Freshman Class group

Freshman Orientation

FRESHMAN ORIENTATION 2024 - Saturday, Aug. 17 - Percefull Fieldhouse

Attendance is required for all incoming freshmen! 

  • Free T-shirt
  • Get acquainted with the Ranger campus and students
  • Self-Service, Blackboard and Email access
  • Large photo of Freshman class taken to end the day!

The following offices will be open Saturday from 10:00 to 3:00 p.m. during orientation:

  • Registry Office: Provide copies of class schedules and answer questions.  They will NOT be able to process enrollments or drop/add on that day.
  • Financial Aid Office: Accept paperwork and answer questions.
  • Business Office: Accept payments, Residence Hall deposits, and answer any questions.
  • Bookstore: Purchase course books or Northwestern gear.
  • Student Services: Pickup vehicle decal and student I.D. 


Residence Halls open on Thursday before the first day of school


Fall semester classes begin Aug. 19, 2024




8:30 a.m. -- Registration

9:00 a.m. -- Program begins

10:00 -- Break-out sessions

Noon -- Coronado Cafeteria opens


Ethan Sacket 
Coordinator of Student Success and Transfer Recruiter 

(580) 327-8606


Northwestern Oklahoma State University

709 Oklahoma Blvd., Alva, OK 73717
Phone: (580) 327-1700

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