Accelerated BSN Orientation - Lawton Campus

Welcome to the OU Nursing Family

Congratulations on your admission to The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing! Welcome to the OU Nursing family.

Your orientation to the program will include:

  1. Priority Action Items: Submit forms and review information by the deadlines, see below.
  2. Attend Orientation Event: On-campus activity, see below.
  3. Preparing for the start of classes, see below.

Here to Help

Questions or concerns regarding orientation?

Lawton Campus, Student Program Coordinator
(580) 591-8091

Notice: Items are subject to change. It is the student's responsibility to stay informed regarding current applicable requirements. Please check the website often for updates. Orientation is mandatory for all new students. 

Orientation Step 1 of 3: Complete 8 Priority Action Items

Complete 8 Priority Action Items

Please review the 8 items listed below for priority action items.  Most items should be reviewed and some completed prior to attending the new student orientation event on campus.

1. Confirmation

All admitted students must confirm their offer of admission.  An e-mail will be sent by the OUHSC Office of Admissions & Records with instructions.  Please contact Ms. Debbie Shell if you did not receive your email.  

(405) 271-2359


2. Set-up HSC E-Mail Accout

Confirm new HSC Email Account
After you confirm your admission (see #1 above), the OUHSC IT department will email you information to set this up.  Please allow 1-2 weeks for your account to be set-up.  

Contact the OUHSC IT Service Desk if you need assistance with your account set-up. 


3. Submit Student Documentation Requirements by Deadlines

Beginning December 15, 2016, students will be able to upload annual certification items directly in Student Self-Service.

Can I upload certifications from off-campus?
Yes.  However, students must register the DUO security authentication first:

Documentation Requirements 
The below listed items are required for all new students.  Most items have a January 6, 2017 deadline. Failure to meet the below requirements may prevent enrollment in nursing courses or participation in clinical rotations.

  • Background Checks
    • Students do not submit copies of their Background Checks.  The system will automatically update.
    • Must be renewed every 12 months. 
  • Drug Screen Form (refer to Drug Screen Policy)
    • Students do not submit copies of their Drug Screens.  The system will automatically update.
    • Must be renewed every 12 months. 
  • Insurance
    • Upload a copy of the Insurance card to Student Self-Service.
  • Health Form (refer to Health Form Instructions)
    • Health Forms and copies of all documentation should be uploaded to Student Self-Service.
  • Uniform & Supply Orders

If one or both waivers applies to you, submit  with Health Form documentation

  • HepB Waiver - Only complete if you do not have proof of 3 HepB vaccinations or 1 Positive HebB titer
  • Childhood Tetanus Waiver - Only complete if you do not have proof of childhood DPT's.



4. Textbooks

Order Textbooks (check website for updates)

Textbooks are needed for the first day of classes.  Students may purchase e-books or print books.

5. Financing Your Education

6. Submit Final Transcripts

Submit any remaining official transcripts to Laci Jehl at the Lawton campus at orientation or prior to enrollment. Students will not be enrolled and financial aid will not be disbursed until final transcripts are received.

Official transcripts can also be mailed to:

OUHSC Office of Admissions & Records
PO Box 26901, BSEB 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73126

7. Computer Prep

2017 IT Orientation Presentation

8. Review Information

Dates to Remember

December 16, 2016

Attend mandatory New Student Orientation Event
Lecture Hall, Duncan Regional Hospital Learning Center,
2200 Duncan Regional Loop, Duncan, OK
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Date TBA

Final date to order Uniform and Supplies

January 6, 2017

Final date to complete:

Date TBA

Attend new student digital boot camp
Date/Time will be emailed to admitted students
Pick up uniforms and supplies

Jan 17, 2017

First day of class (tentative)
See class schedules and academic calendar

June Date TBA

Final day to submit PMTC Application for Nursing Assistance

July 1

Fall scholarship deadline


Orientation Step 2 of 3: Attend On-Campus Orientation Event

Orientation Event Details

Orientation is mandatory for all new students.

See Dates to Remember, above.

Newly admitted students will be contacted by email regarding event details.

Items to be completed at or by orientation

1.  Print, complete, and bring following forms to Orientation

2.  Order OUHSC Student ID Card ($10.00, pictures taken at orientation, see Expected Expenses)

3.  Register for ONSA, see campus chapter booth at orientation. 

4.  Order Uniforms and Supplies

Parking Pass & Student ID Card

OU Lawton Campus Needs


OUHSC Student ID

For students attending Orientation:
  • Pictures will be taken at the end of the on-campus orientation event.  
  • IDs are $10 and can be paid by cash or check only.  
  • Students will pick up their IDs from Laci Jehl at the College of Nursing during the first week of school. An email will be sent when the IDs are ready.

Student picture ID is required for the first week of classes.  


Did not attend Orientation?  

The week before school starts you may to to the OneCard office.  Pictures cannot be taken before enrollment is processed.  

How to Get a OneCard Student ID in August or after. 

• Students

A driver's license, military ID card, or passport must be presented at the OneCard Office. The cost of the first student ID card is $10 and replacement ID cards are $15. The card is valid for the entire period the student attends the University. The OneCard Office accepts cash, check, or debit/credit cards. 

OneCard Office (HSC Campus)
1100 North Lindsay Avenue
Service Center Building, Room 115
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Phone: 405.271.2980
Office Hours: 8 AM - 12 PM and 
1 PM - 5 PM,  Monday-Friday 

Contact us:

Orientation Step 3 of 3: Preparing for the Start of Classes

required items to be completed before or directly after classes begin

1.  Complete HIPAA Training online. (Available after enrollment is processed)

  • Students must have their OUHSC email account to complete HIPAA training
  • This item will automatically update every 24 hours in the Student Self-Service system.
  • Keep a copy for your records, submitted records cannot be copied
  • Must be renewed annually

2.  Complete Sexual Misconduct Awareness Training (Available after enrollment is processed)

  • Students have two weeks into the fall term to participate in the required training

3.  Complete Environmental Health & Safety Training

  • Students must have their OUHSC email account to complete training
  • This item will automatically update every 24 hours in the Student Self-Service system.
  • Keep a copy for your records, submitted records cannot be copied



review helpful links

Student Resources

  • Student Counseling Free service to assist with personal and school-based issues.  Services include test taking anxiety, stress management, and personal counseling.
  • Writing Center Free service to assist with development and review of written assignments.  Schedule appointments at beginning of semester using course syllabus due dates as guide.
  • Library Free service to access research documents for assignments.  Full service research librarian team can assist with finding articles and navigating the system. 

printable check list

A printable check list has been created to help assist in organizing required information. 



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