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April 28, 2018

Save the date for our largest open house of the spring semester! Join high school juniors and prospective transfer students from across the country on our campus in Norman, Oklahoma to learn about OU's academic programs and all the opportunities OU can offer you as a future Sooner! Registration opens Monday, March 19, 2018.

7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Check-In Begins
8:30 a.m.Doors Open to McCasland Field House for Trivia, Giveaways and More!
9:15 a.m.Opening Session
9:50 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Student Mix n' Mingle - Learn about student organizations, snag a snow cone and more!
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Session 1: Academic Session*, Lunch, or Campus Tour
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Session 2: Academic Session*, Enrichment Session**, Lunch, or Campus Tour
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Session 3: Enrichment Session**, Lunch, or Campus Tour
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Explore OU: Open Houses***, Lunch, or Campus Tour
*Academic Sessions AvailableArchitecture
Arts & Sciences
Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences - Geology
Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences - Meteorology
Earth & Energy
Fine Arts
Health Sciences Center
International Studies
University College
**Enrichment Sessions AvailableAir Force ROTC
American Indian Opportunities
Disability Resource Center
First Generation College Student Experience
Gender + Equality Center
Get Involved - Greek Life
Get Involved - Student Life
Graduate with Honors - Honors College
I'm a College Transfer - What Next?
National Merit
Naval ROTC
OU Hillel
Paying for College - Oklahoma Residents
Paying for College - Out of State
Preparing for Graduate School
Preparing for Your Career
See the World - Education Abroad
Student Panel - What's OU Like?
Tour - How to be a Healthy Sooner - Fit & Rec
Tour - Living on Campus - Residence Halls for Incoming Freshmen
Tour - Living on Campus - Residential Colleges for Upperclassmen
Tour - Living on Campus - Traditions Square for Transfer StudentsTour - North/South Oval
 Campus Tours - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Chickasaw Nation: College Resources - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Couch Restaurants - 1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. 
Fit & Rec - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Arts - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Headington Hall Tour - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
International Studies & Education Abroad - 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Journalism - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Naval ROTC - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Spanish Campus Tours - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Starbucks in the Union - 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tour of Residential Colleges - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Registration for the event is free and includes all programming as well as lunch for the registered student. Additional guests will have the opportunity to attend lunch in Couch Restaurants at a discounted rate of $5.00.

Guests are welcome!

We'd love for your mom and dad to join you at this event!

Hotel Information

Please check back for hotels that are offering discounted rates for Sooner Saturday.


Check-in will be held in McCasland Field House. Click here to see the campus map.

Physical Needs

When registering, let us know of your (or your family member's) physical need so that we may accommodate you and your family at the event. 


Spanish speaking translators will be available at Sooner Saturday. When registering, let us know that your family's primary language is Spanish. We also encourage you and your family to check in at the tent labeled "La Universidad de Oklahoma" on the South Oval.


As the event occurs on a Saturday, you will not need a permit to park on campus. All OU lots are available for your use and will be staffed with current students ready to welcome you! Parking lots are highlighed in the image below, that you can download by clicking here (PDF).

Sooner Saturday parking map


Cleveland Area Rapid Transit (CART) will be available for Sooner Saturday guests to travel between parking lots and session locations beginning at 10:15 a.m. - 6:45 p.m., with the last run at 6:15 p.m. The bus/route is Apartment Loop Bus #32. Click here to download a map (PDF).

We also encourage you to download the CART Norman App to view live tracking of CART buses. It allows users to save favorite stops and create automatic reminders for bus arrival times, and displays up-to-date announcements regarding service changes, weather delays, and other news. Search "CART Norman" in the App Store or Google Play.

OKC Festival of the Arts - April 25-30 - Oklahoma City

Norman Music Festival  - April 26-28 - Norman

Softball vs. Texas - April 27 - Norman

Stompdown - April 28 - On-Campus

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon - April 29 - Oklahoma City 

Stay up to date by checking for the zip code 73019 (OU's campus zip code) and following @OUEmergencyPrep on Twitter. 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Sam Noble Museum
Henderson Scholars Program
OU Housing and Food
Student Affairs
Sooner Laundry
OU Alumni Association