Menu Menu

Residence Halls

OU has five unique residence halls located in the heart of campus. That means everything you need -- classrooms, labs, the Rec Center, food and Kresge Library -- are all within a 10-minute walk. A sixth hall is currently in construction and will be open in September 2014.

Living in the residence halls provides the ultimate college experience: growing and learning with like-minded students in a fun yet safe environment.
HAMLIN
VANDENBERG
HILL
VAN WAGONER
FITZGERALD
OAK
VIEW

Hamlin is a nine-story, twin-towered freshman hall that features:
  • suite-style living arrangements for 4, 5 or 6 people sharing a private bathroom
  • loftable beds in each bedroom
  • study lounges on each floor
  • reception desk staffed during the day
  • laundry facilities (six washers and dryers on the third floor of each tower)
  • 670 student capacity (new students only)
The main floor has a large lounge with a big screen TV, fireplace, aquarium, vending machines, microwaves, seminar rooms, computer lab (with free printing) and the University Housing Office. Hamlin is also home to the First-Year Experience (FYE) students.

Room Specifications

Each room in Hamlin is 11’ 2” x 12’ 6” with a ceiling height of 9’. Homemade lofts are not permitted; materials to loft your bed are provided at move-in.



Edit tab Direct link
Vandenberg is a seven-story, twin-towered hall that features:
  • suite-style living arrangements for 4, 5, or 6 people sharing a private bathroom
  • lounge and study areas on each floor
  • reception desk staffed during the day
  • laundry facilities (six washers and dryers on the first floor of each tower)
  • 540 student capacity (new and returning students)
The main floor has vending machines and microwave ovens. Vandenberg also houses the Vandenberg Dining Center, The Honors College, Pre-Nursing Community, Pre-Business Community and Eco-Interest Community.

Room Specifications

Each room in Vandenberg is 11’ 2” x 12’ 3”. Ceiling height on the second floor is 7’, on the seventh floor it is 9’ and on all other floors it is 8’. Lofts are permitted; you must provide lofting materials and labor.



Edit tab Direct link
Hill is a six-story, single building that features:
  • double rooms with community bathrooms in the center of each floor
  • study rooms on each floor
  • laundry facilities (four washers and dryers on the first floor)
  • 200 student capacity (returning and transfer)
The main floor has a lounge with big screen TV, vending machines and microwave ovens.

Room Specifications


Each room in Hill is 10’ 10” x 11’ 2” with a ceiling height of 8’. Lofts are permitted; you must provide lofting materials and labor.



Edit tab Direct link
Van Wagoner is a six-story, single building that features:
  • double rooms with community bathrooms in the center of each floor
  • study rooms on each floor
  • laundry facilities (four washers and dryers on the first floor)
  • 200 student capacity (returning and transfer)
The main floor has a lounge with big screen TV, vending machines and microwave ovens.

Room Specifications

Each room in Van Wagoner is 10’ 10” x 11’ 2” with a ceiling height of 8’. Lofts are permitted; you must provide lofting materials and labor.



Edit tab Direct link
The smallest residence hall on campus, Fitzgerald is a two-story, single building that features:
  • double rooms with community bathrooms
  • laundry facilities (four washers and dryers in each wing)
  • 96 student capacity (returning and transfer)
The main floor has a lounge with big screen TV, fireplace, ping pong table, vending machines and microwave ovens.

Room Specifications

Each room in Fitzgerald is 12’ x 15’ 6”. Lofts are permitted; you must provide lofting materials and labor.



Edit tab Direct link
Due to an almost 40 percent increase in housing rental agreements over the last four years, OU has constructed a 500-bed student housing complex.

Oak View Hall, a $30 million facility, will give residents access to a small cafe, space for student meetings, and private and group studying. The building will also become the new home of OU’s Honors College.

Please note: There is a cost differential between the rates for our existing residence halls and the rates for Oak View Hall; please see our rates page for more information.


Room Specifications


Oak View Hall houses two types of suites, the Freshman Suite and the Upperclassman Suite.

Bedrooms in the Freshman Suite are double occupancy, and are 12'1" x 13'4", with a ceiling height of 9'10". Materials to loft the extra-long, twin-sized beds in the Freshman Suites are provided at move-in; homemade lofts are not permitted.

Bedrooms in the Upperclassman Suite are private, single-occupancy rooms, and are 9'8" x 9'8", with a ceiling height of 9'10". Beds in the Upperclassman suites are full-sized, and lofts are not permitted.

Floor plans for each type of suite can be viewed below.

 
 
   Freshman Suite


 
 Upperclassman Suite


Edit tab Direct link



Each residence hall room includes:
  • extra-long twin bed and mattress (except for the upperclassmen suites in the new hall, which will have full-size beds)
  • dresser
  • desk and chair
  • carpeting
  • shelves and closet space
  • lighting
  • wastebasket
  • window blinds