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Spring New Sooner Orientation

We are excited for you to be on campus for your Spring Orientation Day! Spring Orientation is for students who are starting their first semester at OU in Spring 2020. On this page, we have provided you with some helpful information about the day and what to expect, including a list of what to bring and parking information.

Students

Complete these required steps prior to scheduling your New Sooner Orientation Day. These steps must be completed before you will have access to the New Sooner Orientation Day scheduling system.

Requirements prior to scheduling

If you are a student who is taking classes at OU for the first time in Spring 2020, you will attend Spring New Sooner Orientation. Spring Orientation will be offered in November and December. Dates for Spring 2020 Orientation will be announced in September.

Complete the steps below prior to attending your New Sooner Orientation Day!

Requirements prior to attending Spring Orientation

 

What to Bring

Please dress comfortably as you will be walking to different campus locations and bring the following:

  • Printed parking pass (sent in your confirmation email to your OU email) 
  • $75 Program Fee (cash or check) 
  • $20 for Sooner ID Card
  • Driver's license or other government issued photo ID
  • All AP/CLEP scores and a list of senior year tests taken
  • All ACT/SAT scores
  • Copy of any transcripts from other institutions for college/dual/concurrent credit
  • Additional money (cash, check, credit card) for other items such as lunch, OU t-shirts, etc.

Schedule

Spring Orientation Days will be half day sessions either in the morning from 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM or in the afternoon from 12:30 - 5:00 PM. 

Morning Session

8:00 AM: Check in at Lissa and Cy Wagner Hall

8:30 AM: Opening Session 

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM: 

Students will be in a small group with a student guide to complete the following:                    

  • Individual Advisement
  • Enrollment
  • Obtain Sooner Card
  • Small group time

Parents & Families will hear from the following speakers:

  • Parent and Family Programs/Sooner Parents
  • Associate Provost for Academic Advising, Kathleen Shea Smith
  • Student Financial Center

Afternoon Session

12:30 PM: Check in at Lissa and Cy Wagner Hall

1:00 PM: Opening Session 

1:30 – 5:00 PM: 

Students will be in a small group with a student guide to complete the following:                    

  • Individual Advisement
  • Enrollment
  • Obtain Sooner Card
  • Small group time

Parents & Families will hear from the following speakers:

  • Parent and Family Programs/Sooner Parents
  • Associate Provost for Academic Advising, Kathleen Shea Smith
  • Student Financial Center

Directions and Parking

All who park on campus, must have a parking pass. Your parking pass will be located on the confirmation page of your NSO Day registration. You will need to print this and place it on the dash of your car to avoid a parking ticket.

Your parking pass is valid in the lot located on the southeast corner of Jenkins Avenue and Brooks Street only. The main entrance to the parking lot is located off Brooks Street. Please follow the map below.

Once you park, you will check-in at Wagner Hall.

 

 

Need help? Email us at newsooner@ou.edu.