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Frequently Asked Questions ...

Why Golden Hurricane?
The origination of The University of Tulsa nickname - Golden Hurricane - came in 1922. A new football coach, Howard Acher, came to town and inherited a slew of nicknames dating back to 1895.

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What is your mailing address?
The mailing address for the TU athletic department is:

The University of Tulsa
Athletics
800 S. Tucker Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74104

How do I contact a member of the coaching or administrative staff?
A complete Athletic Staff Directory can be found by clicking here.

What can I not bring to a football game?
To provide a safer environment for the public and significantly expedite fan entry into H.A. Chapman Stadium, The University of Tulsa has implemented a new bag policy for the 2014 Season.

Fans will be allowed to carry personal bags that do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12" inches. Additional clothing, blankets, etc. are allowed if carried in loosely or in the approved bag size. An exception will be made for medically necessary items and baby bags/formula. Traditional stadium seats with backs and seat pads are permitted as long as they do not exceed 18 inches wide and are carried in by themselves, not in a larger bag exceeding 12" x 6" x 12" inches. Prohibited items include and must be returned to your vehicle or they will be confiscated and discarded:

    · Umbrellas
    · Video cameras
    · Containers, including thermoses
    · Outside food & beverages
    · Weapons, or objects deemed hazardous by event staff
    · Alcohol or drugs
    · Visiting team flags
    · Artificial noisemakers (bells, whistles, bullhorns, etc.)
    · Excessively large signs
    · Smoking is prohibited in ALL seating areas, restrooms, elevators, etc.

What is the enrollment of The University of Tulsa?
TU currently has approximately 4,597 students enrolled, with 3,429 being undergraduate.

How big is the city of Tulsa?
The Tulsa metropolitan area has a population of approximately 550,000.