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Welcome to Harbor We a re e x c i t e d a b o u t e v e r y t h i n g y o u a re g oi n g to e x p e r i e n c e o n c e y o u ’ v e a r r i v e d a t OR U . T h e Stu de n t Ex p e r i e n c e Off i c e w i l l b e t h e re t o a s s i s t y o u t h ro u gh your transition into the next chapter of your life. W h e n y o u a r r i v e a t OR U t o b e g i n t h i s e x c i t i n g n e w j o u r n e y, y o u w i l l b e g re e t e d b y o u r o u t s t an di n g s t u d e n t l e a d e r s . Ou r l e a d e r s a re h e re t o h e l p yo u m o v e - i n a n d a n s w e r a n y q u e s t i o n p e r t a i n i n g to th e U n i v e r s i t y. On S a t u rd a y A u g u s t 1 1 t h R e g i s t r a t i o n a n d M o ve - i n w i l l b e g i n p ro m p t l y a t 8 : 0 0 a m a n d re g i s t r a t i o n wi l l e n d a t 3 : 0 0 p m . We e n c o u r a g e y o u t o a r r i v e e arl y to a l l e v i a t e a n y t i m e w i t h f a c u l t y, s t a ff a n d l e a d e rsh i p c o n s t r a i n t s . A f t e r m o v e - i n a n d re g i s t r a t i o n h ave c o n c l u d e d , p a re n t s a n d s t u d e n t s a re f re e to f a m i l i a r i ze t h e m s e l v e s w i t h t h e c a m p u s a n d th e Tu l s a a re a . S t a r t i n g , f ro m 1 1 : 0 0 a m t o 2 : 0 0 p m , L u n c h wi l l be p ro v i d d e d f o r n e w s t u d e n t s a t Qd o b a Me x i c a n Gri l l , f re e o f c h a rg e , p a re n t s a re w e l c o m e t o j oi n . A t 7 : 0 0 p m Pa re n t s w i l l b e g re e t e d b y Pre si de n t R u t l a n d , w h i l e S t u d e n t s w i l l re t u r n t o th e i r re s p e c t i v e h a l l s f o r t h e i r f i r s t C o m m u n i t y Mee ti n g. F i n a l l y a t 8 : 1 5 p m , Pa re n t s a n d S t u d e n t s w il l h ave the opportunity to meet the Student Leadership on campus. On S u n d a y A u g u s t 1 2 t h P a re n t s , S t u d e n t s, an d S t u d e n t L e a d e r s h i p w i l l h a v e Bre a k f a s t a t 8 :3 0 am t o 9 : 4 5 a m . A t 1 0 : 0 0 a m w e w i l l c o n c l u d e o u r H arbo r e x p e r i e n c e w i t h a s e r v i c e b y D r. R u t l a n d . A f te r th e s e r v i c e t h e re m a i n d e r o f t h e d a y i s y o u r s.

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Schedule of Ev ents S a t u rday, Augus t 1 1 t h Regi strati on 8:00 am to 3:00 pm is Move-In 9:00 am to 3:00 pm is Registration 4:30pm to 7:00pm Welcome Dinner (Sodexo Cafeteria) *Parents Self-Pay 7:00 pm Parents Meeting with Dr. Rutland 7:00 pm Community Meeting for New Students 8:15 pm Parent & New Student Leadership Social

Sunday, Augu st 1 2 t h 8:30 am – 9:45 am Parents,Students & Student Leadership Breakfast. *Parents Self-Pay 10:00 am – Service with Dr. Rutland Lunch Immediately Following *Parents Self Pay 5:00pm - Trip to Bed, Bath and Beyond

Mo nday, Augu st 13 t h 7:00 pm Basketball and XBOX Tournament 3:00pm - 3:30pm The Whole person at ORU (Christ Chapel) w/ Dr. Hall & Dr. Easterling

Tuesday, Au gus t 1 4 t h 9:00am - 12:00pm Library Orientation 1:00 pm Academic Open House

Wednesd ay, Au gus t 1 5 t h 7:15 pm Come like a flood: Evening of Worship in Christ Chapel 2


Academic Open House S chedule

Dr. Matthews, College of Theology & Missions

GC 4116 - 2:30pm

Dr. Boyd, College of Education

GC 5112 - 1:15pm

Dr. Shirk, College of Arts & Cultural Studies

GC 5114 - 1:15pm

Dr. Greene, College of Business

GC 3116 - 1:15pm

Dr. Jezek, College of Nursing

GC 3112 - 1:15pm

Dr. Halsmer, College of Science & Engineering 3

GC 5116 - 1:15pm


Come Lik e A Flood: A Worship Experience Anti c i p ati on ha s b u i l t f o r t h e re l e a s e o f

“ Come Like a Flood” includes 11 songs w rit ten

ORU L IV E’s new est wo r s h i p a l b u m s i n c e i t s

by O RU students a nd O RU Worship Center

reco rd i ng ni g ht at O R U’s Co l l e g e We e k e n d

sta ff . CD s w ill be a va ila ble f or purcha se a t

i n M a rc h. A f ter mo n t h s o f p ro d u c t i o n ,

the event. The a lbum w ill a lso be a va ila ble for

ORU Worshi p C ent e r i s p ro u d t o a n n o u n c e

purcha se through online music stores such as

th at “C om e L i k e a F l o o d ” wi l l b e re l e a s e d

iTunes a nd Ama z onMP 3. “ Alive,” the single

Wednesd a y, A ug us t 1 5 a t a s p e c i a l wo r s h i p

f rom the a lbum is on iTunes a t http:/ / bit.ly/

co ncert hel d i n the O R U Ch r i s t ’s Ch a p e l .

orulivea live

“Th i s p roj ec t i s th e f i r s t a l b u m i n t h re e y ea rs

O RU LI VE w ill be touring the new a lbum

fro m OR U a nd the f i r s t l i v e a l b u m i n f i v e y e a r s,”

sta rting in August. Churches or other venue s

sai d J onatha n Sw i n d a l , Di re c t o r o f O R U Wo r ship

w ishing to host O RU LI VE ca n request the team

Center. “We w ant o r i g i n a l m u s i c t o b e a h uge

on the booking section of the new w ebsite at

part of w ho w e a re , a n d t h i s a l b u m i s t h e next

w w w.oruw orshipctr.com/ booking

step f orw ard f or u s .” Admis s io n to th e re l e a s e c on c e r t i s f re e a nd

A ugus t 1 4 t h Tues day – A ny one w ho w oul d l i ke a behi nd- t he- s cenes v i ew of ORU L IV E

ope n to th e pu bli c . T h e e v e n t w i l l b e g i n a t

can s i t i n on s et up and rehear s al for t he

7 :1 5 p .m . a s th e p e a k c on c l u si on of OR U ’s

al bum rel eas e ni ght at 6 p. m .

new s tu d e n t H a rb or or i e n t a t i on w e e k . “We’re g oi ng to h a v e a m i x o f p o p u l a r w o rsh i p song s, un i q u e a r r a i g n m e n t s o f al bu m song s a nd m u c h m o re ,” s a i d S wi n d a l . “Whi l e i t i s a rel ea s e o f n e w s o n g s , we ’l l h a v e e no u g h d i v ersi ty f o r e v e r y o n e t o b e a b l e t o parti c i p a te. ”

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O ur H erita ge Gra nv i l l e Oral R o b e r t s wa s b o r n J a n u a r y, 2 4 1 918 i n Ponto t o c Co u n t y O k l a h o m a , th e f i f th and y ou n g e s t c h i l d o f R e v. a n d M rs. El li s M. R o b e r t s . After b ei ng mi ra c u l o u s l y h e a l e d f ro m tu berc ul osi s and a s t u t t e r i n g p ro b l e m at the ag e of 1 7 , h e i m m e d i a t e l y l e f t h i gh sc hool a nd we n t i n t o m i n i s t r y. H i s subseq uent ed uc a t i o n c o n s i s t e d ro u g h l y tw o y ears of c ol l e g e s t u d y u n d e r t a k e n a t Bi b l e sc h o o l s i n O k l a h o m a . H i s c a l l i ng i nto th e h e a l i n g m i n i s t r y a n d a be l i ef that “so m e t h i n g g o o d i s g o i n g to hap p en to y o u ” h e l p e d t o a ff e c t mi l li ons w i th the l o v e o f J e s u s Ch r i s t an d b el i ef that “ Go d i s a g o o d Go d .” Later O ral w ou l d b e c a l l e d b y Go d saying:

“ R a ise up you r stu dents to hear m y vo ic e, to go w h e re m y l i ght i s d im, where my h e al i ng pow e r i s n ot kno wn, e ven to uttermost b o u nds o f t he earth . Th e i r w ork w i l l exc eed you rs , and i n thi s I am wel l pl e as e d.” H ere a t Oral R ob e r t s Un i v e r s i t y, we a re pro u d to off er a wo r l d -c l a s s e d u c a t i o n fro m a C hri sti a n p e r s p e c t i v e . O u r g o a l i s e d uc ate i nd i v id u a l s u s i n g a wh o l i s t i c approa c h, ed uc a t i n g m i n d , b o d y, a n d sp i r i t e q u a l l y.

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Campus Life We have various departments and activities throughout the year to help cultivate a rich college experience. Listed throughout this section are various deparments and activities you may participate in during your time at the University.

Student Leadership B luep rint is an amazin g oppor t uni t y f or the freshman to ge t thei r f eet wet i n lead ership. I f you a re an in comin g f res hm a n a nd wa nt to make th e co mmitm ent t o becom e a lead er, this is th e group f or you. Ap p lications will be a va i l a bl e a t t he end of Aug ust.

Golden Ea gle Atheltics Gold en Eagle Athe ltics depa r t ment ha s seven NCAA Divisio n I t ea ms . G ol den E a gl e Atheltics h ave sev eral i ndi vi dua l s who ha ve p articipated in th e Ol ympi cs . A ndret t i B ain an Oly mpic Ch am pi on, N ow t ha t you are p ar t o f the ORU S t udent body you ca n sup p ort y our Ath eltics depa r t m ent i n m a ny d ifferent ways. You c an jo in o ur sch ool s pi r i t t ea m - The O ZO N E, who he lp ke ep emot i ons hi gh at g ames an d draw o ut t he bes t f rom our

ORU Worship Center Stud ent’s spiritual growt h i s a pr i or i t y here a t O RU. The Inte rnatio na l wor s hi p cent er off er s many diff e ren t way s f or s t udent s , mus i ca ns and min strals to gro w i n t hei r a bi l i t i es ,a nd use their gif ts to glo ri f y G od. I f you a re passio nate a bout m us i c, a nd w ould like to gro w in your gi f t s , cons i der joining the Inte rnatio na l Wor s hi p Cent er w hile he re at ORU .

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Intramurals OR U h a s a w i d e r a n g e o f I n t r a m u r a l s y ou c a n p a r t i c i p a t e i n . T h e y t a k e p l a c e d u r i ng weekends

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Timothy Mentorship Group T h e T i m o t h y Me n t o r i n g G ro u p s e e k s t o s p i r i t u a l l y f o r m y o u n g m e n a n d w o m en i n t h e c o n t e x t o f c o m m u n i t y a n d re l a t i o n sh i p t h ro u g h t h e Bi b l i c a l s t r u c t u re o f m e n t o r sh i p d e s c r i b e d b e t w e e n t h e Ap o s t l e P a u l a n d t h e P a s t o r T i m o t h y. S t u d e n t s a re i n v i t e d t o b r i n g re a l w o r l d q u e s t i o n s t o t h e i r p e e r s a n d c h a l l e n g e th o se q u e s t i o n s f ro m a Bi b i l i c a l p e r s p e c t i v e .

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T he Re gistration Proce ss We e ncoura ge you to co m p l e te th e re gi s trat i o n p ro cess p r io r to co m ing to Har b o r. B elow a re se ve ra l ste ps th at w i l l h e l p g u i d e yo u t hro ugh t he regist rat i o n p ro cess.

1. File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at fafsa.gov if you intend to apply for need-based grants and loans. Have the results sent to ORU by enter ing ORU’s code, #003985, when prompted for the school code. 2. Pay your enrollment deposit of $100 ; new students planning to live on campus must also pay a separate housing deposit of $150 to secure a space in an ORU residence hall. The enrollment deposit will appear as a credit on youraccount toward your first semester ’s charges. The housing deposit ac ts as a secur it y deposit for your stay in ORU residence halls, and the unused por tion will be re tur ned to you af ter you complete your final semester and move out. You can pay your deposits at payonline.oru. edu ( c hoose O nl i n e Pay m e nt O p ti o n # 2 l o g i n, t hen c ho o se t he eD ep o si t s t ab) or call us at 918.495.6518. 3. Send us your final official transcripts. When you were admitted, you submitted trans cr ipts for classes that were in progress. Now that you’ve completed that coursewor k , have a final transcr ipt sent direc tly from your high school or college to ORU Admissions. I t must be mailed from the school to ORU as a sealed document to be considered official. 4. Locate your Z number. Your acceptance letter contained an eight digit number preceded by a Z. This is your ORU Z number and uniquely identifies you. Keep your Z number close by as you will be asked for it throughout the registration process—you may find it helpful to store it in your phone. 5. Use your Z number to sign on to VISION, ORU’s Enrollment and R egistration System, at vision.oru.edu—selec t “Enter S ecure Area,” and t ype your Z number (ex. “Z12345678”) and your password, which is your six digit bir thday until you change it (ex.“120191”). VISION is the site on which you will access all of your account infor mation well as your grades, Whole Person Assessment S cores, etc. I t may be helpful browse around and familiar ize yourself with this site to complete registration, to“R egistration Steps” and enter your ter m of entr y. For most students, this will “Fall 2012.”

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6. Complete the Housing application online and selec t a meal plan, residence hall and room. The Housing system can be found through VISION or accessed direc tly at housing.oru.edu. 7. All full-time students must have health insurance while attending ORU. Enter this infor mation as a par t of your R egistration Steps in your ORU Vision Account. I f you cur rently do not have health insurance, you may choose to enroll in the plan available to ORU students through United Healthcare Student R esources at w w w.uhcsr.com/oru or call 800.767.0700. I f you have a ny fu r t h er q u est io n s rega rd in g th e re gi s trati o n pro ce s s re fe r to yo u r regist rat io n gu id e o r p leas e c a l l ( 9 1 8 ) 4 9 5 - 6 1 6 1 . 8


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Navigating the Campus On your l e f t i s a m a p o f th e ca m pu s, l i s ted b elow are several o f f i ce num b er s and lo c at i o ns you m ay f i nd h e l p f u l th ro u g h o u t yo u r O R U ex p er ience. All o f f i ce num b er s p rovi ded b egin with ( 918) 495-XXXX a n d e n d i n th e ex te n s i on p rovided.

Student Accounts

Aerobic Center

Eagle Card Center

Right of Baseball stadium Extension 6059

3rd Floor LRC

2nd Floor GC

Extension 7256

Extension 6370

Campus Bookstore

Eportfolio Helpline

Student Experience

3rd Floor GC Extension 6569

3rd Floor LRC Extension 7356

2nd Floor LRC Extension 7707

Campus Post Office

Financial Aid

Student Health

1st Floor EMR Extension 6628

Career Services

2nd Floor GC Extension 6510

Hispanic Center

East Wing of EMR Extension 6341

Student Insurance

5th Floor LRC Extension 6912

2nd Floor LRC Extension 7707

2nd Floor GC Extension 6370

Computer Lab

Information Technology

Student Publications

Extension 6321

4th Floor GC Extension 6315

1st floor LRC Extension 7080

Copy Center

Library

Whole Person Assesment

2nd Floor GC

Extension 7020

2nd Floor LRC Extension 6315

Counseling Center

Reference Desk

3rd Floor LRC

5th Floor LRC Extension 6581

4th Floor GC Extension 6887

Dietitian - 2nd Floor

Registrar’s Office

Extension 6350

2nd Floor GC Extension 6505

Disability Services

Security - 2nd Floor

Hamill Student Center

5th Floor LRC Extension 7018

Hamill Student Center Extension 7750

6th Floor GC Extension 6214

If you have not found the number you were searching for please visit: www.oru.edu/phonebook

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T he ORU Harbor e xperience has been sponsored by the follo wing:


A d d re ss : 7153 So uth Lew is Avenue, Tulsa , O K P h one: ( 918) 494-7022

A d d re ss : 7 2 5 7 S o u t h Ol y m p i a Av e n u e , Tu l s a , O K

A ddres s : 7410 S. O lympia Avenue Tulsa , O K

P h on e : ( 9 1 8 ) 4 4 5 -7 0 0 8

Phone: ( 918) 447-6880

A ddre s s : 10902 Ea s t 7 1 s t S t reet , Tul sa , O K

A d d re s s : 3225 So uth Ya le Av enue, Tulsa , O K

Ph o n e : (918) 459 -2 4 6 4

P h one:( 918) 895-6000



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