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Requirements Prior to Orientation

There are requirements every student must complete prior to scheduling your New Sooner Orientation Day and additional requirements to help students prepare for their designated Orientation Day. Please read through all of the requirements below! 

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Requirements Prior to Scheduling your Orientation Day

Complete the required steps below prior to scheduling your New Sooner Orientation Day. These steps must be completed before you will have access to the New Sooner Orientation Day scheduling system.

Visit and click “New to OU? Set up your OU account.” You'll need your Sooner ID number (included in your admission letter) to create your account. Once your account has been set up, you'll see your OUNet ID (usually 4 letters and 4 numbers) and your OU email address. Take a moment to write these down along with the password that you set up. You'll use these to access and complete your post-admission checklist!

This OU account will follow you through your time at OU and will also provide access to OU resources such as enrollment, grades, course materials, computer labs, OU Libraries resources, and more. This OU account is also what you’ll use to sign in to your official OU email at If you need assistance, please call OU IT at (405) 325-4357.

Incoming freshmen must submit an Enrollment Commitment.


Please take 10-15 minutes to complete the New Sooner Survey here.

Prior to scheduling your Orientation Day, all University students are required to successfully complete the mandatory online training located at

Federal law and University policy mandate compliance with Title IX training and the University's Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Harassment Policy found at

University policy requires all students to complete the online alcohol policy training before the end of your first semester. This is a good time to complete the mandatory Alcohol Training, available at

If you have technical difficulties, please contact the IT Help Desk at 405-325-4357.

Note: You must complete the above steps before you’ll have access to the New Sooner Orientation Day scheduling system. It may take 24 - 48 hours from completion of the online training for the scheduling system to become available.

Requirement Prior to Attending Your Orientation Day

Complete the step below prior to attending your New Sooner Orientation Day!

Submit all official AP scores to the University of Oklahoma from the CollegeBoard Website. Submit all official and complete transcripts from your high school and any college or university you have attended, including concurrent enrollment courses.

Official transcripts should be mailed to:

Office of Admissions & Recruitment
1000 Asp Ave Room 127
Norman OK 73019-4076

For additional information about submitting transcripts contact the Office of Admissions & Recruitment at 405-325-2151 or email

Math Offer

Based on multiple factors (such as admit term, ACT/SAT scores, high school academic experience), some incoming freshmen may receive a Math Offer. Any incoming freshman that has received a Math Offer will see this information on their confirmation page of their New Sooner Orientation registration. Please see our Math Offer FAQ for any questions you may have regarding the math assessment or the math offer. 

For additional questions email or call 405-325-3521.

Math Assessment

For incoming freshmen that did not receive a Math Offer, students will take the Math Assessment for placement into a math course at OU. The Math Assessment may be taken on the OU Norman campus either prior to or on your New Sooner Orientation Day. Please see our Math Offer FAQ for any questions you may have regarding the math assessment or the math offer. 

For additional questions email or call 405-325-3521.

English Assessment

Please see additional information regarding the possible need to take the English Assessment.

Reading Assessment

Please see additional information regarding the possible need to take the Reading Assessment

Additional steps

The items listed below are not mandatory to complete prior to becoming a Sooner, however, we encourage you to review the list as some items may be of interest to you!

In order for your advisor to best prepare for your advising session, it is essential that you complete and submit the brief New Sooner Orientation 2020 Questionnaire at least 3 days prior to your NSO day.  You can access the New Sooner Orientation 2020 Pre-Advising Questionnaire here.

OU MoneyCoaches partner with you to develop a plan to fund your college degree. By completing the Financial Success Plan prior to your New Sooner Orientation Day, you will lay the foundation for your work together. You will meet your personal MoneyCoach during New Sooner Orientation, who will introduce you to the many financial opportunities we offer and help complete your Financial Success Plan for college. Your MoneyCoach will serve as your financial advisor throughout your time at OU and will be there to celebrate with you as you earn your OU degree. We encourage you to visit with your family as you work on your Financial Success Plan

Register for Camp Crimson! During Camp Crimson, students will live on campus for three days, meeting new friends and learning about OU's traditions. Camp Crimson is a great way for you to learn the ins-and-outs of OU and get connected with a vital support system to help you succeed.

The University of Oklahoma provides individualized support services to help students achieve success. To encourage full participation for students with disabilities and help ensure equal educational opportunity, the Accessibility and Disability Resource Center provides a variety of support services, many of which have been developed in response to expressed student needs. For more information, visit: Students who were on Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) in high school and other students needing individualized support should learn more about the resources provided by the DRC to help students thrive.


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