids at Soonerthon

  83. Clap for the choreography at an OU School of Dance performance

  84. Visit prehistoric friends at the Sam Noble Museum

  85. Eat, play, and shop in Downtown Norman

  86. Attend the Eve of Nations

  87. Feed ducklings at the duck pond

  88. Attend the Red Bud Student Film Festival

  89. Explore Latin cuisine and culture at Latino Flavor

  90. Drink a six pack of weird sodas from Pops

  91. Takeover OU’s Snapchat for a day

  92. Take an art class at the Firehouse Art Center

  93. Drink a Sprittle at Classic 50’s

  94. Seize the student discount for tee times at Jimmie Austin Golf Club

  95. See a play at Sooner Theatre

  96. Hunt for antiques at Circa and Robinson's Repurposed

  97. Explore the shops and resturants in Midtown OKC

  98. Attend a University Theatre production

  99. Cast a celestial gaze at a Lunar Sooners’ star party

  100. Beat the heat with Eskimo Sno

  101. Explore a campus building you’ve never been in.

  102. Carve it up at Blazers Ice Center

  103. Find free food on campus everyday

  104. Enjoy a late night snack under the twinkle lights of the Union Courtyard

  105. Satisfy your coffee addiction at Gray Owl

  106. See a free movie at Meacham Auditorium courtesy of CAC

  107. Listen to an amazing OU School of Music performance

  108. Volunteer at the OU Food Pantry

  109. Enjoy a famous Couch grilled cheese

  110. Enjoy the spring weather on the Mont’s patio

  111. Catch a Dodgers Game

  112. De-stress with yoga in the Sam Noble Museum

  113. Become a plant parent at the Plant Shoppe

  114. Take a midnight bike ride on a Crimson Cruiser

  115. Walk at graduation or attend Commencement