Wondering what to expect during Cowboy Welcome, check out some of our frequently asked questions or contact us for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is Cowboy Welcome?
Cowboy Welcome is the official OSU welcome to our newest incoming students for the fall semester. It's a week full of fun activities and events designed to connect students to campus and to their peers before classes start.
- When is Cowboy Welcome?
Cowboy Welcome 2023 starts on Wednesday, Aug. 16 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 27. The first day of classes is Monday, Aug. 21.
- What does Cowboy Welcome cost?
Nothing! Cowboy Welcome is absolutely free for all students!
- Do I need to sign up for Cowboy Welcome?
No pre-registration or sign up is required. All you need to do is show up ready to have fun and meet new people!
- What are signature events?
Signature events are our largest events throughout the week that every new Cowboy is invited to attend. Each event showcases some of the best and brightest OSU has to offer, regardless of your major or classification.
- Where is Cowboy Welcome?
Cowboy Welcome takes place across the OSU-Stillwater campus. Our staff will be located in the Student Union throughout the week to help you check-in, pick up your free Cowboy Welcome t-shirt and and answer your questions.
- Where is the Cowboy Welcome schedule?
You can access the full event schedule using our Guidebook App. The link to download the app can be found on the main Cowboy Welcome page.
- Is Cowboy Welcome for me?
Yes! Cowboy Welcome has events for all new students. We encourage you to download the Guidebook App so you can explore all our events and options.
- Will Cowboy Welcome fit my schedule?
Yes! All Cowboy Welcome events are designed so that you can attend whichever events fit your schedule and individual needs.