Welcome, OSU Students!
Part of what makes Stillwater unique are the thousands of OSU students who call Stillwater home. Whether you live on-campus or off-campus, or are a new student or a returning one, we're pleased you've chosen to continue your education here.
We encourage you to get to know Stillwater, to get involved with your neighborhood, to learn local issues and to register to vote. You'll find that Stillwater has a lot to offer—a great public library; beautiful parks, trails and lakes; and a diverse shopping, nightlife and restaurant scene.
Animals & Pets
The Animal Welfare Division is charged with providing immediate response to emergencies concerning animals. Contact the division for lost and found animals, adoptions, and other issues related to pets and animals. Stillwater enforces a leash law for dogs. Stillwaggin' Dog Park, operated by Oklahoma State University, is located at 801 W. 11th Ave.
The Stillwater Police Department posts the latest crime statistics to keep you informed.
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For weather and other emergency information, visit the City of Stillwater Emergency Management Office. Discover emergency preparedness tips, tornado information and you can register for the CodeRED notification system.
Elections & Voting
Have you registered to vote? If not, visit the Payne County Election Board.
Stillwater City Council generally meets the first and third Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at city hall. You may speak on any agenda item if you complete a "Public Comment Request Form" before the meeting starts.
If you receive a parking ticket or another citation, you'll need information from the City of Stillwater Municipal Court. To avoid overtime parking tickets, read about the Parking Validation Program.
You can always contact the OSU University Police or the Stillwater Police Department (9-1-1) for an emergency. Follow this link to find the more information about our Emergency Management Office, Animal Welfare Division and other safety related topics.
Recycling & Disposal
Find out which materials are recyclable and how to dispose of those that aren't. For example: Did you know you shouldn't put grease down the drain or flush chemicals or pharmaceuticals? Follow this link for more information.
Do you know you can get tickets for not mowing high grass and weeds in your yard or for keeping junk vehicles in your driveway? There are also city codes and ordinances concerning noise levels, fire alarms and the number of people who live in a dwelling. Do you know your rights as a tenant? Visit the Code Compliance link for more information.
Want to play league sports in town? Visit Parks & Rec's Adult Sports page and see what going on this season.
Stillwater Public Library
Did you know as an OSU student you can also use the Stillwater Public Library? Free library cards are available to anyone who lives, works or goes to school in Payne County. The library offers study areas, Wi-Fi and computer access, and online checkout and download of ebooks and audio books. We're here to help!
The City's blue trash carts needs to be set out at the curb by 6 a.m. on trash collection day and removed the same day. We also offer special clean-up services throughout the year and a special OSU student clean-up at the end of the spring semester. Visit the City's Waste Management for residential services for more information about yard waste and bulk-item disposals.
Utility Customer Service
Need to start, start or move your electric, water, wastewater and trash service? We can help. We can also answer questions concerning your billing and utility meters. After-hour emergency? Call (405) 372-3292. Otherwise, call (405) 742-8230.
Need to set up a gas account? Visit Oklahoma Natural Gas.com.
Whether you're a group or an individual, the City of Stillwater had lots of opportunities for community service. We need volunteers for special events, trash collection and much more. Email email@example.com if you need more information.
Want to Improve the City? It's a SNAP
Use the Stillwater Needs Assistance Program, or SNAP and report potholes or sidewalks that need to be repaired.