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FAMILY WEEKEND

We're so glad to welcome you to the campus of Oral Roberts University. Below you will find a schedule of events for the weekend. If you have not registered for the event, please email familyweekend@oru.edu, as registration is now closed.

Due to inclement weather, some of the schedule has been adjusted. Find continual updates below as we monitor the weather.

CHECK-IN

9:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Hammer Center, 1st Floor

Once you're checked in, take a look at the schedule of events listed below and enjoy time on campus with your student before heading to Chapel! 

Late Check-In

Late check-in will take place in the Hammer Center from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

 
CHAPEL (WEATHER PENDING)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Christ's Chapel, Section C

Twice a week, the ORU community joins together to worship and hear an impactful message. Come and join us and sit with your student!

 
LUNCH

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Various Locations

Enjoy ORU's Dining Experience or head off campus for lunch! Below you'll find all available dining options on campus available for purchase. 

  • Hamill Dining Hall: Hamill Center, Upper Level
    • Lunch: $8.00
  • Chick-Fil-A: Hamill Center, Lower Level
  • Moe's Southwest Grill: Hammer Center, 1st Floor
  • The Deli: Graduate Center, 3rd Floor
  • Green Cuisine: Learning Resource Center, 3rd Floor
  • Subway: CityPlex Towers, 1st Floor

 

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES (WEATHER PENDING)

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Various Times & Locations 
  • College of Health Sciences: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Nursing & Engineering Complex, 2nd Floor
    • Come tour the labs and talk with our amazing faculty!
  • College of Business: 1:00 PM or 2:00 PM | Graduate Center, 3rd Floor
    • Meet at the Shark Tank for an update on the renovations in the new College of Business! Tours will depart on the hour.
  • College of Arts and Cultural Studies: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Graduate Center, 6th Floor
    • Attend a class with your student or stop by the Trustees Dining Room (TDR) for a chat with the Deans! Tours will depart from TDR at 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM. 
  • College of Science and Engineering: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  | Nursing & Engineering Complex, 3D Lab 202
    • Come see our state-of-the-art Engineering Facility.
  • College of Theology: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Graduate Center, 4th Floor
    • Faculty will be available to greet you and gives tours of the Biblical Studies Room! Copies of Spiritus, ORU’s journal will be available.
  • College of Education: 2:00 PM | Graduate Center, 5th Floor
    • Join the College of Education faculty and  meet the new Department of Education Chair!

 

VISIT YOUR STUDENT'S ROOM

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Various Locations 

Whether you have never seen where your student lives or maybe they need help hanging those Command strips...this is your chance for the whole family to enter the residence halls. Please bring your ID and check in at the front desk before heading upstairs!

 
CAMPUS TOURS

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hammer Center, Concierge Desk

Have you taken an official campus tour? Well, now's your chance! See all that ORU has to offer and learn about the exciting growth your student is experiencing here at ORU. 


GLOBAL LEARNING CENTER TOURS

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Global Learning Center, Lobby

Take a tour and learn how the GLC is making Spirit-empowered, Whole Person education a global reality by harnessing virtual and augmented reality technologies. Or just come to check out our University robot! Tours will leave on the hour.

 

WORSHIP CENTER PRAYER SETS

6:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Prayer Tower, Auditorium

Join your student for a Prayer Set hosted by ORU Worship Center! Sets are 1.5 hours and are open for you to come and go as you please. 

 
GAME NIGHT

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Hammer Center

Here at ORU, we love to have fun! Grab your student and meet us in the Hammer for board games, karaoke, pool, and more. 

BRUNCH

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Christ's Chapel

Grab your student, come hungry, and enjoy a delicious brunch. You'll also have the chance to hear from ORU President, Dr. William M. Wilson. Be sure to wear your Family Weekend wristband!

 

TOUR TULSA

ALL DAY

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Explore the city your student calls home! Scan the QR code in your bag to find our favorite spots or click here.

 
AEROBICS CENTER ACCESS

ALL DAY

Kenneth H. Cooper Aerobics Center

Want to work off brunch or maybe just look around? The Aerobics Center is open all day for your access, so be sure to check it out! Make sure to show your wristband at the Front Desk. 

 
VISIT YOUR STUDENT'S ROOM

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Various Locations

Head back to your student's residence hall to finish hanging those Command strips or just enjoy some down time with your student and their friends. Remember to bring your ID and check in at the front desk before heading upstairs!

 
ORU MEN'S BASKETBALL vs SOUTH DAKOTA

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Mabee Center, Section 116 & 112

Come cheer on the Golden Eagles as they take to the court against South Dakota in what is sure to be a thrilling game! We have a section reserved just for families, so put on your best ORU gear and bring your loudest cheering voices!

ENJOY CHURCH WITH YOUR STUDENT

VARIOUS TIMES

Various Locations

Join your student for worship at their church home here in Tulsa. 

 

BRUNCH

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Hamill Dining Hall: Hamill Center, Upper Level

Brunch is available for purchase (cost is $8) or you can head off campus for something to eat! 


ORU BASEBALL GAME (WEATHER PENDING)

1:00 PM

J.L. Johnson Stadium

Missed yesterday's game? No worries! You have another chance to see ORU Baseball in action! Wear your Family Weekend wristband for free admission to another match-up against St. Louis University.


It's time to give your student a hug goodbye as our Family Weekend wraps up. We are so happy that you were able to join us for a peek into your student's life at ORU, and we pray that you enjoyed your time with us on campus. Have safe travels back home and we'll see you again soon! 


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