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New Student Orientation


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.

All students must be enrolled prior to orientation. Detailed instructions for enrollment will also be sent to students shortly after accepting admission.

Orientation Dates

Please save the date for your cohort's orientation date and time, listed below. Orientation is mandatory for all incoming students in the College of Nursing, so plan to be available for the entirety of your orientation session(s).

Accelerated BSN Program

Campus Site Date Time Location
Oklahoma City Thursday, June 2 9:00am-4:00pm College of Nursing: 1100 N Stonewall, OKC
Tulsa Wednesday, June 1 9:00am-4:00pm OU-Tulsa Learning Center: 4502 E. 41st St., Tulsa

Traditional BSN Program

Please note that all students in the Traditional BSN program will attend two orientation days: 1 session for all traditional BSN students at the College of Nursing's main campus in OKC and 1 session for students at their site of study.

Campus Site Date Time Location
Traditional BSN Students- ALL SITES Tuesday, August 9 9:00am-4:00pm College of Nursing: 1100 N Stonewall, OKC
Oklahoma City  Wednesday, August 10 9:00am-2:30pm College of Nursing: 1100 N Stonewall, OKC
Tulsa  Thursday, August 11 9:00am-2:30pm OU-Tulsa Learning Center: 4502 E. 41st St., Tulsa
Duncan  Monday, August 15 9:00am-2:30pm Duncan Regional Hospital Education Center: 1407 N Whisenant Dr, Duncan
Lawton  Tuesday, August 16 9:00am-2:30pm OU Nursing Lawton At Cameron University Shepler Hall: 2800 W Gore Blvd, Lawton
Norman  Friday, August 12 9:00am-2:30pm Norman Regional Hospital Education Center: 901 N Porter Ave, Norman

LPN and RN to BSN Completion Programs

Monday, August 8 10:00am-12:00pm Zoom (link provided via e-mail)

Masters and DNP Programs

Monday, August 8 1:00-3:00pm Zoom (link provided via e-mail)

Enrollment Holds

Enrollment Holds

There are times when an enrollment will not be processed due to an enrollment hold. The following are types of holds that could prevent enrollment from being processed:

  • 865 Research Parkway, Rm 240, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
  • Phone: (405) 271-2433

Additional Costs

Each student is required to purchase additional items and services, not included in posted tuition, book, and fee costs. Below is a list of currently known additional costs. These costs may change at any given time, and we provide them as a courtesy for students to plan finances in advance.




Criminal Background Check


Drug Screen


Uniforms (OU Scrubs and White Coat)

$200 (estimated depending on size and style)

Name Tags


ID Card

$15 (Lawton Students will pay an additional $30 for Cameron ID)




$449 (Lawton Students- $479)