Traditional 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.
Laci-Jehl@ouhsc.edu
(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
Debbie-Shell@ouhsc.edu


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.  Most items have an July 1, 2016 deadline. 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 July 1 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

Important information about computer requirements:  The privacy and security of the protected health information (PHI) governed by federal HIPAA law and monitored by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), is of critical importance to the entire OU Health Sciences Center community. As a result, new, incoming students will be provided with a University-owned, secure, and protected laptop computer that must be used for all university related activities, including academic course work, classroom notes, HSC email, and clinical or research activities. Use of personal computers to conduct University business will not be allowed. Students can choose MAC or Windows platform. Additional details on the HSC Student Laptop Program, and steps you must take to ensure you receive your assigned laptop computer, will be provided to you using your HSC email account.

2017 IT Orientation Presentation

8. Review Information

Dates to Remember

June 17, 2016

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
South Shepler, Room 403
Attend mandatory New Student Orientation Event
Information will be emailed to newly admitted students.

Order at Orientation

Final date to order Uniform and Supplies

July 1

Final date to complete:

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

Date TBA

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

August 22, 2016

First day of class 
See class schedules and academic calendar

 

 

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

Order a Cameron Parking Pass and Cameron ID Card (needed first day of school)

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 spring term to participate in the required training

3.  Complete Environmental Health & Safety Training

  • Students must have their OUHSC email account to complete training
  • 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. 

BSN ORIENTATION CHECKLIST

 

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