Welcome - Next Steps for New Students
Meet with your academic advisor and get enrolled.
Are you a graduate student?
Graduate students need to meet with their faculty advisor before the start of classes. You can find other helpful links on the OSU Graduate College website.
Set up your O-Key account.
You will receive an email and a letter with your PIN number to set up your O-Key account. Your O-Key account provides access to:
- OSU email – Receive official university correspondence and billing statements
- Campus computers, student printers and wireless network
- Library databases
- MyOKSTATE – Use for course registration and to monitor financial aid
- Online Classroom
Set up your O-Key account at okey.okstate.edu.
Apply for Financial Aid.
Submit the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.gov to discover your eligibility for various financial aid programs.
The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid can help you complete your FAFSA.
They can also assist you with veteran’s paperwork and consortium agreements if you are taking courses at more than one school.
Attend New Student Orientation.
New Student Orientation teaches newly admitted or re-admitted transfer students and graduate students about OSU-Tulsa, services offered on campus, student policies and OSU traditions. On-site and online options are available.
Each in-person session includes a campus tour. Check out our website for scheduled dates and to register.
Set up your online classroom profile.
The online classroom and community (Canvas) gives you access to course syllabi. Set up your profile at canvas.okstate.edu.
Buy your books.
Order your books online at shopokstate.com.
Delivery is available to your home or the OSU-Tulsa Information Center for pickup.
Get your OSU Student ID.
Your Student ID is used to access services on the OSU campuses including the library, computer labs, the Wellness Center and more. Obtain your ID in North Hall 130.
Provide immunization records.
The State of Oklahoma has immunization requirements for college students.
New students are required to provide documentation of immunization for Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR), Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis Testing.
Get more info and submit your records online at tulsa.okstate.edu/wellness/immunization.
Sign-up for your Wellness Center membership.
The Wellness Center is OSU-Tulsa’s fitness facility—open Monday-Saturday. View current hours and fitness classes at tulsa.okstate.edu/wellness.
To use the facility, submit the online Wellness Center Membership Form. You may also register in the Student Services Office in North Hall 103.
Complete New Student Online Training.
At Oklahoma State University we pride ourselves on providing an enlightening college experience, which demands a safe and healthy student environment. To that end, all new students are required to complete our New Student Online Training, an online sexual violence prevention, mental health awareness, and cybersecurity education program..
Visit tulsa.okstate.edu/1is2many to complete training.
Not sure where to start? We can help.
OSU-Tulsa Prospective Student Services
A few helpful campus spots:
- Library - Main Hall Commons
- Student Accessibility Services - North Hall 204
- Student Union - North Hall 1st Floor
- Wellness Center - North Hall 116
- Campus Life & Career Services - North Hall 103
- Advising - North Hall 130
- Financial Aid - North Hall 130
- Testing Center - Main Hall 2302
Study Spaces are available in the Student Union, Library and Main Hall.
Ellis Walker Woods Memorial
The Ellis Walker Woods Memorial honors the first principal of Tulsa's Booker T. Washington High School which was originally located where OSU-Tulsa is now.
The memorial is located at the intersection of Greenwood Ave. and John Hope Franklin Blvd.
Visit ewwoods.org for more information.
Campus is located on N. Greenwood Ave which continues through Downtown Tulsa.
While exploring Greenwood you can see historical markers for the original businesses of Black Wall Street, enjoy food and beverages from locally-owned business like Wanda J's Next Generation Restaurant, Black Wall Street Liquid Lounge, Cobbler Mom and more. For an interactive experience that will take you back to pre-Tulsa Race Massacre times, visit the state-of-the-art history center Greenwood Rising.
Tulsa Arts District
The Tulsa Arts District is located in the northern section of downtown Tulsa.
Home to Cain's Ballroom, Guthrie Green and a variety of restaurants, galleries, retail shops and home to the monthly First Friday Art Crawl, the Tulsa Arts District is definitely worth exploring. Learn more about the District and view their events calendar at thetulsaartsdistrict.org.
Fun Fact: Our OSU-Tulsa Graduation Ceremony for our Class of 2020-21 graduates was held at ONEOK Field!
Greenwood Cultural Center
Learn more about the Historic Greenwood District by visiting this historical center, located between Parking Lot C and N. Greenwood Ave.
"The Greenwood Cultural Center is the keeper of the flame for the Black Wall Street era, the events known as the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, and the astounding resurgence of the Greenwood District in the months and years following the tragedy." - greenwoodculturalcenter.org
John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park
Walk through and experience this beautiful park while reflecting on the events of the Tulsa Race Massacre. The park is less than a 5 minute walk from campus.
"In the spirit of Dr. John Hope Franklin, the Center promotes reconciliation and generates trust through scholarly work and constructive community engagement." - jhfcenter.org