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OU-NORMAN Weather Urgent 6:12 AM: OU Norman campus resume normal operations 10 AM TODAY, 2-2-23. Online classes/remote work before 10 AM.

OU-NORMAN Weather Urgent 6:12 AM: Due to inclement weather and deteriorating road conditions overnight, the OU Norman campus will resume normal operations at 10 a.m. TODAY, Feb. 2. Classes that begin prior to 10 a.m. will be held online, and remote work is encouraged where possible. After 10 a.m., classes will be conducted as normally scheduled, and employees will follow their normal work schedules.

OU Facilities Management has worked to address campus road and pathway surfaces, but exercise caution when traveling and when on campus as there may still be some slick areas to avoid. Supervisors and instructors are encouraged to show flexibility with employees and students as appropriate. Essential employees should report to campus and follow their current schedules. Please check with your supervisor if you are unsure of your work schedule.

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OU-Tulsa and HSC are to follow the guidance issued for those specific campuses. OU Online students will continue regularly scheduled instruction.

Complete campus closure information can be found here.



Thursday, Feb. 2

Dining Halls:
Couch Restaurants, Residential Colleges' Dining Hall and Wagner Dining Hall will remain open regular hours.

Cross Village Restaurants:
All Cross Village restaurants will remain open regular hours.

Oklahoma Memorial Union
Starbucks - Open regular hours
Chick-fil-A - CLOSED

Residential-Area Restaurants
Amicus Café - CLOSED
The Flying Cow Café - Open regular hours

All other restaurants will open at 10 a.m. or their normal operating hours (if opening times are later) based on the availability of employees.





No matter where you are in your educational journey, we have just the right living environment to help you succeed. All incoming first-year students are guaranteed an on-campus housing experience, and after your first year, there’s no need to leave campus. We have multiple housing options, ranging from suites to apartments, for our upperclass students to choose from.

Don’t forget about adding one of our meal plans to get the most out of your campus experience. With over 20 on-campus restaurants, including the world’s only all-you-can-eat Chick-fil-A in Couch Restaurants, you’re never far from your next snack or latte.

Two students sit on a lofted bed in a residence hall room




We are thrilled to be introducing room selection to first-year students for the 2023-2024 academic year.


Key Dates

October 17: Application Opens at 9 a.m. CDT
May 1: Room Selection Eligibility DEADLINE
May 15 - June 25: Room Selection

Start Your Application

Check out our First-Year Housing Application Preparation Worksheet (PDF) to get a preview of what to expect.



The 2023-2024 upperclass housing applications are open!

After your first year, there’s no need to leave campus! We have multiple housing options for our upperclass students to choose from: Traditions Square Apartments, the Residential Colleges or the Residence Halls. All bills and utilities are included, and rent can be charged directly to the Bursar.

Apartments and suites are fully furnished, have complimentary Internet and 24-hour maintenance. All three properties are within walking and biking distance of campus.

Students will need to decide between completing an application for:
• Traditions Square Apartments
• Residential Colleges/Residence Halls

Room selection timeslots are based on application completion date.

Current Traditions Square residents will have the opportunity to sign up for their same room.

Start Your Application


Key Dates

December 12: Applications Open at 9 a.m. CST
March 1: Same Room Sign-Up Eligibility DEADLINE (Current Traditions Square Residents Only)
March 6 - June 25: Room Selection

My Housing Portal


Housing applications and contracts for the 2022-2023 academic year are no longer available.

If you are in need of housing for the 2022-2023 academic year, please contact us at (405) 325-2511 or


Commuter students interested in purchasing a meal plan for the spring semester can log into the housing portal below.

Log into my housing portal


OU Housing Application is Now Open

The OU first-year housing application is now open! In order to complete our application, you must set up your OU account and email if you have not done so already.

Set up your OU Account & Email

Come Work with Food Services!

Apply now to work when classes begin in January and become eligible for early enrollment in fall 2023.

Starting pay at $10/hr. • Flexible schedule & hours
Free meal for each shift worked
Stay on campus • Work with great people

Apply now

Tour Your Future Home


Take a virtual tour with our tour guides and see how housing and food works at OU!


View the Virtual Tour

Campus Dining

OU Campus Dining continuously strives to offer students and guests the highest level of service, quality and variety of options. As we welcome students, faculty and staff to campus for spring 2023, we want to clearly communicate the dining options that are open. 

Dining Options for Spring 2023


Residence Halls & Apartments

Feed Your Appetite

Maintenance Request


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