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Terms of Use 

Southwestern Oklahoma State University encourages the use of this website and other SWOSU websites, regardless of domain address, as a way to share information and knowledge. Website content is subject to change without notice. While most websites are publicly accessible, certain services and information offered online may be restricted to specific users or segments of the SWOSU population.


Consistent with university policies and regulations, SWOSU upholds the principles of academic freedom and shared governance, freedom of speech, and privacy in the use of electronic resources by our faculty, students, and staff.

The SWOSU website contains official webpages in support of the core mission of the university or related administrative business. It also contains webpages generated by groups or individuals whose expressed views do not necessarily represent the views of SWOSU.

The university does not actively monitor or control web content. However, when the university receives a notification of an alleged violation of law or policy, we investigate and address violations accordingly. To report a violation, contact webmaster@swosu.edu.

Privacy: The SWOSU Gateway and Other Websites

The SWOSU gateway site, http://www.swosu.edu, collects information to improve functionality and content and to monitor performance. Data is used to help answer specific questions about the usage and performance of the website or individual webpages. At no time is site usage associated with individual IP addresses. For more information, see SWOSU’s Privacy Policy.

SWOSU works in a distributed information technology environment; therefore, policies and procedures for other websites may vary. If there are questions, visitors should contact the specific department, unit, or organization that maintains the website.

SWOSU Name and Trademark

SWOSU, SWOSU Bulldogs, Southwestern Oklahoma State University and all related trademarks are the property of Southwestern Oklahoma State University . SWOSU names and trademarks may not be used by third parties without specific written permission as outlined in the SWOSU’s Graphics Standard Manual.

Other trademarks, service marks, and trade names used in the swosu.edu website are the property of their respective owners.


Links from a website located on a SWOSU server to any non-university site do not imply university endorsement of the website's products or services. References to non-SWOSU products, services, or organizations do not imply university endorsement of such products, services, or organizations.


SWOSU is committed to providing a user-friendly environment for students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, visitors, and the community. Your comments are welcomed. Please send your comments by completing the online form below.