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Norman, Oklahoma   405-447-9000
University of Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma
Category: Attractions
660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma, 73019 405-325-0311
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The University of Oklahoma: Football & Academics

Home of the Sooners famous football team, The University of Oklahoma is also a renowned university for academics, associates through doctoral degrees. It boasts an impressive selection of schools, featuring 15 colleges and 152 majors, including the #1 meteorology school in the U.S. for storm research, one of Dance Magazine's Top 3 programs in the country, and a Top 10 advertising program, along with law, geology, architecture, medicine, and Native American studies. The history of our neighbor college, just 3 miles from Marriott Conference Center at NCED, dates all the way back to 1890. Rich in tradition, Oklahoma University had 100 students and 4 faculty by 1895, and today hosts a student body of more than 30,000. Nearly 3-times that number of loyal fans frequent OU football games every game, making it a destination for the entire region. Set in Norman, OK, this classic college town has everything students and tourists are looking for including a thriving music scene and a historic downtown area with many cafes, restaurants, shops and events happening all year long. Go Sooner's!


Visitor Center Hours

  • Monday-Friday - 8 am-5 pm
  • Saturday - 9 am-Noon
  • Closed Holiday Weekends

Tour Price -

Free, Open to public


  • Dance Marathon
  • Shut Up & Write
  • Comedy Fight Night
  • Student Halloween Party
  • Homecoming


  • Education
  • Sports
  • Tours 
  • Sightseeing


  • How long will a tour of the University of Oklahoma last?

    A campus tour experience typically lasts for two hours, beginning with an information session in the OU Visitors Center covering material over admissions, scholarships, housing, then is followed by a walking tour led by a current OU student.  Feel free to ask any question! Tours are given Monday-Friday at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call for Saturday schedule.
  • Where should i park when visiting campus?

    When visiting campus, all guests must get a visitor permit each day they are on campus. Permits are available at the Visitor's Center located in Jacobson Hall on the Parrington (North) Oval or from OU Parking Services, 1107 Elm Ave. in the Stubbeman Place area. Visitor permits are valid in all visitor parking spaces as well as any commuter, housing, multipurpose, faculty/staff or Oklahoma College of Continuing Education lot. Parking is free with a valid permit.

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