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Admissions FAQ's

Enrollment Procedures & Information

Admission to WOSC

  • New students need to fill out and submit the Online Admission Application.

  • Next, submit your official high school transcript or GED and your ACT scores. Also, submit all official college transcripts if you have attended other colleges. 

  • Students may enroll for the first semester without all documents on file; however, they will not be allowed to enroll for a second term until all required documents are on file in the Admissions Office.

New Student Information

  • Western would like to welcome future students!Returning students may enroll online after consulting with their academic advisors.
  • New students need to fill out and submit the online Admissions Application.
  • After the application has been submitted, you will then receive your new WOSC student ID and PIN for Campus Connect. It is important to save this information!
  • Submit your official high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores.
  • Submit all official college transcripts if you have attended other colleges.
  • When ordering transcripts to come to Western they must be received by one of the following methods to be considered official. 

1. Sealed in an official school envelope from the school you attended. (Unofficial if opened).

2. Electronically sent as a PDF to Western's official account from the school you attended through one of the approved entities listed below.  (Unofficial if sent to an individual email account).

               -E-Scrip Credentials
               -National Student Clearing House
               -Parchment

  • Students under the age of 21 that have not taken the ACT or have scored less than 19 in English, Math, Science, or Reading will be required to take the Accuplacer placement test before enrolling.
  • Students under the age of 21 that take the Accuplacer placement test will still be required to take the ACT and submit the scores to the Office of Admissions before they can enroll for a second term.

Testing & Student Assessment

Students are encouraged to come in and complete their Accuplacer placement testing at their earliest convenience. Need for testing is determined by your ACT scores. Testing is done on a walk in basis. If you require Accuplacer placement testing, it must be done before you enroll for your first semester.  Students under the age of 21 who have not taken the ACT or have scored less than 19 in English, math, science or reading will be required to take the Accuplacer placement test before enrolling the first time. 

Come to the admissions information desk if you need assistance with your online application or testing requirements.

 

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Open Information for Transfer Students Information for Transfer Students

Any undergraduate student with greater than six attempted credit hours, excluding remedial (0-level courses or pre-college work) and excluding credit hours accumulated by concurrently enrolled high school students is considered a transfer student.

Admission of Transfer Students from a State Institution Open Admission of Transfer Students from a State Institution

Any undergraduate student with greater than six attempted credit hours, excluding remedial (0-level
courses or pre-college work) and excluding credit hours accumulated by concurrently enrolled high
school students is considered a transfer student.

An Oklahoma state system student who wishes to transfer from another state system institution may
do so under the following conditions:

  1. If the student originally met both the high school curricular requirements and academic performance standards of the institution to which he or she wishes to transfer, he or she must have a grade point average high enough to meet Western’s retention standards, or
  2. If the student originally met the high school curricular requirements but not the academic performance standards of the institution to which he or she wishes to transfer, he or she must have a grade point average high enough to meet the institution’s retention standards to which he or she wishes to transfer, based on at least 24 attempted semester credit hours of regularly graded (A, B, C, D, F) college work;
  3. If the student originally met the performance but not the curricular requirements of the institution to which he or she wishes to transfer, he or she must have a grade point average high enough to meet the institution’s retention standards to which he or she wishes to transfer defined in policy on retention and the policy on transfer probation and must also complete the curricular requirements before transferring;
  4. If the student originally met neither the curricular nor the performance requirements of the institution to which he or she wishes to transfer, he or she must have a grade point average high enough to meet the institution’s retention standards to which he or she wishes to transfer, based on at least 24 attempted semester credit hours of regularly-graded (A, B, C, D, F) college work and must also complete the curricular requirements of the institution to which he or she wishes to transfer before transferring

Admission of Transfer Students from Out-of-State Open Admission of Transfer Students from Out-of-State

Undergraduate students wishing to transfer from an out-of-state college or university to an institution
in the state system may do so by meeting the entrance requirements of the receiving institution as
outlined in the admission policy and by the following:

  1. Each non-resident applicant must be in good standing in the institution from which he or she plans to transfer.
  2. Each non-resident applicant must have made a satisfactory (an average of “C” or better or meet this policy’s current retention standards, whichever is higher) in the institution from which he/she plans to transfer.
  3. Transcripts of records from institutions not accredited by a regional association may be accepted in transfer when appropriate to the student’s degree program and when the receiving institution has had an opportunity to validate the courses or programs.
  4. Each non-resident undergraduate applicant who meets the above requirements will also be required to validate the transferred credit by making satisfactory progress (an average of “C” or better) for at least one semester.

Open How to Withdraw from a Course How to Withdraw from a Course

  1. Log into your CampusConnect account to withdraw from courses that are still in the refund period. CampusConnect will not allow a complete withdrawal. In order to withdraw from ALL courses (even if you are only enrolled in one course), you must use options 2 or 3 below.
  2. Fax or mail a signed request to Western's Admissions Office to drop courses that are past the refund period. It must include the names of the courses you wish to drop, a phone number to reach you with and your signature. Fax the signed request to 580.477.7723 or mail it to Western Oklahoma State College, 2801 N Main, Altus, OK 73521.
  3. Come by Western's Admissions Office and fill out a Drop/Add form.

Procedures to Add/Drop Courses Open Procedures to Add/Drop Courses

Students wishing to add or drop courses from their schedule after the add/drop period must obtain an add/drop form from the Office of Admissions and and Records. The student should visit with the Office of Financial Aid first to receive instruction on how adding or dropping classes will affect their financial aid. Students are responsible for obtaining the required signatures from instructors, the Office of Financial Aid, and the Office of Admissions and Records Records for the classes to be officially added/dropped. The student must then go to the Office of Business Affairs to complete the transaction. Students must prepared to make, at minimum, payment arrangements for any unpaid balances at this time.

Procedures for Complete Withdrawal Open Procedures for Complete Withdrawal

Withdrawal from classes must be student-initiated and is not automatic due to non-attendance or failure to pay for tuition and fees. The student should visit with the Office of Financial Aid first to receive instruction on how withdrawing from classes will affect their financial aid. Students wishing to totally withdraw from college must do so officially by going to the Office of Admissions and Records and securing an add/drop form. The student is responsible for obtaining the required signatures from instructors, the Office of Financial Aid, the Office of Admissions and Records, and the Office of Business Affairs. After all the appropriate signatures are obtained, the form must be returned to the Office of Admissions and Records for the student to be withdrawn. The student must then visit the Office of Business Affairs to complete the transaction. Students must be prepared to make, at minimum, payment arrangements for any unpaid balances at this time.

Open Degree Completion Requirements Degree Completion Requirements (degree check request)

To receive a degree check from WOSC, fill out the Degree Check Request Form and do one of the following:

1. Bring it to the Admissions Office.
2. Mail it to WOSC Admissions Office, 2801 N Main, Altus,OK 73521.
3. Fax it to the Admissions Office at 580.477.7723.

Open Change of Address, Phone Number or Last Name Change of Address, Phone Number or Last Name

Fill out our Change of Information Form so we can make sure our system is always current.

Open Review our Refund Policy Review our Refund Policy

The following refund policy, established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, is applicable to general fees and tuition when a student withdraws from the institution.

  1. If a class is changed by the administration, a full refund is made.
  2. Refunds are figured from the official beginning of school and not from the date of enrollment.
  3. Students must officially withdraw from a class before any refund can be made.
  4. No refunds will be made after the refund period has ended.
  5. Refunds will be reduced by any amount owed to the college.
  6. The application for admission fee is non-refundable.

Important Refund Policy Dates

 

 

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