Northwestern to Begin Summer Work Hours on June 2; Specified Offices to be an Exception

May 21, 2024

All Northwestern Oklahoma State University locations will observe summer work hours starting Monday, June 3, through Thursday, Aug. 1. The university will be open 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

In an effort to better serve Northwestern’s prospective students during these adjusted summer work weeks, the following Northwestern-Alva offices will remain open on Fridays:

  • Recruitment
  • Business Office
  • Financial Aid
  • Registry

Northwestern-Woodward and Northwestern-Enid offices will not be open on Fridays during summer hours.

Offices will also be closed May 27, for Memorial Day, June 19, for Juneteenth, and July 4, for Independence Day.

Summer enrollment is still open at Northwestern for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Summer classes begin June 3 for June-only classes and classes held in both June and July; July-only classes begin July 2.

The final days to register for classes in the summer are June 4 for June-only classes; July 3 for July-only classes, and June 6 for classes held in both June and July.

Fall classes begin Aug. 19, and enrollment will remain open until Aug. 27.

New Student Orientation for Woodward and Enid students will be Aug. 15. Woodward students will meet in the Phillips Conference Room Campus Boardroom on the Woodward campus from 10 to 11 a.m.; Enid students will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Enid Commons Area on the Enid campus. Freshman and Transfer Orientation will take place Aug. 17 in Alva. Freshmen will meet in Percefull Fieldhouse with registration starting at 8:30 a.m., a welcome at 9 a.m., and concluding at noon. Transfers will meet in the Education Center, room 109, from 1 to 2 p.m.

Questions about the orientation sessions may be directed to Ethan Sacket, Student Services Coordinator and Transfer Student Recruiter, at or (580) 327-8606.

For a list of all available classes, visit

To see degree program breakdowns visit the online undergraduate catalog at or the online graduate catalog at

Undergraduate students with enrollment questions may call the Alva Registrar’s office at (580) 327-8550, the Enid Registrar at (580) 213-3102 and the main office in Woodward at (580) 256-0047 or (580) 254-2500. An online application for admission to Northwestern is available at

To get started on a graduate degree program contact Melissa Brown, coordinator of graduate studies, at (580) 327-8410 or An application for admission form, admission requirements and additional information may be found at


Sean J. Doherty, University Relations Specialist | 580-327-8480

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