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ORU Students: keep your momentum going this winter with J Term!

  • Who: Undergraduate Residential Students
  • When: January 4th - January 20th, 2021
  • Where: Courses will be offered virtually

Undergraduate residential students will have the opportunity to earn 3-4 credit hours in a short J term, January 4-20, 2021.  Federal Financial Aid is available for students who are enrolled in a combined 6 hours with the J term and the main spring term. Classes in the J term will take place virtually so you can log in from anywhere. Courses are being added daily, so check to view what’s available.  Tuition will be $500 per credit hour and financial aid is available.  To complete registration for the J term, you’ll need to complete registration for the entire Spring 2021 semester. 

The J term is a great opportunity to repeat a class or get ahead by 3-4 credit hours and make more progress toward your degree!

Contact Student Success at 918.495.6223 or with questions.


Any undergraduate J term class can be taken for $500 per credit hour.

Title Subject Description Course # Section Hours CRN
Oral Communication Communications 101 J01 3 29944
Intercultural Communication Communications 425 J01 3 29945
General Chemistry I Lecture Chemistry 111 J01 3 29926
Organic Chemistry I Lecture Chemistry 211 J01 3 29927
Introductory Biology I Lecture Biology 111 J01 3 29940
Hum Bio & Globe Health Lec Biology 150 J01 3 29937
Hum Bio & Globe Health Lab Biology 150L J01 1 29938
Human Ecology Lecture Biology 312 J01 3 29931
Human Ecology Lab Biology 312L J01 1 29932
Medical Parasitology Lecture Biology 410 J01 3 29928
Medical Parasitology Lab Biology 410L J01 1 29930
Principles of Management Management 130 J01 3 29955
Principles of Marketing Marketing 130 J01 3 29954
Introduction to Sociology Sociology 101 J01 3 29919
Marriage & the Family Sociology 201 J01 3 29920
Social Work Practice I Social Work 331 J01 3 29921
Principles of Psychology Psychology 201 J01 3 29918
Intro to College Mathematics Mathematics 099 J01 3 29949
Elementary Statistics Mathematics 232 J01 3 29936
Needs Assessment International Studies 340 J01 3 29943
Learning from Late Middle Ages Humanities 203 J01 3 29942
Safety & First Aid Health, Leisure& Exercise Science 233 J01 3 29950

Applied Amateur Athletics Mgt.

Health, Leisure & Exercise Science 421 J01 3 29922
American Government & Politics Government 101 J01 3 29941
Worldview, Culture & Apologetics General Studies 377 J01 3 29947
Mechancis I: Statics Engineering 221 J01 3 29923
Engineering Computational Math Engineering 252 J01 3 29924
Composition I Composition 101 J01 3 29946

Every J term course will be taught virtually (given applicable health restrictions). Lab classes and sessions will be available virtually as well.

Visit the J term academic calendar and refund schedule online. Have more questions? You can contact the Registrar's Office at 918.495.6549 or

All new and returning undergraduate students are eligible to take classes during the J term. If you’re interested and not already enrolled at ORU, contact an Enrollment Counselor in the Office of Admissions by emailing or by calling 918.495.6518.

Federal Financial Aid is available for students who are enrolled in a combined six hours with the J-term and the main spring term. If you filed the FAFSA for 2020-2021 and received federal financial aid for the fall/spring semesters, no additional application is required.

The ORU Financial Aid Office will review the winter enrollment of every current federal aid recipient and notify you of your potential federal grants or loans via ORU email and Vision. Aid available includes the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Direct Student Loans, Federal Direct Parent Loans, and Oklahoma’s Promise Grants.

All federal aid requires a minimum enrollment of six credit hours to qualify.

If you are a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and have not previously filed the FAFSA online for the 2020-2021 academic year, the form is available at Newly submitted FAFSA information will be sent to the Financial Aid office electronically by the US Department of Education within 3 business days, and you will be included in the next group of students reviewed for federal aid eligibility. If you need assistance completing the form or have questions about federal financial aid, our Financial Aid Representatives are available to help you at 918.495.6510 or

Limited university housing will be available over the J term period on a first come, first serve basis. All students needing housing will be moving into temporary housing for the duration of the session. The housing rate for the term is $300. At this time there will be no on campus dining options available.

Don't hesitate to contact us at or 918.495.6223.

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