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Sooner Saturday

Sooner Saturday

Sooner Saturday

Saturday, April 29, 2023

Let's kick off your college experience together at Sooner Saturday. Join us for OU's largest open house event for high school juniors and transfer students! At Sooner Saturday, you will learn more about our amazing campus during the opening session with OU's President Joseph Harroz Jr. You will also have the opportunity to go on a campus tour, view our various living communities, explore the academic programs on campus, engage with student organizations, and gain resources on paying for college.

FOR: Prospective high school juniors, college transfers, and their parents/guardians/supporters.


Family in front of love OU sign
People gathered around Sooner Schooner
Three Engineering Students


7:30am-8:45am | Check-In & Registration

9:00am | Opening Session

10:00am | Session 1 - Choose from:

  • OU Up Close (Academic Sessions Across Campus)
  • Campus Tour

11:00am | Session 2 - Choose from:

  • OU Up Close (Academic Sessions Across Campus)
  • Enrichment Information Session
  • Campus Tour
  • Explore OU Residential Housing Options
  • Lunch

12:00pm | Session 3 - Choose from:

  • Enrichment Information Session
  • Campus Tour
  • Explore OU Residential Housing Options
  • Lunch

1:00pm - 2:30pm | Explore On Your Own

  • Involvement Fair - Oklahoma Memorial Union Food Court & Will Rogers Room, 1st Floor
  • Campus Tours
  • Explore OU Residential Housing Options
  • Open Houses
  • Lunch

Open Houses

  • College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences: National Weather Center, Atrium 
  • David L. Boren College of International Studies: Farzaneh Hall, Millie Audas Lounge
  • Education Abroad: Farzaneh Hall, Millie Audas Lounge
  • Gallogly College of Engineering: Rawl Engineering Practice Facility, 1st Floor Lobby
  • Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication: Gaylord Hall, Lobby
  • Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education: Collings Hall, Lobby
  • Price College of Business: Price Hall, Room 1010
  • School of Aviation: Max Westheimer Airport 
  • University College: Wagner Hall, Lobby
  • Career Center: OMU, 3rd Floor
  • Fit + Rec: Sarkeys Fitness Center
  • Gender Equality Center: OMU, 3rd Floor
  • Honors College: David L Boren Hall

Hotel Discount for Sooner Saturday 2023

Select hotels in the Norman area are offering discounted rates for Sooner Saturday guests.
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Norman Conference Center - Book via their website.
  • NOUN Hotel - Book by calling (405) 701-5858 and requesting "Sooner Saturday" to get the discounted rate. Reservations need to be made by April 7, 2023.
  • Courtyard by Marriott Norman - Book via their website. Reservations need to be made by April 12, 2023. After April 12, you will have to call the hotel directly at (405) 701-8900.
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Norman - Book via their website. Please enter the dates of 4/28 - 4/30 to receive discounted Sooner Saturday rate. Reservations need to be made by April 7, 2023. 

Across Campus and OKC Happenings

OU Baseball Games
April 28-30, 2023

Cheer on the OU baseball team during the games against the University of Kansas at L. Dale Mitchell Park. Purchase tickets at

Norman Music Festival
April 27-29, 2023

Norman Music Festival is a free, independent music festival in downtown Norman, Oklahoma. The festival features performers from several different genres in both indoor and outdoor venues.

OKC Memorial Marathon
April 28-30, 2023

Take part in the annual marathon, half marathon, relay, or 5K as a runner or spectator in support of the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

Engineering Showcase
April 29, 2023 from 1:00pm-3:30pm

Have you ever wanted to meet a robot; or see a rover (just like what is on Mars!) up-close; or hear the revving of an engine on a student-built car? Now is your chance! From 1:00-3:30pm on April 29, engineering student organizations and teams will be showcasing their projects built for competitions in the Engineering Quad lawn. Come learn more about these teams and what being on a competition team looks like as a student at OU.

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