Requirements prior to Orientation
Complete these required steps prior to scheduling and attending your New Sooner Orientation Day. These steps must be completed before you will have access to the New Sooner Orientation Day scheduling system. Here are the requirements prior to Orientation.
Your personalized agenda for the day will be emailed to your OU email 3 days before your Orientation Day. Your Orientation Day will be from 9:30 AM until at least 12:00 PM (CDT) and it is mandatory that you attend the entire morning. You have to attend the entire morning session in order to finalize your enrollment. There is additional programming and a Parent & Family session in the afternoon that you and your family can also attend.
Students and families are invited to attend the live morning webinar sessions:
9:30 AM– Welcome
9:45 AM– Academic Orientation
10:00 AM– Money Matters
10:15 AM– Health & Wellness
10:30 AM– Living & Dining at OU
10:45 AM– Boomer Bound | Question & Answers
Students will be in small groups with an advisor and student guide for the following session:
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM—Advising Session
This is mandatory for all students to attend in order to be enrolled in Fall courses. After this session your advisor will send you a personalized academic plan/schedule, tailored to each student. You will be able to make changes to your enrollment after this session if needed, with the help of a student guide.
Parents & families are invited to attend the Parent & Family session:
3:00 PM: Parent & Family Session
There are optional afternoon sessions including:
1:30 – 3:00 PM: Enrollment Help
2:00 PM: General MoneyCoach Q&A
Directions on how to create a Zoom Account
To sign up for your own free account, visit zoom.us/signup and enter your email address. You will receive an email from Zoom (firstname.lastname@example.org). In this email, click Activate Account.
On your Orientation Day
You will login to your Zoom account at zoom.us/signin. The link to your Orientation Day will be in your personalized agenda, sent three days before your NSO Day to your OU email. Please plan to login and make sure you are able to access the Webinar by 9:15 AM, Central Daylight Time
If you need any accommodations, please let the New Sooner Orientation Staff know as soon as possible so we can make arrangements. Please email the New Sooner Orientation email below.