All students are welcome in the OU community.
In light of incidents on other campuses and to further enhance responsiveness, the University of Oklahoma has established a 24-hour Reporting Hotline. The hotline will serve as an added protection for OU students, handling reports of bias, discrimination, physical or mental harassment or misconduct by OU community members. The 24-hour Reporting Hotline can be accessed by calling 844-428-6531 or going online to www.ou.ethicspoint.com.
Is someone you know experiencing...
Be aware. Show you care. Contact BIT. Your confidential call / email can make a difference.
The JILL Campaign was created to help students, parents, staff and faculty recognize the signs of depression and learn healthy ways to cope with the stresses of college life.
Are you feeling distressed, or know someone that is?
Contact BIT: (405) 325-7700 / NormanBIT@ou.edu
Schedule Counseling: (405) 325-2700
SafeRide was created in 2004 during the implementation of the Student Alcohol Policy to discourage drinking and driving. The program provides safe and free transportation to OU students within the Norman city limits (as outlined below), no questions asked. Each student receives two free, on-demand taxi SafeRides each weekend of operation (see schedule below).
SafeRide operates every weekend from 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. Thursday, Friday & Saturday.
Housing and Food Services provides a complimentary service to accompany you anywhere on campus and the Greek community from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., seven days a week. This service is staffed by trained resident advisors who are readily available to assist students. The SafeWalk office is located in the Cate Main Building. To reach SafeWalk, call 405-325-WALK (9255). You also can call from the blue emergency phones. When using a blue phone, simply ask the OUPD dispatcher to connect you with SafeWalk.
SafeWalk staff arrives within ten to fifteen minutes at any OU campus location and escort persons on foot to their campus destination. Shirts and badges identify SafeWalk staff. SafeWalk staff carry flashlights at all times and umbrellas in wet weather.
Unfortunately we must face, all too often, the death of one of our OU students. Student Affairs coordinates university business, department notification(s) and communication with the family (when needed) when such a tragedy occurs. Student Affairs’ involvement will of course, not preclude the involvement of the college or department with the student’s family and/or services. It will be important for anyone who has had a connection to the student to offer their condolences and assistance.
If you would like to report by phone, call the office at (405) 325-3161. Kristen Partridge, Associate Vice President and Associate Dean of Students, will be able to assist you.