Graduate 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 Account

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

The below listed items are required for all new students.  Failure to meet the below requirements may prevent enrollment in nursing courses or participation in clinical rotations.

  1. Drug Screen Forms:  See Sandra Wardell at the CON Lawton main office.  Call 580-591-8014 for hours and directions.
  2. Take the Drug Screen Form to the designated Allied Labs facility no later than July 1, 2016
  3. Drug Screen results are sent automatically to the CON Lawton campus. 

If one or both waivers applies to you, submit by May 2 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


June 10, 2016

Attend mandatory New Student Orientation Event
10:00 am - 1:00 p.m.
South Shepler Room 615

 June 2016  Final day to submit PMTC Application for Nursing Assistance
 Juy 1, 2016  Fall scholarship deadline

August 22, 2016

First day of class 
See class schedules and academic calendar


Final date to complete:


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

Orientation Event Details

Orientation is mandatory for all new students.

When:  June 10, 2016, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where:  OU Lawton, South Shepler Room 615


Items to bring to orientation:

Release forms:

Waiver forms:

Parking Pass

A parking pass will be e-mailed to newly admitted students.

A parking permit will be required for the first day of classes. (Not applicable to Educ & Admin/Mgt students)

Student ID Cards

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

How to Get a OneCard Student ID

• 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
  • 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 term to participate in the required training

3.  Complete Environmental Health & Safety Training (Available after enrollment is processed)

  • Students must have their OUHSC email account to complete training
  • Keep a copy for your records, submitted records cannot be copied



review helpful links

Campus Resources

  • Student Self Service This site allows you to review your student account and grades. Applicants should review the Program Plan feature prior to meeting with their faculty advisor.
  • 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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