NSO

Transfer Students (Spring Admits)

Transfer students have a choice to do a group or individual enrollment session.

Group Enrollment Option

Transfer students are welcome to attend a New Student Orientation (NSO) session to enroll at the same time as a small group of incoming freshmen. Students may complete the online registration form or call the NSO office 580.774.3233) to sign up for a New Student Orientation session.

Two dates are being offered this fall, November 16 and November 30, 2012. The sessions are held the Student Union Ballroom from 9 am – 12 pm.

After signing up for orientation, additional information will be sent via email.

What to Expect for Group Enrollment

  • 8:30 am – Registration begins on the second floor of the Memorial Student Center.
  • 9:00 – 10:00 am – Orientation program (all the things you need to know about SWOSU)
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 pm – Student Academic Advising/Enrollment (selecting your classes)
    Family members will not be with students during enrollment, consider looking at the online course schedule with your family before the orientation session (www.swosu.edu –> Quick Links –> Course Schedules).
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 pm – Family Orientation Session
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Open House (visit with departments, turn in paper work)

    Offices available include:

    Assessment (Computerized Placement Tests (CPT) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
    Bursar (questions about paying for college)
    Campus Police (parking decals)*will need a photo ID
    Dean of Students (ADA, student activities and organizations)
    GOLD Program (National Guard Program)
    Human Resources (on-campus jobs)
    Student Financial Services (money for school)
    Student Health and Counseling Services
    Residence Life (student housing)
    Student Union & Food Services (photo ID and meal plans)*will need a photo ID
    University Bookstore (textbooks & clothing items)
  • 12:00 pm – Course schedules ready in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom
    After picking up the spring schedule, students are free to go unless they are interested in a campus tour.
  • 12:15 pm - Campus and residence halls tours

What to Bring

  1. Photo ID or Drivers License - Students should bring a photo ID with them to pick up their SWOSU student ID and parking decal, or to take the CPT (Computerized Placement Test) to clear deficiencies.
  2. Final college transcript (send at the end of the semester if grades have not posted)
  3. Student Health form/shot record
  4. Residence Hall application and $100 deposit
  5. Any needed paper work for Financial Aid
  6. List of possible classes you would enjoy taking. Go to www.swosu.edu –> Quick Link –>Course Schedules to view course selection and closed classes. View the course catalog to find requirements for your academic major.
  7. Money for lunch. Feel free to grab lunch on or off campus. On-campus choices include Duke’s Diner, all-you-can-eat cafeteria for $5.95 or the Food Court, four fast food outlets and a bakery for $5 to $7. Food Court choices include Arrezzio's Italian Café, Brandy's Grill (hamburgers and sandwiches), Casa Solana Mexican Cantina, The Strip Joint (chicken strips and fries), The Corner Bakery (homemade bake goods), and The Yogurt Corner (self-serve yogurt).

Individual Enrollment Option

Once transfer students have been accepted to SWOSU they may contact the Admissions and Recruitment Office, at 580.774.3782 or admissions@swosu.edu, for assistance with departmental advisement and enrollment. Transfer students will meet individually with an academic advisor to enroll in classes.

The Admissions and Recruitment Office also schedules campus and residence hall tours on the day students visit SWOSU for academic advisement.

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