SWOSU Parents and Families

We want to work with you in supporting your student(s) while they are away at school. Your roles as parents and mentors are as important as ever - parental involvement increases the chances that a college student will be successful on campus and graduate successfully.

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SWOSU Calendar  / News and Events

2015 Yearly Dates and Deadlines

January 8
– Enrollment for students who did not pre-enroll
January 9
– Move-In day
January 11
– Semester Begins
– First of four monthly installments for residence halls begins
March 1
SWOSU Freshman Scholarship Priority Deadline
July 1
– Residence Life deadline to receive a refund on your housing deposit
August 19
– Move-In day
August 19
– Tuition payments due
August 20
– Mass Orientation (Required for all Freshmen)
August 22 – First day of classes
September – First of four monthly installments for residence halls begins

How can my student get involved?

SWOSU offers over 90 campus organizations.  The organizations include social and service fraternities and sororities, departmental organizations, religious organizations, and leadership opportunities.  Click here to see a list of the student organizations.

Does your student need a job?

The Bulldog Job Board has a listing of on and off campus jobs.  Your student will need a resume. Career Services located in Stafford 209 can help in the development process. For more information contact Career Services at 580.774.3233 or careers@swosu.edu.

The City of Weatherford

What does the City of Weatherford have to offer?  A city of 10,000, located one hour west of Oklahoma City, has something for everyone.  Click here to learn more.

Need a place to stay while visiting? Weatherford has seven hotel/motels for your convenience. Click here for a list of hotels/motels.

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College tips for parents.org
Fear vs. Faith
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