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Jackie's Story

How Jackie Simmons found her home at OU

"I remember getting on campus, and it felt like home.
I feel accepted
here. I just knew I had to come." 
- Jackie Simmons

Students at the University of Oklahoma are empowered by the sense of family, love, and support that is present on and off campus.

Whether you make your mark by performing on stage, throwing yourself into a student organization, or making a lasting difference as a student leader, you’ll find your home at OU. We aim to foster a learning environment that allows you to express yourself as a student, a friend, and a part of the OU family.

Watch how Jackie Simmons, a sophomore acting major in the OU School of Drama, found her community, purpose, and home at OU.