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In response to COVID-19, capacities for campus venues have been reduced to allow for physical distancing. Click below to see adjusted capacities.

Adjusted Venue Capacities

The Norman Campus is home to an assortment of facilities, that include academics, athletics, fine arts, and fitness spaces to name a few.

View the below spaces for contact information pursuant to the respective facility. Click the button below to jump to the section, or scroll down.



Academic Spaces

Many spaces dedicated to academics have reservable areas when not serving as a classroom. Below are common academic facilities.

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Bizzell Memorial Library is located in the center of campus, east of the clock tower. Resources and services available to students, faculty and staff include:

  • Research help
  • Textbooks on Reserve
  • Computer workstations
  • Technology lending
  • Quiet and group study spaces

Managing Department of the space:

University Libraries
405-325-4142

View more information and available classroom spaces by clicking the button below.

Classroom Space Info



Centrally Controlled Classrooms

The Office of Campus Scheduling processes all central classroom reservations.

You can start planning your event by reserving your space through your OU Reserve account.



Additional Reservable Classroom Space

Any other classrooms must be requested directly through the managing department of the space as listed here.

Athletics Spaces

The University of Oklahoma Athletics Department manages all athletic venues on campus. Depending on home game schedules, some facilities may be reserved for special events.

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The Lloyd Noble Center is an 11,562-seat multi-purpose arena that hosts many OU home sporting events as well as concerts and university events.

Managing Department of the space:

University of Oklahoma Athletics Department - Events Manager
405-325-8235

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The McCasland Field House is a multi-purpose arena that hosts many OU home sporting events as well as concerts and university events.

Managing Department of the space:

University of Oklahoma Athletics Department - Events Manager
405-325-8235

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The MidFirst Bank Stadium Club spans the east side of the football stadium, featuring the stadium’s largest climate-controlled lounge space.

Managing Department of the space:

University of Oklahoma Athletics Department - Events Manager
405-325-8235

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Located on the west side of the Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The large interior includes locations for large groups and provides a tremendous view of the stadium.

Managing Department of the space:

University of Oklahoma Athletics Department - Events Manager
405-325-8235

Conference Spaces

The University of Oklahoma is host to many conferences throughout the year. Below are common locations for conferences.

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The Thurman J. White Forum Building is an excellent location for your next meeting or event. The space is equipped with recently renovated audio and visual equipment including ceiling-mounted projectors, built-in screens, laptops and sound-systems in every room. Meetings and conferences benefit from complimentary Wi-Fi. 

Managing Department of the space:

Conference Services
405-325-3603 | conferenceservices@ou.edu

 

External Events

Below daily rates are  for External Events (less than 50% of attendees are OU Students, Faculty, or Staff):

RoomNon-University SponsoredUniversity Department SponsoredExtended Campus or Outreach Sponsored
Forum Room$1025$800$700
Conference Room$560$450$380
Super Suite$400$305$260
Suite$245$180$155
Seminar Room$90$60$45
Room 104$60$45$30

Internal Events

Below daily rates are  for Internal Events (more than 50% of attendees are OU Students, Faculty, or Staff):

RoomUniversity DepartmentRegistered Student Organization
Forum Room$0$0
Conference Room$0$0
Super Suite$0$0
Suite$0$0
Seminar Room$0$0
Room 104$0$0

For more information on services provided by Conference Services, click below.

Conference Services Home

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The historic Oklahoma Memorial Union (OMU) features over 25,000 square feet of meeting and event space, ranging from intimate rooms and lounges for smaller events to outdoor venues and the 6,500 square foot ballroom for larger events and weddings.

Managing Department of the space:

Campus Scheduling - Oklahoma Memorial Union
405-325-2121 | union@ou.edu

 

Fine Arts Spaces

OU is home to some exceptional arts facilities, including galleries, performance halls & auditoriums.

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Historically known as Holmberg Hall this is Oklahoma’s only European-style performance hall located inside the Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center and seats 677.

Managing Department of the space:

College of Fine Arts
405-325-4101

 

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Give your guests a memorable experience by allowing them to explore the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art after-hours or between conference meeting sessions. The museum can host up to 2,000 people.

Managing Department of the space:

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
405-325-9112

 

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The Lightwell Gallery is located in the central atrium of the OU School of Visual Arts at the University of Oklahoma. It’s a large space, with an uninterrupted footprint of 20’ by 65’, and a unique 45’ high, sky-lit ceiling providing visibility from studios, offices, and hallways from one and two stories above the gallery floor.

Managing Department of the space:

OU School of Visual Arts
405-325-2691 | art@ou.edu

 

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The perfect setting for lectures, film screenings, award presentations and other events requiring a small stage, the Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium has 146 seats and space for up to four wheelchairs. Overflow seating is available for up to 40 people.

Managing Department of the space:

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
405-325-9112

 

theatre with 2 levels of seating

Historically known as Holmberg Hall this is Oklahoma’s only European-style performance hall located inside the Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center and seats 677.

Managing Department of the space:

College of Fine Arts
405-325-4101

 

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A grand, open space designed to hold contemporary art and accommodate larger groups, this gallery can seat up to 200 people.

Managing Department of the space:

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
405-325-9112

 

Fitness Spaces

The Department of Fitness + Recreation manages both the on-campus fitness facility and the swim complex.

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The MCSSC consists of an indoor and outdoor pool. The indoor pool is an eight-lane 25-yard lap pool with a 13-foot diving well with one 1-meter springboard. The outdoor facility consists of an Olympic-sized pool 50 meters by 25 yards with a 13-foot diving well and two 1-meter springboards as well as a kiddy pool. The outdoor lap pool ranges from 4’ to 5’6’’ deep and the indoor diving well ranges from 9’ to 13’. 

Managing Department of the space:

Fitness + Recreation
405-325-3053 | fitrec@ou.edu

 

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The Sarkeys Fitness Center features: eight basketball/volleyball/badminton courts, four racquetball courts, a squash court, 1/6th mile indoor track, two large multi-purpose activity rooms, two weight room areas, a large cardio room with mounted flat-screen TVs, a climbing wall, a personal training room, and a massage therapy room.  

Managing Department of the space:

Fitness + Recreation
405-325-4873 | fitrec@ou.edu

 

Visitor Center

If you are interested in visiting the campus, the best place to start is at the Visitor Center. Contact this office for more information on tours.

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The OU Visitor Center is your first stop for campus maps and other visitor information and materials. If you are a prospective student, please visit our Admissions & Recruitment website to learn more about applying to OU. 

Managing Department of the space:

Admissions & Recruitment
405-325-2151 | tour@ou.edu

 



Reserve Space at a Campus Facility

Click the appropriate button below for information on how your organization can reserve space for your event.