Student Affairs is responsible for the portion of your student's collegiate experience that occurs outside the classroom. Below are just a few of the programs we offer to enrich your student's experience - and we couldn't do it without your help!


Fitness + Recreation

Fitness and Recreation provides recreational sports programs, fitness services, and facilities. The Sarkeys Fitness Center offers a state-of-the-art weight room, climbing wall, cardio room, indoor track, basketball courts, volleyball, badminton, racquetball, squash, personal training, and non-credit fitness classes.The department is home to OU’s Intramural Sports program which provides competitive sports opportunities for individuals and groups. OU’s Murray Case Sells Pool offers swim lessons, water aerobics, and lap and recreational swim.


Gender + Equality Center

The Gender+Equality Center (GEC) fosters social justice by advocating for the rights of women and LGBTQ students, empowering those without a voice, and challenging inequality. The GEC helps all students reach their full potential and explore new perspectives. It provides a number of programs to ensure student safety, well-being and success while at the university, including sexual assault prevention and response, breast health education, LGBTQ programs and services and wage equity workshops. 


Health Services

Health Services (OUHS) is a fully accredited ambulatory health care facility staffed by board-certified physicians, physician assistants and registered nurses. The center offers the convenience of an on-campus location and the commitment to high quality care for students, faculty, staff and their dependents. OUHS also offers a women’s center, certified laboratory and radiology services, physical therapy, and a pharmacy. The center hosts regular outreach focusing on various health issues and healthy lifestyle choices.


Leadership + Volunteerism

Leadership & Volunteerism prepares students for leadership responsibilities and roles through educational leadership programming and student volunteer opportunities. The office advises The Big Event, OU students’ annual day of volunteerism, coordinates campus awards and recognition programs, advises the President's Community Scholars scholarship program and serves as a resource for student organizations. 


Student Life

Student Life is the “hub” of student life at OU. The department is a central resource for more than 400 registered student organizations including OU’s Greek Life. Student Life is home to Camp Crimson and Sooner Orientation Weekend. Programs and services specific to African-AmericanAmerican IndianAsian, and Latino Student Life are also offered through this office. 


University Counseling Center

University Counseling Center provides a wide range of counseling services including traditional counseling (individual, couple, group), psychological assessment, psychiatry, consultation, and outreach. In addition the center is home to an APA accredited pre-doctoral psychology internship program.

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