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Future Students

You’ve been accepted so now what? Below is a checklist that will assist you in beginning your academic career at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.


  • Jot down a list of possible classes you would enjoy taking.
  • Go to and scroll to the bottom of the page. Click on “Class schedules” to view course selection and closed classes.
  • Prepare for and take placement exams (CPT) if needed. For more info, visit the Assessment Center’s website.
  • Get copies of any updated ACT reports and bring with you to the session.
  • Get copies of any advanced placement (AP) credit reports and bring with you to the session.
  • Know your SWOSU Student ID number found on your acceptance letter.
  • If living on campus, fill out housing application and pay the $100 deposit. The application can be found on the Residence Life website.
  • Remind your friends to pre-register for orientation.
  • Bring your shot records.
  • Bring a photo ID with you!