Northwestern to Return to Regular Hours; New Student Orientation Sessions Scheduled

July 23, 2018

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will return to regular hours beginning Monday, July 30.

The Alva and Woodward campuses will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Enid campus will be open 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday.

Each summer the university opts for extended daily hours Monday through Thursday so that employees have Fridays off.

The fall semester will begin Monday, Aug. 20.

Students are encouraged to enroll before the fall semester begins. Northwestern’s course schedules can be found online at A drop-down list of updated courses showing possible cancellations and closed classes also is available on this web page.

Incoming freshmen and transfer students will be on the Alva campus for required orientation sessions on Saturday, Aug. 18. Freshmen will meet in Herod Hall Auditorium starting at 8 a.m. for registration. A program for the students will begin at 8:30 a.m. Before the students are released for lunch, the traditional freshman class photo will be taken.

Alva transfer students will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. in room 109 of the Education Building. Woodward transfer students will meet on Thursday, Aug. 16, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Phillips Conference Room. Enid transfer students will meet Thursday, Aug. 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Enid Commons Area.

More information on these orientation sessions can be found at or

Students with enrollment questions may call the Alva registrar’s office at (580) 327-8550, the Enid registration office at (580) 213-3102 or the main office in Woodward at (580) 256-0047.



Erin Davis, University Relations Specialist, 580-327-8480

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

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

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