1. USAO Orientation
All first-time-entering students at USAO are required to complete a 1-hour-credit USAO Orientation (IDS 1001). This course is designed to acquaint students with the campus environment, teach strategies for college success, introduce students to the concept of a liberal arts education, impart an awareness of the institution's mission and history, and connect students with the larger university community. EXCEPTION: Transfer students with 31 or more credit hours are not required to take this course.
Admission to, retention in, transfer among, and graduation from colleges and universities in the State System of Higher Education
Regular Admission Requirements
Any student who is a graduate of an accredited high school or has achieved a high school equivalency certificate based on the General Education Development (GED) tests, and has met curricular requirements and performance criteria listed below is eligible to enroll at USAO.
Student Services staff members at USAO are dedicated to helping students accomplish academic and personal goals. USAO recognizes that students are individuals who may need assistance in clarifying or establishing goals as well as help in eliminating the barriers that may hinder their academic progress. Student Services is constantly evolving to complement our academic programs and enhance the total educational experience. More information on services listed below may be obtained by visiting the Student Services office located on the 3rd floor Student Center o