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Top 5 Perks of Being a TU Student

The biggest perk of being a student at The University of Tulsa is gaining a valuable, hands-on education experience. But, we do have some other benefits that might pique your interest in TU. Here are the top 5 perks of being a TU student.

1. Free Textbooks

Yep, you read that right! First-year freshmen and transfer students automatically qualify for our free textbook program. You won’t have to worry about getting the wrong title or edition, and we’ll make sure you have your textbooks ready on your first day of classes each and every semester.

Philbrook Museum gardens

2. Free Entry to Local Museums

TU students receive free entry into the Philbrook Museum of Art, a  museum with expansive formal gardens and incredible exhibitions and galleries. The 25 acres of gardens were named “the most beautiful place in Oklahoma” by House Beautiful Magazine!

TU students at football game

3. Free Entry into TU Athletic Events

Unlike many other schools, TU students don’t have to pay to get into university athletic events! We’ve got basketball games, football games, tennis matches, softball games and much more for you to enjoy…all free of charge.

TU graduates names’ displayed on Circle Cinema marque

4. Circle Cinema $2 Tuesdays

Bring your student ID to Circle Cinema on Tuesdays and you’ll only pay $2 for movie tickets! Circle Cinema is Tulsa’s oldest movie theater and only nonprofit theater. You can watch your favorite Indie films and blockbusters that are sure to be Oscar worthy!

Mother Road Market

5. Eat at Mother Road Market

TU students can use their Hurricane Gold Dollars at Mother Road Market, a bustling food hall featuring gourmet pizza, southern barbeque, authentic street tacos and more! Mother Road Market is just a few blocks from campus and is the perfect place to take a study break and grab a bite to eat.


Being a student at TU definitely comes with its perks. Schedule a daily visit to see what TU is all about!