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In this extraordinary time we know you may be experiencing a lot of emotions and want you to feel supported. The Cowboy family is more important than ever and we will get through this together.
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Let's do this, Cowboys.

When faced with a challenge, Cowboys come together. We can support one another by following CDC guidelines, practicing social distancing and doing our best to #FlattenTheCurve.
We are committed to supporting you academically, socially, and in all aspects of your wellness. Let’s take care of each other. And as the Cowboy Code says, we end the day knowing we gave it everything we had.

Resources to help you succeed in your classes

Resources for Learning Online

We strongly encourage you to set up notifications by text message, especially for “announcements.” This is the easiest way for your instructors to get the most important information to you. Your instructors will not see the cell number you provide to Canvas.

Resources for Learning Online

LASSO Services and Tutoring

We encourage you to seek out tutoring and success coaching resources. Please visit the LASSO website for more information and instructions. Once you sign up, you will receive an appointment reminder email with your specific tutoring session information. Other tutoring options may also still be available; please check with your individual department or college for details.

LASSO Services and Tutoring

OSU Writing Center

Need writing support or tutoring? The OSU Writing Center will offer online sessions to assist with your courses. You can make an appointment online and learn more at their website.

OSU Writing Center

Math Learning Success Center

The MLSC will offer online tutoring through Discord during normal operating hours. Discord is an established chatting platform where tutors and students can interact through voice communication, text messages and picture sharing.

Math Learning Success Center

Supplemental Instruction (SI)

Supplemental instruction allows you to work with other students and a course/section facilitator to learn key concepts for some courses. You can access your SI leaders through new course specific SI Canvas Communities. For more information, contact LASSO at 405-744-3309 or

Supplemental Instruction (SI)

Student Services

OSU's Department of Information Technology has compiled a helpful list of resources and links for students. Bookmark this page for important links like O-Key, Canvas and more.

Information Technology Resources

Internet Access

OSU is an eduroam WiFi campus. That means students can use their O-Key login on any Eduroam campus to access Wi-Fi. For off-campus students, many communities are offering free or reduced-price resources. Check with your local service providers for options. Some public libraries are providing free Wi-Fi from outside the building, and some cell phone providers are offering free or reduced-price data plans.

Internet Access

Virtual Labs

OSU offers Virtual Labs that allow you to access software you may not have on your personal computer or device. OSU's Virtual Labs have the same software as the IT run computer labs on campus. You can connect to the Virtual Labs from a browser or by installing an application to your computer.

IT Virtual Labs Available

Quiet Spaces on Campus

Need a quiet place to virtually attend class on campus? These rooms are available Monday-Friday from 8 A.M. – 5 P.M. Headphones or ear buds required.

  • Agricultural Hall 119
  • Classroom Building 221
  • Gundersen 105
  • Morrill Hall 306
  • Nancy Randolph Davis 024
  • Physical Sciences 108

Stay connected to your academic resources

Academic Advising

Your academic advisor is available virtually to support and assist you. To “meet” with your advisor, schedule your appointment through the format that you usually use. Your advisor is a resource and will be available for enrollment, academic, or personal concerns that you may have.

Find your academic advisor


We understand that due to the circumstances, you may encounter financial difficulties. We are here to help and strongly encourage you to reach out to discuss how we might be of assistance and explore options concerning any outstanding charges. Please make payments online and communicate through the mail, email us or call 405-744-5993.

Visit the Bursar site Email the Bursar office

Scholarships and Financial Aid

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid can discuss your options with you, including any financial hardships or changes. They have also compiled a list of FAQs. If you haven’t already, we strongly suggest you complete the Free Application for Financial Aid for the 2020-21 academic year. We can help you determine what options are available to you through the university, state and federal government.

View FAQs Contact Scholarships and Financial Aid


Access the library’s 54 databases, 130,000 e-serials, 3.2 million e-books and other electronic resources online, including the library’s 65 digital collections.

Library services and updates

Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs has many resources to help you during this time. Students can access University Health Services, counseling resources, wellness support, virtual work out courses, career services, dining information and more. Check out their resource page for full details.

Student Affairs Resources


Tips for technology success

Ensure you are ready for distance learning and make sure you have the proper tools to succeed:

  ·  Is your computer is up to date and working properly?

  ·  Do you have the latest software like Word, Excel and Skype for Business? You can download them from IT's Software Distribution Center using your O-Key credentials.

  ·  Check your email often and report suspicious emails.


Learn more


Additional Support


The Office of First Year Success financial planning coaches and campus connection coaches are also available to work with first year students during this time. We can assist with accessing financial resources if you're facing financial hardship and with connecting to campus resources that will help you succeed with classes online and in person.

Visit First Year Success Site

OSU-Tulsa Students

To provide maximum accessibility to services for our campus community, OSU-Tulsa staff are available to assist you in person and remotely. Visit our resources site for contact information and hours.

Visit OSU-Tulsa Resource Site

NOC Students

OSU students can enroll in Spring 2021 courses at NOC Stillwater online beginning Friday, Nov. 20. To be cleared for enrollment, apply to NOC and complete the OSU Student Enrollment form at To enroll in a math course, upload the NOC/OSU Stillwater Enrollment Permit, which you can obtain from your OSU advisor. See the Spring 2021 schedule beginning Oct. 12.

View NOC Live Course Availability

Virtual Resources and Activities

Stay connected! Check out this list of digital resources and virtual activities you can do anywhere. 
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