UVA Resident Responsibilities


Residents of University Village will sign a lease with The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.  Residents will sign the lease with their roommate if applicable.  Please review a blank copy of the University Village lease here:

            University Village Lease

Student Rights

Students of the University of Oklahoma are guaranteed certain rights by the constitutions of the United States and the State of Oklahoma and the University of Oklahoma Student Government Association. For the complete Student Rights and Responsibilities Code please visit http://www.ou.edu/content/dam/studentlife/documents/AllCampusStudentCode.pdf or click the link at the bottom of this page.

Student Responsibilities

Students of the University of Oklahoma are responsible for complying with all local, state, and federal laws. As members of the University community, students are also responsible for familiarizing themselves with University policies and regulations when applicable. In addition, students involved in disciplinary proceedings initiated under this Code, whether as parties, witnesses, or panelists, have a duty to cooperate and discuss the incident with appropriate University officials, adhere to stated deadlines, attend scheduled meetings, provide documentation as requested and participate in all University proceedings. Failure to fulfill these responsibilities may result in a decision being made without the benefit of the student’s participation, or may result in a student being charged with failing to comply with the direction of a University official.

Staff Responsibilities

The University values its relationship with its employees and strives to create and maintain a positive working environment. The University of Oklahoma provides a Staff Handbook in an effort to educate current and prospective employees as to the relevant laws, policies, and procedures that govern interactions between the institution and the employee. The Staff Handbook summarizes University of Oklahoma policies and procedures for current and prospective staff employees. To access the Staff Handbook, visit https://apps.hr.ou.edu/staffhandbook or click the link below.

Faculty Responsibilities

The Health Sciences Center Faculty Handbook is a compilation of many of the University’s major policies regarding faculty, academic, and administrative matters, along with policies and information on the University’s facilities and general organization. Several other sources, such as the Administration and Finance Policies at http://www.ouhsc.edu/policy/Home.aspx, the Staff Handbook at https://apps.hr.ou.edu/staffhandbook, the Regents’ Policy Manual at http://www.ou.edu/regents/CurrentPolicyManual.pdf, and college and departmental handbooks, also provide useful resources for University policies and procedures. To access the Faculty Handbook, visit https://www.ouhsc.edu/provost/documents/FacultyHandbookOUHSC.pdf or click the link below.


The University of Oklahoma Student Rights and Responsibilities Code

The University of Oklahoma Student Rights and Responsibilities Code Procedures

The OUHSC Faculty Handbook

The OU Staff Handbook