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Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Healthy Animals - Healthy People

Tours of CVHS

McElroy Hall

Tour Schedule

Student-led tours are offered by appointment on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at noon to persons 16 years-of-age or older. Tours are not available on evenings or weekends. Group size is limited and all guests must make an appointment (405-744-6961). Tour requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance. We are unable to accommodate “walk-in” guests. This policy applies to prospective applicants, former/current faculty, graduates, staff and general public.

Virtual Tour

If you cannot attend a regularly scheduled tour or Open House, you can view our facilities via virtual tour by clicking on one below.

McElroy Hall

Boren Veterinary Medical Hospital

Ambulatory Food Services Truck, Covered Area & Comparative Exercise Physiology Lab

Age Restrictions

Tours are available to individuals 16 years of age and older. Younger participants are encouraged to attend Open House. Any person under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

What to Expect on the Tour

Typical tours last approximately 45 minutes to an hour depending on the group size. You will see classrooms and laboratories in McElroy Hall, as well as the facilities in the Boren Veterinary Medical Hospital. All groups meet in McElroy Hall, but extremely large groups typically only view the hospital unless prior request has been made.

Due to safety concerns, participants are expected to wear closed-toed shoes. Photography and video is prohibited, as the animals in the hospital are client-owned. Touching the animals is also strictly prohobited, as they are patients. Admission representatives are available to meet with prospective students by request either before or after the tour. Appointments can be scheduled by contacting 405-744-6961.

Directions for Tours from Outside Stillwater

All tours start in the lobby of McElroy Hall. Coordinates for McElroy Hall are 36.124305, -97.081579 if you have a GPS system. Otherwise, here are several directions:

To McElroy Hall from I-35

Take the Stillwater exit and go east about 15 miles until you enter Stillwater. Go to the 4th stoplight and turn left (North) onto Western Street. Go approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Farm Road. Continue east on Farm Rd. and turn right on McFarland St. McElroy Hall is on the right – visitor parking is on the East side of the building.

To McElroy Hall from Highway 51 East (Tulsa)

Take Highway 51 W almost all the way through Stillwater. Continue on Highway 51 (known as 6th street) until you hit Western Street and take a right (north). Go approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Farm Road. Continue east and turn right on McFarland St. McElroy Hall is on the right – visitor parking is on the East side of the building.

To McElroy Hall from Cimarron Turnpike

After the last toll booth stay on the exit road (don’t exit Perkins Rd.). The highway will end on Washington street. Continue south on Washington. Just after the first stoplight (at the intersection of Lakeview and Washington), the street veers left and becomes Boomer Rd, but keep right and you will be on N. Washington Street headed straight for the OSU campus. Continue south to the second stop light. Turn right on Hall of Fame Ave, and continue west on Hall of Fame around curve. Take a left onto Farm Rd. at the Teaching Hospital sign. Continue east on Farm Rd. and turn right on McFarland St. McElroy Hall is on the right – visitor parking is on the East side of the building.