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We're Here to Help!Orientation and Enrollment. Campus Connection and Financial Planning Coaches.

Our office helps welcome more than 5,000 new students to campus every year. We look forward to meeting you and your family. We have an enthusiastic team eager to help you transition to OSU. Meet our team and make an appointment! You may also refer a first-year student to our office.


Refer a First-Year Student

Your Success Begins with ConnectionsFirst Year Success has a team with a variety of different talents dedicated to preparing you for your transition into college and life beyond.


Campus Connection Coaches

We'll work with you to brainstorm ideas that work best for your unique personality, needs and situation. You will leave First Year Success with an achievable, sustainable plan to help with the personal challenges you will potentially face in college. Meet with us today!
Financial Planning Coaches

We'll coach you on creating healthy financial habits and accessing financial resources, as well as addressing financial hardships and difficulties early so that we have more time to help you solve them. We look forward to helping you! Make an appointment!
Freshman Success Center

The FYS Freshman Success Center in 321 Student Union provides a place where you can interact with our staff, learn about campus resources and meet your support system.
First2Go Support Network

Connect with other first-generation students and the OSU network of peer, faculty and staff mentors who want to help you discover your path to success. Learn more here!
New Student Orientation and Enrollment

We are committed to providing you with the best orientation and enrollment experience possible. On your program date, you will participate in orientation programming to learn about campus resources. You will meet with an academic advisor and enroll in your classes. For more information, contact us at 405-744-3636 or via email at newstudents@okstate.edu
First Year Families

You play an important role in student success and we welcome you into the OSU family as your child becomes an OSU student. We help you with information about campus resources, monthly newsletters, and help connect you to the areas here for your student's success. For more information, contact us by phone at 405-744-3636, text at 405-394-2486, or via email at firstyearfamilies@okstate.edu.

 

Meet Your Team: College of Arts & Sciences

Alex Comer

  • 405.744.3636 (call)
  • 405.655.5305 (text)
  • roo.comer@okstate.edu
  • Campus Connection Coach

    Karena Tyler

  • 405.744.6408 (call)
  • 405.835.6970 (text)
  • karena.tyler@okstate.edu
  • Financial Planning Coach

    Meet Your Team: College of Education & Human Sciences

    Garrett Hargrove

  • 405.744.3238 (call)
  • 405.334.4100 (text)
  • gahargr@okstate.edu
  • Campus Connection Coach

    Katie Hudson

  • 405.744.8121 (call)
  • 405.213.0173 (text)
  • katiemk@okstate.edu
  • Financial Planning Coach

    Meet Your Team: College of Engineering, Architecture, & Technology

    Caroline Stiger

  • 405.744.3636 (call)
  • 405.679.3518 (text)
  • caroline.stiger@okstate.edu
  • Campus Connection Coach

    Gunnar Hadley

  • 405.744.3636 (call)
  • 405.246.9894 (text)
  • gunnar.hadley@okstate.edu
  • Financial Planning Coach

    Meet Your Team: Ferguson College of Agriculture

    Caroline Stiger

  • 405.744.3636 (call)
  • 405.679.3518 (text)
  • caroline.stiger@okstate.edu
  • Campus Connection Coach

    Alton Carter

  • 405.744.5601 (call)
  • alton.carter@okstate.edu
  • First Year Success Coach

    Meet Your Team: Spears School of Business

    Garrett Hargrove

  • 405.744.3238 (call)
  • 405.334.4100 (text)
  • gahargr@okstate.edu
  • Campus Connection Coach

    Katie Hudson

  • 405.744.8121 (call)
  • 405.334.4100 (text)
  • katiemk@okstate.edu
  • Financial Planning Coach

    Meet Your Team: University College Advising

    Garrett Hargrove

  • 405.744.3238 (call)
  • 405.334.4100 (text)
  • gahargr@okstate.edu
  • Campus Connection Coach

    Gunnar Hadley

  • 405.744.3636 (call)
  • 405.246.9894 (text)
  • fys@okstate.edu
  • Financial Planning Coach

    F1rst2Go & Other Programming

    Cassandra Cotton

  • 405.744.1055 (call)
  • 405.342.3438 (text)
  • cassandra.cotton@okstate.edu
  • Campus Connection Coach

    Alton Carter

  • 405.744.5601
  • alton.carter@okstate.edu
  • First Year Success Coach

    Leadership

    LeAnne Hutchins

  • 405.744.3640 (call)
  • Leanne.hutchins@okstate.edu
  • Coordinator for Campus Engagement

    Robert Raab

  • 405.744.3240
  • robert.raab@okstate.edu
  • Assistant Director 

    Lindsey Brownlow

  • 405.744.3636
  • lindsey.brownlow@okstate.edu
  • Assistant Director of Orientation and Transition

    Supporting Staff

    Calyn Boyd

  • 405.744.3636
  • calyn.boyd@okstate.edu
  • Coordinator

    Johnny Brownlow

  • johnny.brownlow@okstate.edu
  • Data Analyst

    Michele Withrow

  • 405.744.3133
  • michele.withrow@okstate.edu
  • Administration 

    Grace Pack

  • 405.744.5601
  • grace.pack@okstate.edu
  • Administration Assistant 

    Mitchell Wolf

  • 405.744.3636
  • mitchell.wolf@okstate.edu
  • Graduate Assistant

     

     

     


     

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