Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Admissions

New Student Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation will be required for first-time freshmen to assist in their adjustment to the university. This course will be taken the first fall semester of enrollment and will cover basic skills assessment and an introduction to degree programs and other information relevant to university orientation and success. The one-credit-hour course meets for the first eight weeks of the semester and covers topics of interest to the university student such as campus orientation, time management, study techniques, library skills, note-and-test-taking skills and career guidance.