Upperclassmen Residence Halls: Visitation by members of the opposite sex may be
permitted 24 hours per day, seven days a week with the consent of
the host or hostess and his or her roommates.
First-Year Residence Halls: Visitation by members of the opposite sex may be
permitted between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. with the consent of the
host or hostess and his or her roommates.
Residents may have overnight visitors of the same sex for a
maximum of three nights with consent of the roommate. Prior
notification and registration of that guest must be made with the
RA. Registration of an overnight guest is necessary in the event
of an emergency. We encourage you to be considerate of and to
discuss any such plans with your roommate. Please remember, as a
host or hostess, you are responsible for the behavior of your
guests. Residents are allowed a maximum of two guests at any
All guests must be escorted by their host or hostess at all times
while on campus. All residents have responsibility for informing
guests of all Oglethorpe policies and procedures and specifically
community living standards. Residents are responsible for the
actions of their guests.
Gatehouse Security Arm
The arm-gate is in operation between the hours of 11:00 p.m.
and 6:00 a.m. daily, unless directed otherwise by the Director of
Campus Safety. The gate will be down and operating during this
period and around the clock on holidays.
If a vehicle has a
valid (current school year) parking permit, the vehicle will be
freely admitted onto campus at any time.
Between 11:00 p.m.
and 2:00 a.m. - If a vehicle has no permit, or if the permit
is out of date, the vehicle may not be allowed onto campus unless
the following is done:
- If the occupants of any vehicle are not
accompanied by a student, they must show a photo ill. The name,
license number and state, time and a stated reason for the visit
will be recorded in the vehicle registration log. In addition, the
student the visitor wishes to see must be called in advance to
verify that this is a welcomed guest. If confirmation is not made
after two attempts, the guest will be informed and visitation
- If a student is in the vehicle, confirmation of the
occupants can be made by the student. Students must sign their
guests in onto the registration log along with their name (printed
clearly), residence hall room, phone number, and time.
2:00 a.m. -A visitor will not be allowed to proceed onto
campus unless their intended host or hostess comes to the Welcome
Center to meet them
Guest List -Occasionally members of
Greek Row may provide a guest list of non-OU visitors for a social
function. Individuals on the list are allowed onto campus after
showing identification and being checked off the list. The
fraternities and sororities will be informed that their invited
guests are not allowed to bring other individuals not on the list.