College Weekend November 5-7, 2015

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Parents and sponsors, be sure to check out the Parents page and complete the Parent/Sponsor registration form

 

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Spend a Weekend on Campus with Us November 5-7, 2015!

Join other high school students and college transfer students for a weekend of fun and getting acquainted with the ORU campus. It's a great way to get an up-close look at what it's like to go to college here. This is your chance to visit class, stay in the dorms, get to know faculty members and find out about admissions and financial aid.


Who should come?

The weekend is open to any prospective students who want to participate. On-campus housing is available for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors and college transfers between the ages of 15 and 24.  Parents and other guests are invited to attend events as well. Parents and sponsors should complete registration on the Parents/Sponsor page. Please note: we cannot accommodate Wednesday arrivals or Sunday or Monday departures.

 

What's the schedule?

This weekend will be jam packed with activities! For an example of the full schedule from previous events, including Academic Department Sessions and sporting events, click here. Here's an overview of what will be happening: 

Thursday
1:00pm-4:00pm Check-In, Tours, and Class Visits
3:00pm-5:30pm Welcome Reception
6:00pm-7:15pm Meet your Director and Dinner
7:15pm-7:45pm Meet your Overnight Host
8:00pm-9:30pm Kick-Off Session and Night of Worship
10:30pm Community Meeting in Residence Halls

Friday
8:30am-9:30am Hot Breakfast
9:30am-10:45am Academic Fair & Continental Breakfast
10:50am-12:00pm Chapel Service
12:15pm-1:30pm Student, Transfer and Parent Lunches
2:00pm-5:00pm Department Tours, Auditions, Individual Enrollment Counseling, Campus Tours
5:00pm-6:15pm Dinner
6:30pm-8:30pm Dorm Group Competitions
8:30pm-10:20pm Coffee Night
10:30pm Community Meeting in Residence Halls

Saturday
8:30am-9:30am Breakfast
9:30am-9:55am Awards Ceremony
10:00am-11:00am Closing Session
11:00am-12:00pm Check-Out


What's the cost?

This includes the student's stay in the residence halls, all meals during College Weekend and an ORU t-shirt. The registration fee is $50 per student. Parents and sponsors can register for $15 for one person, or $25 for two.


Is there transportation?

If you come by air, airport shuttles to and from campus will be provided from Tulsa International Airport (TUL) Thursday through Saturday evening. If you come by bus, we will pick you up at the Greyhound bus terminal if you request transportation ahead of time. We must receive your arrival and departure information one week prior to your arrival. Click here to give us your flight or bus information

Questions? Call 918.495.6165. 


Can I audition for scholarships while I am there?

Yes, auditions for Talent Scholarships for students interested in majoring in Art, Dance, Drama, Broadcasting and Music will be taking place. For Dance auditions, please visit www.oru.edu/dance. For other auditions, click here to request to schedule an audition time.     


What should I bring?

If you are planning to stay on campus, please bring the following:

  • Sleeping bag and pillow (you'll be camping out on the floor)

  • Towel and washcloth

  • Personal items

  • Casual clothes and athletic shoes