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Sooner Guide

Learn about all of the areas essential to student success!


Find information about academic advising, resources, policies and procedures, courses and enrollment, the first-year experience, Honors College, and transfer student information.


Learn more about tuition and payment processes, financial aid, scholarships, meeting with an OU MoneyCoach and finding a student job!

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Make the most out of your OU experience! Learn how to get involved on campus, find information about on-campus living, transportation, safety and, most importantly, living up to the Sooner Standard.

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Welcome to The Sooner Guide

This guide was designed to help you:

  • Find the campus resources you need to ensure academic success and engagement in the OU community
  • Connect to faculty members, academic advisors and other University staff members who want to help you meet your goals
  • Identify important university policies and procedures
  • Affirm or clarify your decision about an academic major
  • Make sound decisions about the courses you will take each semester to graduate as a Sooner!

Use the navigation to the left to browse the different sections of The Sooner Guide, view this year's academic calendar and navigate your way on campus with a campus map.

Looking for one-to-one help? Contact the Compass Network! The college years can be full of unexpected circumstances and events. Let us help you navigate your way to graduation! Meet with Compass Network staff and develop a personalized plan for success. Call us at (405) 325-8103 or send us an e-mail at