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Student Affairs strives to enhance students' academic success by developing student skills, cultivating diverse campus life experiences, and enriching the university community through programs and services.

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The SafeRide program provides safe, free taxi and bus transportation to OU students within the Norman city limits. The program operates from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to offer OU students safe transportation at the end of their evening. 

Learn How to Use SafeRide

We're here to help. Student Affairs offers many services to create a safe and healthy environment, including, but not limited to the Behavioral Intervention Team, OU Advocates and the University Counseling Center.

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Training for Freshmen and Transfer Students

Welcome to the University of Oklahoma. We are pleased you have chosen to be part of the OU family. We are committed to providing you with an outstanding education, as well as a safe and healthy living environment with opportunities in diverse, cultural experiences.

With that end in mind, President David Boren implemented the Freshmen Diversity Experience Training. The training is required in order to enroll in future semesters at the University of Oklahoma. Students who have participated in a Camp Crimson session will have completed this requirement through that option.

Diversity Experience Training


In light of incidents on other campuses and to further enhance responsiveness, the University of Oklahoma has established a 24-hour Reporting Hotline.  The hotline will serve as an added protection for OU students, handling reports of bias, discrimination, physical or mental harassment or misconduct by OU community members.  The 24-hour Reporting Hotline can be accessed by calling 844-428-6531.

24-HR Online Reporting


OU Parents 101: Learning with your Freshman

OU Parents 101: Learning with your Freshman

In Student Affairs, we want to keep you, the parent, connected. By providing you the information needed to stay informed and aware of what your student is doing and/or needing to do throughout the semester, your student's experience will be heightened, their success at the University fully supported, and their opportunities, endless.

Here you can find all the information you need to remain an engaged, supportive parent and/or guardian of your new Sooner. This course highlights dates, events, campus services, and tips for parents of new University of Oklahoma students.

Download the iTunes U course