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Consumer Information

These weblinks are for your information as part of Northwestern's effort to inform students and employees as a part of the federal requirements for health and safety. Should a student or employee like a paper copy of the below information, please contact the Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management to request one.

If you have any questions, please contact Dean Calleb Mosburg at (580) 327-8415 or Campus Police Chief Joel Johnson at (580) 327-8511.

Emergency Preparedness Plan for Alva, Enid and Woodward locations

Security, Fire Safety and Crime Report

This information may be found at www.nwosu.edu/campus-safety

Northwestern's Alert Plan for Armed Intruder

This information may be found at www.nwosu.edu/campus-safety

Timely Warning Policy

The Clery Act requires that a Timely Warning be issued alerting all faculty, staff and students of
any incident that occurs on campus or in the community that poses a continuing threat to
employees and students.

It shall be the policy of Northwestern to send a Timely Warning alert when an incident occurs on
campus or in the community that poses a continuing threat to the safety or welfare of employees
and students. Warnings and updates will be disseminated by Campus Police through the
University’s email system and the University’s web site at www.nwosu.edu.

The alert will be cancelled as soon as it can be done safely.

Services for Students with Disabilities

ADA Services information may be found at www.nwosu.edu/student-services

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Sexual Misconduct Policy and Sexual Violence Resources

This information may be found at www.nwosu.edu/1is2many

Alcohol and Drug Free Policy and Prevention Statement

This information may be found at www.nwosu.edu/campus-safety

University Missing Persons Policy

Procedure for on‐campus students

Allow students residing on campus to register confidential contact information in the event that the student is determined to be missing and advises students under the age of 18 that notification of a custodial parent is required after 24 hours have lapsed since the student is reported missing.

For students who are not under 18 or are emancipated and have registered no contact, the appropriate law enforcement agency will be contacted and immediate action will be taken.

Missing students

In the event a person is reported missing from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, every effort will be made to locate the person as soon as possible. The following steps will be taken: 

1. Immediately refer missing persons to the Campus Police department phone number 580‐327‐8511.
2. Determine that the person is actually missing and the investigation shows the student has been missing for 24 hours.
3. Obtain all information needed to complete a report and enter the person in NCIC.
4. Alert area Law Enforcement that the person is missing.
5. Enter the person in NCIC as a missing person.

Immunization Form, Hepatisis B Statement and Immunization Policy

Network Acceptable Use Policy

University General Information

General information about the university, its history, faculty, degree programs, course descriptions and more can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Degree Programs Offered

Institution completion and graduation rate 

Equity in Athletics website for the University

Title IX

Tobacco Free Information

This policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products on all school-owned property 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The ban on tobacco use is part of Northwestern’s efforts to become a more healthy campus. The Northwestern tobacco-control program consists of prevention, cessation and policy.

More info about Northwestern as a Tobacco Free Campus can be found at www.nwosu.edu/tobacco-free

Financial Aid and Scholarships available at Northwestern

Information on costs, financial aid, scholarships and more is found at Paying for College.

Voter Registration Information

Students and employees can register to vote in local, state and national elections while at Northwestern. More information found at www.ok.gov/elections 

Poster Policy


*Any information posted on the Student Services and/or SGA Bulletin Boards must follow these guidelines*
Approved student organizations & university departments may post flyers when following the appropriate
guidelines:

1. Bring or e-mail the original flyer to the office of the Dean of Student Affairs/Enrollment Management
2. Flyer must be approved by the Dean of Student Affairs/Enrollment Management
3. Include the name of the sponsoring organization on the flyer
4. Flyers may be approved for a maximum of two weeks
5. Sponsoring organization must remove the flyers after the event or two week period
6. Posters larger than 8 ½ x 11 inches must be approved by the Dean of Student Affairs/Enrollment Management
7. Flyers posted in the Cafeteria must be approved by the Director of Dining (580-327-8622)
8. Flyers must be posted on bulletin boards

Do not post:

  • using duct tape
  • on glass doors
  • outside of buildings on any object such as trees, walls, tables, trashcans, etc.
  • on painted walls
  • on vehicles and car windshields

Alva Community flyers may be posted on designated bulletin boards upon following the appropriate guidelines:

1. Flyer must be approved by the faculty/staff sponsor of an student organization
2. Include the name of the sponsoring organization on the flyer
3. Bring or e-mail the original flyer to the office of the Dean of Student Affairs/Enrollment Management.
4. Flyer must be approved by the Dean of Student Affairs/Enrollment Management
5. Flyers may be approved for a maximum of two weeks
6. The flyer must be removed by the group that posted the flyer after the event or two week period
7. Posters larger than 8 ½ x 11 inches must be approved by the Dean of Student Affairs/Enrollment Management
8. Do not post on campus event bulletin boards
9. Flyers must be posted on bulletin boards

Do not post:

  • using duct tape
  • on glass doors
  • outside of buildings on any object such as trees, walls, tables, trashcans, etc.
  • on painted walls
  • on vehicles and car windshields

Chalking of sidewalks to advertise events must be done with the approval of the Dean of Student Affairs/Enrollment Management.

Contact appropriate campus Dean in Woodward and Enid.

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Phone: (580) 327-1700

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