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How do you pronounce Ouachita?
When can students visit campus?
The Office of Admissions Counseling encourages students to visit campus for personal visits or to attend events such as Preview Day or GROW (an overnight visitation event). We also do personal tours Monday through Friday. To schedule a visit, students may contact an admissions counselor by calling 1.800.DIAL.OBU.
How are residence hall assignments made?
Applicants who have been admitted and have paid housing deposits will be housed early in the spring semester prior to enrollment. Students may specify a room mate or may specify characteristics of their preferred room mate. Admissions counselors personally make housing assignments in hopes that we make lasting connections between roommates.
How are class schedules decided?
Incoming students have the opportunity to attend Early Registration (ER) sessions prior to enrollment. During Early Registration, students meet with faculty advisors to discuss and establish class schedules.
Does Ouachita offer athletic programs?
Yes! Ouachita is a member of the NCAA Division II Great American Conference. We offer following varsity-level athletic programs: For men: wrestling, football, basketball, golf, swimming & diving, tennis, soccer and baseball. For women: golf, volleyball, basketball, tennis, swimming and diving, soccer, cross country and softball. Additionally, students may compete in recreational intramural sports such as football, volleyball, basketball, and softball.