Freshman Class group

Freshman Orientation

FRESHMAN ORIENTATION 2019 - Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019

Attendance is required for all incoming freshmen! 


  • Free T-shirt
  • Visit with campus clubs and organizations
  • Get acquainted with the Ranger campus and students
  • Student IDs and Parking decals -- Bring vehicle make, model and tag number
  • Wellness Center orientation
  • RangerNet, Blackboard and Email access
  • Publicity photo taken to send to your hometown
  • Large photo of Freshman class taken to end the day!

The following offices will be open Saturday from Noon to 1:30PM 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.


Residence Halls open on Thursday prior to first day of school


Fall semester classes begin Aug. 19, 2019


Herod Hall Auditorium


8:00 a.m. -- Registration

8:30 a.m. -- Program begins

Noon -- Morning event concludes

Noon -- Coronado Cafeteria opens

6:00 - Lights Over Alva


Andrea Lauderdale 
Coordinator of Student Services and Transfer Recruiter (580) 327-8606


Northwestern Oklahoma State University

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

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