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Phase 1 of the OU First-Year Housing Master Plan includes the construction of two new residence halls. Construction is set to begin this summer on the site of the old Adams Center building. Learn more about the project and see renderings through the link below.

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Operations ensures the efficient and smooth operation of essential university functions and services, including Facilities Management, Landscape and Grounds, Housing and Food Services, Campus Scheduling, OUPD, the Max Westheimer Airport, Parking and Transportation Services, Printing, Mailing and Document Services and Campus Safety.

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Tailgating on campus is a long-held tradition at The University of Oklahoma. To help ensure all fans and guests on game day have a positive experience, please view OU's tailgating policies and procedures prior to making your plans. 

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Elm Street Parking Garage entrance and east facade
Elm Street parking garage will be closed May 15 through August 12, 2024 for maintenance and repairs.

SUMMER 2024 CAMPUS IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS



This summer, Facilities Management will be making improvements to several areas of campus as part of the university‚Äôs deferred maintenance and capital renewal program. Summer is typically the best time for such projects with the seasonal decrease of the campus population. Most projects will begin May 13 and be completed before the start of the fall semester, though dates are subject to change. During this time, access to different campus areas will be impacted. 

The project numbers below correspond to the above linked maps

  1. Repairs to the Elm Street parking garage will begin May 15 and last through August 12. During this time, the parking garage will be closed.
  2. Repairs to Asp Avenue between 4th Street and Timberdell Road will begin June 15 and last through August. During this time, this section of road and parking on the west side of the Murray Case Sells Swim Complex will be blocked off.
  3. Expansion of Hal Nieman Field parking will begin in May and last through August 15. During this time, some parking south of Sarkeys Fitness Center may be blocked off.
  4. Repairs to the sidewalk running north to south from Kuhlman Court to Brooks Mall, on the west side of McCasland Field House, are underway and will last through the first week in August. This sidewalk will be blocked off during this time.
  5. Repairs to the sidewalk running East to West between Buchanan Hall and Evans Hall will begin in May and last through August 1. This portion of sidewalk will be blocked off during this time as well as the West end of the parking lot behind Buchanan Hall.
  6. Expansion of the Duck Pond parking lot will begin May 13 and last through June. During this time, the entrance to the west end of the parking lot off Brooks Street will be closed.
  7.  Repairs to the Lloyd Noble Center bus turn-around will begin May 20 and last through August 1. During this time, bus service will continue from the Lloyd Noble Center parking lot but will temporarily relocate until repairs are complete.
  8. Repairs to the Sarkeys Energy Center exterior stairs on the north side of the building will begin May 20 and last through July 1. These stairs will be blocked off during this time and another entrance must be used.
  9. Repairs to the sidewalk between the southwest entrance of the NEL building and Asp Avenue will begin June 10 and last through the rest of June. This portion of the sidewalk will be blocked off during this time.
  10. Extension of chilled water utility to the Law Center is underway and will last through the first week of July. During this time access off and onto Maple Street at West 1st Street will be impacted with no through traffic from J. Willis Stovall Drive.
  • Upgrading access control of Dale Hall exterior entrances for use with Sooner Card will begin in May and last through June. During this time, classes will not be held in Dale Hall.
  • Repainting of the window frames on Carpenter Hall will begin in May and last through mid-June. During this time, the sidewalks around the building will be periodically blocked off.
  • Renovations to the restrooms on the first and second floors of Sarkeys Energy Center will begin in May and last through mid-August. During this time, these restrooms will be closed.
  • Renovations to the restrooms in the Engineering Laboratory building will begin in May and last through the first week of August. During this time, these restrooms will be closed. 
  • Replacement of the Oklahoma Memorial Union roof will begin in June and last through early fall. During this time, some sidewalks around the building may be periodically blocked off.
  • Renovations to and expansion of Jacobson Hall and the Jones Family Welcome center will finish in May of 2025.
  • Extension of chilled water utility to the Law Center is underway and will last through the first week of July. During this time access off and onto Maple Street at West 1st Street will be impacted with no through traffic from J. Willis Stovall Drive.
  • Maintenance of various utility hatches around campus will begin in July and last through August. During this time, the areas around the hatches will be fenced off and the areas should be avoided.
  • Regrading of the Boyd Street Lawn that is north of Jacobson and Carpenter Halls will begin June 15 and last through August. The project will address drainage issues and enhance the usability of the space.
  • Seasonal landscape work on the North Oval will begin July 1 and last through the first week in August. Areas around the northern end of the oval will be impacted while the work is performed.