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  • About C of O

    Mission The mission of College of the Ozarks is to provide the advantages of a Christian education for youth of both sexes, especially those found worthy, but who are without sufficient means to ...

    • Visiting C of O

      • Directions to C of O

        Click here for Google Maps Get Directions (1 Opportunity Ave., Point Lookout, MO 65726) From the Branson Airport – Branson, Missouri: Exit airport on Branson Airport Boulevard, continue ...

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    • News and Events

      • The Ozark Visitor

        Read the Ozark Visitor on-line. Summer 2017 Spring 2017 Winter 2017 Fall 2016 Complimentary subscriptions are available: To register online to receive the Ozark Visitor by mail click ...

      • Events and Activities

      • The Missouri Vietnam Veterans Memorial

        1,410 sons and daughters of Missouri lost their lives during the Vietnam War. They, and those who served alongside them, were doing what our country asked of them. Some were drafted, some ...

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        • Press Releases

          April 22, 2015: College of the Ozarks dedicates official Missouri Vietnam Veterans Memorial today, April 22, 2015 April 6, 2015: Decorated Vietnam War Veteran Oliver North to speak at ...

          • NEWS: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2015 College of the Ozarks dedicates official Missouri Vietnam Veterans Memorial today, April 22, 2015 Bagpiper plays Amazing Grace. Photo courtesy of Shan ...

    • Accolades & Accreditation

      Accolades U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2017 • No. 1 Best Value Regional College in the Midwest • No. 4 Best Regional College in the Midwest • No. 2 Best Undergraduate ...

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    • Community Programs

      Camp Lookout Convocations and Forums Events and Activities First PLACE! Graduation Information

    • Famous Visitors

      Every year, College of the Ozarks hosts world-renowned speakers on campus through both the Spring Forum Series and the Leonard and Edith B. Gittinger Community Convocation Series. Famous guests ...

    • The Keeter Center

    • S of O Lab School

    • Human Resources

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    • Career Center

      College of the Ozarks Career Center uses College Central Network as its official resume and job posting service. Students and Alumni, create your account profile at www.collegecentral.com/cofo ...

    • Consumer Information

      Athletics EADA- Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Security and Fire Safety Campus Security Computing and Network Use Computing and Network Use ...

      • Student Grievances

        College of the Ozarks has the following process for student complaints to be brought forward in order to receive the proper attention. Students at College of the Ozarks must follow the policies and ...

      • EADA- Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act

        College of the Ozarks is required by the United States Department of Education to collect information and provide to Congress a report on financial and statistical information on men’s and ...

      • Security and Fire Safety

        Annual Security Report Introduction This report is provided in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, as amended. It provides students ...

      • Campus Security

        College of the Ozarks Security Department Point Lookout, Missouri 65726 (417) 690-3448 The College of the Ozarks Security Department works under the direction of the Dean of ...

      • Computer Use Policy

        Principles and Guidelines. Responsibilities of users of College computer resources. A. Respect the mission of the College. B. Do not compromise the integrity of the computer systems and ...

      • Student Internet Access Policy

        revised July 2017 Students who desire to connect their own personal computer to their dorm room port or the campus wireless network (for Internet, College I-net and E-mail service) must install Trend ...

      • Copyright©

        It's important to be aware of our rights and responsibilities with regard to the copyright laws. Below are some general guidelines and links to some good copyright websites. Copyright protects ...

      • Copyright Designated Agent

        The Designated Agent to respond to reports alleging copyright infringements on any College of the Ozarks web site, in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, is: Mr. Charles F. ...

      • Students with Disabilities

        College of the Ozarks is committed to providing equal access to educational opportunities to qualified students with physical or mental disabilities as intended by section 504 of the Rehabilitation ...

      • Drug-Free College

        The College of the Ozarks complies with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989. Statement of Zero Tolerance Policy Drug Testing Policy Legal ...

      • Consumer Information on College Navigator Website

      • Student Education Records and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

        College of the Ozarks complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974. In accordance with the federal law, the College has adopted policies and procedures governing the ...

      • Graduation Rates

        Cohort year 2010 (includes all first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students) Overall Graduation Rate 69% Graduation rate within 4 years 54% Graduation rate within 5 years 68% ...

      • Student Handbook

      • Title IX: Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy

      • Withdrawal Policy and Procedures

        Situations: Withdrawal Immediately, During the Semester Withdrawal at the End of the Semester or Immediately Between Semesters Access to CampusWeb A student who wishes to withdraw from the ...

      • Trademarks

        College of the Ozarks®, The School of the Ozarks®, and Hard Work U® are trademarks of College of the Ozarks. All rights reserved. These and other graphics and logos created by the college ...

      • Terms of Use

        Disclaimer The data contained in this Website is for information purposes only and is not represented to be error-free. It is not intended to constitute a promise or contract of any kind. Any links ...

    • Contact

      We welcome the chance to talk with you and discuss any questions you may have regarding College of the Ozarks. Whatever your needs, we can set up a visit that will let you experience College of the ...

    • FAQs

      Many of your questions are answered in this section. Please click the relevant FAQ resource. If you do not find what you are looking for, please contact us at 417-334-6411, and we will direct you to ...

      • Helpful C of O Terms

        Alumni Laundry (referred to as the “laundry”) Students may utilize laundry services for a fee which can be paid in cash, or students may work extra to cover this cost. The laundry is a ...

      • Admissions

        Is there an SAT or ACT requirement? Yes. Applicants must score at least a 20 composite on the ACT with writing, or a 950 on the SAT. Does C of O require the ACT with Writing? Yes. Applicants are ...

      • Academics

        Does the College offer remedial courses? Students with ACT Math scores of less than 22 are automatically placed in a remedial math class (MAT 013 Intermediate Algebra), but have the opportunity to ...

      • Branson Area Information

        Are there accommodations on campus for visitors? Yes; the Keeter Center (on campus) has rooms available on a reservation basis (fees apply). For more information please follow: ...

      • Career Center FAQs

        What type of guidance and services does the Career Center provide? The Career Center is committed to each student’s success. We assist students with major selection, evaluating career ...

      • Chapel and Convo

        Campus Community Commitments The College of the Ozarks is a Christian community which seeks to develop citizens of Christ-like character. In an effort to offer unique learning opportunities and ...

      • Character Camp

        Who is required to attend Character Camp (new student orientation)? Character Camp is a requirement for all new, incoming students. Can parents stay for Character Camp? Parents ...

      • Financial Aid

        Q1 What is the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT)? A1. The DRT is a process which allows you to move tax information to the FAFSA form from your IRS tax file. Doing so provides more accurate data on the ...

      • Health and Safety

        What if students get sick while on campus? Medical services are provided on campus for students, and the clinic is staffed by a registered nurse and a licensed practical nurse. A local ...

      • Information Technology

        Are computers available in the residence halls? There are three computers in each of the residence hall public lounges that are available for the students to use for email, research, etc. Where ...

      • Payments

        What must be paid and when? For cost and schedule of payments, see the Tuition and Fees How can I pay? Payments by cash or check may be made at the Cashier’s Office on campus, or checks ...

      • Registration

        How do first-time students enroll for classes? Class schedules for new freshmen students and transfer students are set by the Registrar's Office. Students are placed in appropriate entry-level ...

      • Residence/Student Life

        When will students learn their room assignments? Housing assignments are posted on Campusweb. This information will be avaiable in July for the fall semester, and in December for the spring semester. ...

      • Transfer Students

        I'd like to take classes before coming to C of O; how do I know what do take? Read the questions below on transfer policies, and especially the link under “How will transfer courses be ...

      • Vehicles

        Can students bring cars to C of O? Yes; however freshman students (30 hours or less) are not permitted to drive their cars throughout the week. The freshman lot will be closed and locked from 1:00 ...

      • Wait List

        Why am I on the waiting list? Candidates are placed on the waiting list due to lack of vacancies. The first candidates to be placed on the waiting list are typically those who do not show as much ...

      • Work Education Program

        How do students find out where they are assigned to work? New students will receive their work assignment during Character Camp. Returning students receive their assignments via checking ...

  • Academics

    Head, Heart and Hands College of the Ozarks is committed to a five-fold mission of encouraging academic, Christian, cultural, vocational, and patriotic growth in its students. Faithful ...

    • Academic Programs

      Majors and Minors A major represents an area of concentration (8 to 12 courses) in one academic discipline. Some majors at College of the Ozarks also require a minor which is a smaller area of ...

      • Agriculture

        Agriculture is a dynamic, diversified field with a great need for graduates trained in the liberal arts as well as the scientific and practical components of agricultural production. Students benefit ...

        • Faculty and Staff

          John D. Anderson Title: Chairman, Division of Business, Applied and Technical Sciences; General Farm Manager & Associate Professor of Agriculture Education: B.S. Agribusiness – College of the ...

        • Farms & Work Stations

          Agriculture Office The mission of the Agriculture Office is to assist the agriculture professors and staff in the general operation of the department. The office seeks success through a focus on ...

        • Student Groups

          AGRICULTURE RELATED CLUBS These clubs were established for the students to become involved in organizations within their specialized fields for the purpose of self-development, socialization, and ...

        • In The News

          July 23, 2015 COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS WINS SECOND PLACE WITH CAMPUS HAY AT WORLD FORAGE CONTEST - College of the Ozark students won second place at the World Forage Analysis Superbowl, a contest for ...

        • Newsletter

          Spring 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 September 2013 February 2013 October 2012 April 2012 February 2012 October 2011 February 2011

        • FFA Workshop

          Dear FFA Advisors: The College of the Ozarks Agriculture Department cordially invites your FFA chapter to attend our annual FFA Workshop on March 4, 2017. The workshop is a great opportunity for ...

        • Ag Department Video

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      • Art

        Mission Statement The Art department at College of the Ozarks exists to dynamically develop professional artists who are individuals of excellent character. We strive to nurture and challenge those ...

      • Biblical and Theological Studies

        Whether students are seeking to serve in Christian camps, urban ministries, local churches, foreign countries, or go on to graduate school, the Biblical and Theological Studies (BTS) department at ...

      • Biology

        Academic Programs Students majoring in Biology choose one or more of the following areas for an academic emphasis: • Human/Molecular Biology • Ecology and Field Biology • Conservation and ...

        • Faculty

          Gabriela Galey, M.D. University of Heidelberg Medical School. 1999. Email: ggaley@cofo.edu Phone: 417-690-2558 Courses: Anatomy and Physiology I, Anatomy and Physiology II, Human Anatomy ...

      • Business

        Academic Programs The Business department of College of the Ozarks offers programs in accounting and business administration. The goal of the Business department is to provide specific vocational ...

      • Chemistry

        Academic Programs Chemistry is a fundamental science and impacts all aspects of one's life. A degree in chemistry is an excellent preparation for many careers in science, industry, government, ...

        • Faculty

          Dr. Jerry Easdon, Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry easdon@cofo.edu Education: Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, University of Iowa M.S. in Chemistry, San Diego State University B.S. in ...

      • Communication Arts

        Academic Programs The Communication Arts degree will prepare students to be competent communicators in today's diverse and evolving business, professional, and academic fields. Communication Arts ...

        • Faculty

          Department Contact Communication Arts Department College of the Ozarks P.O. Box 17 Point. Lookout, MO 65726 Faculty Dr. Gary Hiebsch Division Chair of Business & Communication Professor ...

        • Journalism

          Journalism The Journalism emphasis will prepare students for the evolving business and professional fields through the development of newsgathering, reporting, and writing skills. The amalgamation ...

        • Public Relations

          The Public Relations (PR) emphasis will develop competent communicators able to organize and plan events, write and produce materials for the press, and speak to gatherings of employees and ...

        • Radio and Video Production

          Communication Arts Radio and Video Production Emphases The Radio and Video Production emphases are designed to be as diverse as the field they are preparing students to enter. This field is changing ...

        • Speech Communication

          The Speech Communication emphasis prepares students to participate in the modern world, with a mixture of practical experience and theoretical knowledge. Students in the Speech Communication emphasis ...

      • Computer Sciences

        Preparing computing leaders of the future Welcome to the College of the Ozarks Computer Sciences department web site. The goal of this web site is to provide information that will help you consider ...

        • Five Reasons to Major in Computing

          1. Expertise in computing enables you to solve complex, challenging problems. Computing is a discipline that offers rewarding and challenging possibilities for a wide range of people regardless of ...

        • Careers

          It is always surprising to find out that prospective students think a career in computing involves sitting in front of a computer eight to ten hours a day. Nothing could be further from the truth! ...

      • Criminal Justice

        Criminal Justice Department The Criminal Justice Department at College of the Ozarks prepares a student to compete for professional positions within a wide range of government and private ...

      • Culinary Arts

        Academic Program The Culinary Arts program is an excellent place to expand your interest and knowledge in the culinary arts. Chefs, cooks, and food preparation workers prepare, season, and cook a ...

      • Education

        Today’s educators help shape tomorrow’s leaders. As the demand increases for highly qualified educators, College of the Ozarks’ Teacher Education Program’s vision statement is ...

        • Faculty

          The faculty members in the College of the Ozarks Education department have a wealth of experience and knowledge to share with our students. Our faculty members are committed to doing whatever it takes ...

        • Educational Testing

          MoGEA TESTING What is it? MoGEA (Missouri General Education Assessment) is an online exam required by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) that evaluates the knowledge ...

        • Certification

          The College of the Ozarks’ Teacher Education program is accredited by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Therefore, students who complete their elementary or ...

        • Applications

          Program Applications & Requirements Teacher Education Program To apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program at College of the Ozarks, you must meet the following general requirements: • ...

        • Student Groups

          Student Missouri State Teachers Association The Student Missouri State Teachers Association (S-MSTA) is open to all Elementary and Secondary Education majors and serves as a bridge to your teaching ...

        • Educator Resources

          Beginning Teacher Workshop Each fall the College of the Ozarks’ Education Department hosts a half-day Beginning Teacher Workshop for first and second-year teachers. Through this workshop, the ...

        • Alumni

          Welcome Back, C of O Graduates! We trust you have found your educational experience at College of the Ozarks to be valuable and believe you are well-prepared for your career as a teacher. It is our ...

      • Engineering

        The College had a long history of providing a pre-engineering program. Alumni from the pre-engineering program went on to complete engineering degrees at larger schools in the region and are ...

        • Course Options

          The typical sequence of courses required for a B.S. in Engineering may be viewed here: Course Flowchart Detail about specific courses may be found in the course catalog.

        • Program Objectives and Outcomes

          Program Objectives The engineering program objectives are aligned with the five College of the Ozarks goals. The program aims to produce alumni who: Academic Establish a reputation for broad-based ...

        • Facilities

        • Faculty and Staff

          of the James P. Keeter School of Engineering As the engineering program grows, the department will strategically add faculty with diverse skills and interests. For example, we are currently ...

        • Enrollment Data

          Fall 16 (end) Spring 17 (as of 3/23) freshmen 24 23 sophomores 0 0 juniors 0 0 seniors 0 0

      • English

        “One way to be a neighbor is through reading. For Christians, reading literature is a way to explore, develop, and celebrate the world created by God and graciously given to us. This is a ...

      • Family Studies and Social Services

        Academic Programs A Family Studies and Social Services major provides students with a choice of a Marriage and Family Emphasis or a Social Work emphasis. A final departmental exam is to be passed by ...

      • Fire Science

        Department of Public Safety Fire Science Program The Fire Science Program at College of the Ozarks prepares a student to compete for professional positions within a wide range of government and ...

      • Foreign Language

        Academic Programs The Foreign Language department offers a major or minor in Spanish. In an ever-shrinking world, knowing another language is more important than ever! Foreign language study makes ...

      • Graphic Arts

        Academic Program The Graphic Arts program offers both a major and a minor to prepare those students who choose some part of the graphic arts industry as their career. The objectives of this program ...

      • History

        Academic Program The History department at College of the Ozarks offers students the exciting opportunity to explore the development of world civilizations and cultures and to study the foundation of ...

        • Faculty

          Dr. C. David Dalton David Dalton received his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky and he holds the Elizabeth Hoyt Clark Chair of Humanities and is Professor of History at College of the Ozarks ...

      • Hotel and Restaurant Management

        Academic Programs The curriculum at College of the Ozarks is founded upon the liberal arts, which offer the student an investigation of a variety of subjects coupled with an intensive concentration ...

      • Mathematics/Physics

        The Department of Mathematics and Physics at College of the Ozarks is a combined department designed to offer students a major in mathematics. The department consists of mathematicians and ...

        • Math Competition

        • Math/Physics Club

          Astronomy Event Thanks to Dr. Steve House of Starfield Ministries for guiding students through the night sky at the CofO Observatory. October 20-21

      • Military Science

        ROTC Military Science ROTC While examining your goals at C of O, you may want to consider the unique experiences available through the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). Our ROTC program ...

      • Music

        The Music department at College of the Ozarks exists to develop Christian musicians who embrace a biblical understanding of the purposes of their art form, to develop performers who can effectively ...

        • Faculty

          Dr. Luke Carlson Dr. Luke Carlson is Assistant Professor of Music and Coordinator of the Music Theory and Composition program at College of the Ozarks. In addition to teaching courses in music ...

      • Nursing

        Character of Nursing Nurses should have a high moral character worthy of the public's trust, effective communication and critical thinking skills, a caring attitude, and be responsible and ...

        • Faculty and Staff

          Faculty Dr. Janice S. Williams, RN; ACNS-BC; CDE; CNE Professor of Nursing and Program Director jwilliams@cofo.edu Education and Certification Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Case Western ...

        • Careers

          • Nursing is a very challenging and rewarding profession! Registered Nurses (RNs) constitute the largest healthcare occupation, with 2.4 million jobs. The demand for nurses (RNs) has never been ...

        • Admission

          Admission & Progression Policies -- Armstrong McDonald School of Nursing College of the Ozarks, in its long tradition of excellence, offers a traditional four-year professional baccalaureate degree ...

        • Video about the Nursing Program

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        • Prospective Students

          So . . . you are thinking of becoming a nurse or advancing your nursing education? If you are an individual contemplating a nursing career you might do some "investigating" to help in ...

        • Accreditation

          The College of the Ozarks Armstrong McDonald School of Nursing program has continuing national accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE), effective March 2, 2015. The ...

        • Courses

          Major: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Required theory courses: 13 hours CR NSG 254 The Character of Professional Nursing 4 NSG 303 Pathophysiology 3 NSG 433 Health Care Research ...

      • Nutrition and Dietetics

        Academic Program The Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), ...

      • Physical Education, Health/Wellness, and Recreation

        Academic Programs Students wishing to major in physical education may choose from the following programs: • Physical Education K-12 (double major with Secondary Education), • Physical ...

      • Psychology

        Academic Programs Welcome to the Psychology Department! The focus of the Psychology Department at College of the Ozarks is to prepare students to evaluate psychology concepts from a ...

      • Theatre

        BLOG Follow the cast and crew of Railway to Heaven as they travel in Europe - https://r2h2europeblog.wordpress.com/ Events Railway to Heaven, A True Story of an Ozarks P.O.W. Based on the book ...

      • Pre-Professional

        Allied Health Science Conservation and Wildlife Management Dietetics Medical Technology Pre-Law Pre-Medicine Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physician's Assistant Pre-Veterinary

        • Medical Technology

          The Medical Technology program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Medical Technology. Students must fulfill all general education requirements; specified math, biology and chemistry ...

        • Pre-Physician's Assistant

          Students interested in Physician’s Assistant (PA) training must first complete a Bachelor of Science degree. PA Master’s Degree programs do not require a particular major. Every PA ...

        • Pre-Law

          The Association of American Law Schools does not recommend a specific major or minor as the preferred pre-legal course of study: “The four majors most frequently recommended by law-school deans ...

        • Pre-Medical

          The Pre-Medical program does not require the student to be any particular major. Although the majority of applicants will have majored in one of the natural sciences (Biology or Chemistry), those ...

        • Pre-Pharmacy

          The Pre-Pharmacy program does not require the student to be any particular major. Although the majority of applicants will have majored in one of the natural sciences (Biology or Chemistry), those ...

        • Pre-Veterinary

          The suggested Pre-Veterinary Medicine curriculum is based on those courses that fulfill or exceed the 60 core hours required to enter the University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine. If ...

    • Resources

      Bookstore CampusWeb College Calendar College Catalog Graduation Information Lyons Memorial Library Student Handbook Transferring Credits

      • Bookstore

        HOURS: Monday - Thursday 9 am - 6 pm Friday 9 am - 5 pm BUYBACK DATES: Tuesday, May 2nd from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 3rd from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thursday, May 4th from 9 a.m. ...

        • Textbook Refund Policy

          KEEP YOUR RECEIPT. Full refund will be given the first two weeks of the semester, if: • You have a cash register receipt, • Text book is in new condition. That means no marks, stains, erasures, ...

      • College Calendar 2015-2022

      • CampusWeb

      • College Catalog

        2017-2018 College of the Ozarks Catalog 2016-2017 College of the Ozarks Catalog 2015-2016 College of the Ozarks Catalog 2014-2015 College of the Ozarks Catalog 2013-2014 College of the Ozarks ...

      • Graduation Information

        COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017 BACCALAUREATE – 11:00 AM, Keeter Gymnasium GRADUATION – 2:00 PM, Keeter Gymnasium Campusweb & C of O Email Address: ...

      • Lyons Memorial Library

        Library Catalog Databases Citing Your Sources Ozarkiana Audiovisual Services Library News Library Guides Web Picks Web Picks by Major Interlibrary Loan Veterans History ...

        • Citing Your Sources

          Below are links to examples of common citation styles. If you need further information, visit the library to see the complete manuals! APA Bibliographic Citations MLA Bibliographic Citations ...

        • Audiovisual Services

          The library supplies AV equipment for C of O faculty, staff, and administration to use. We have a wide variety of equipment. Students are welcome to use any equipment in the library; equipment in ...

        • Interlibrary Loan

          The library is connected! If there is a book or article we don't own, we can usually borrow it from another library. Just fill out an Interlibrary Loan request for either books or articles and ...

        • Library Catalog

        • Databases

          A to Z Maps Online Annenberg Media American Chemical Society Publications The Cochrane Library CQ Researcher eBooks on EBSCOHost ebrary (e-books on ProQuest) EBSCOHost Electronic ...

        • Forms

          Commonly used library forms are available by clicking on the name of the form you want. Adobe Reader is needed to view or print the forms. Interlibrary Loan--Books Interlibrary Loan--Articles ...

        • Library News

          Now that the semester is over, you've finally got time to read for fun! Check out the library's fiction collections. The literary fiction collection is located on the top floor, pop fiction ...

        • The Ozarkiana Collection

          The library has a special collection of material related to the Ozarks and to the College of the Ozarks. The collection contains books, photographs, articles, local newspapers, and many other items. ...

        • Veterans History Project

          Authorized by Congress and spearheaded by the Library of Congress, the Veterans History Project collects and preserves memories of America’s wartime veterans. Collections are housed at the ...

        • Web Picks

          Sometimes finding a place to start on the Internet can be challenging. To help you out, the library has compiled a list of web sites we find helpful. Just choose a link to start your journey! ...

          • Search the Web

            Search Engines • Google • Ask.com • Yahoo! Search • Bing Meta Search Engines • Dogpile • Search.com • Mamma • Ixquick • Zoo • SurfWax Directories of Search Engines • Search Engine ...

          • Databases

          • Directories

            Web Directories • About.com • Yahoo • Galaxy • Open Directory Project Academic and Scholarly Directories • Academic Info • Internet Public Library • WWW Virtual Library Sites Providing ...

          • Business

            Company Information • Guidestar (non-profit organizations) • InvestorGuide.com • IPO Central • Lexis-Nexis • Yahoo! Finance Stock Markets • New York Stock Exchange • NASDAQ SEC/Edgar ...

          • Education

            College and University Resources • American Universities • Peterson's Planner Elementary and Secondary Resources • Arkansas Dept. of Education • Education Statistics • Education World ...

          • Genealogy

            Ancestry.com Archives.com Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites FamilySearch Genealogy.com RootsWeb.com SurnameWeb USGenWeb Project Vital Records Information WorldGenWeb Project

          • Government and the Law

            United States Federal Government • Code of Federal Regulations • Office of the President • Congress.gov • USA.gov • U.S. Code • U.S. House of Representatives • U.S. Senate • U.S. Supreme ...

          • Graphics

            American Memory Flickr Commons Google Image Search NYPL Digital Gallery National Archives Pics4Learning Wikimedia Commons

          • Health and Wellness

            Academy of Nutritions and Dietetics Food & Nutrition Information Center Healthfinder Office of Dietary Supplements Sparkpeople U.S. Food and Drug Administration

          • Jobs

            Sites that link to many other sites • Careers.org • Internet Job Source • Job Hunt • The Riley Guide Specific job-hunting sites • AboutJobs.com • America's Job Bank • Best Jobs USA • ...

          • Libraries

            Libraries • Library of Congress • Missouri State Library • University of Arkansas • WorldCat

          • Maps

            Atlapedia Online Bing Maps Blank State Outline Maps The Map Guide Mapquest National Atlas.gov National Geographic Maps National Geographic XPeditions Atlas Outline Maps ...

          • News

            ABC News BBC CBS News CNN ESPN Fox News Google News KSPR33 KY3 Lexis-Nexis MSNBC Newslink NewspaperArchive.com Newspapers US & Worldwide Ozarks First Springfield News-Leader World ...

          • Statistics

            Bureau of Justice Statistics Bureau of Labor Statistics FBI's Uniform Crime Reports Fed Stats National Center for Health Statistics Population Reference Bureau Sourcebook of Criminal Justice ...

          • Other Useful Sites

            Acronym Finder Citation Machine Educational Testing Service Federal Income Tax Forms Missouri State Income Tax Forms

        • Web Picks by Major

          These web sites have been chosen by C of O professors as especially helpful to students. Just choose a major and start exploring! Accounting Agriculture Art Biblical and Theological Studies ...

          • Theatre

            Broadway.com Internet Broadway Database London Theatre Guide Playbill on-Line Theatre History on the Web

          • Family Studies and Sociology Services

            American Sociological Association Social Work Exam Zone Social Work Search.com SocioLog SocioSite A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace U.S. Census Bureau

          • Physical Education and Health

            AAHPERD American Heart Association MOAHPERD PE Central PubMed SPORTDiscus

          • Music

            Allmusic American Choral Directors Association Bach Complete Texts CBDNA IPA Source Music Education Online NATS National Association for Music Education Naxos Music Library** Open Music ...

          • Mathematics-Physics

            American Mathematical Society American Physical Society Casualty Actuarial Society DESE GeoGebra Journal of Differential Equations MACTutor History of Math Math Forum @ Drexel Math ...

          • Hotel / Restaurant Management

            Restaurant & Food Service • Missouri Restaurant Association • National Restaurant Associaton • U.S. Government Food Safety Lodging • American Hotel & Lodging Assoc. • Hotel Online ...

          • History

            General Sources • American Historical Association • American Rhetoric • BBC News • Best of History Websites • Bowdoin College History Guide • Constitution Finder • History Channel • History ...

          • Graphic Arts

            GATF NAPL Typebase

          • Foreign Languages

            Spanish: • BBC Mundo • Digital Granma Internacional • El Nuevo Herald • El Pais • La Nacion • La Pagina del Idioma Espanol • LANIC • Learn Spanish • Mexico Web • Terra • Yahoo Mexico ...

          • Family and Consumer Sciences

            AAFCS American Dietetic Association Epicurious Food Navigator Food Science Central Home Economics Archives NAEYC.org NIEER.org Nutrition.gov U of MO Extension Office

          • English

            American Rhetoric Greek Mythology Bartleby Gale Literary Index OneLook Open Source Shakespeare The OWL at Purdue Poets.org Project Gutenberg Romantic Circles Romanticism and Victorianism on ...

          • Education

            College and University Resources: • American Universities • Peterson's Planner Elementary and Secondary Resources: • Arkansas Dept. of Education • Education World (lesson plans) • ...

          • Communication Arts

            Speech Communication • American Rhetoric • Evaluating Sources (Colorado) • History Channel.com • How Stuff Works • LookSmart • Topic Selection Helper Sites Designed to Aid Journalists • ...

          • Psychology

            APA Encyclopedia of Psychology NIMH

          • Biblical and Theological Studies

            ARDA: Association of Religion Data Archives Bible Gateway Biblical Archaeology.org.uk Biblical Studies.org.uk CDRI (by the American Theological Library Association) Encyclopedia of Religion and ...

          • Nursing

            **Due to licensing agreements, titles marked with asterisks are only available to users whose computers are physically located on campus at College of the Ozarks. Databases: • Cochrane Library ...

          • Military Science

            Army ROTC National Guard U.S. Army U.S. Air Force U.S. Dept. of Defense U.S. Navy U.S. Marine Corps

          • Communication Arts

            Sites Designed to Aid Journalists • Finding Data on the Internet • Journalists' Tools • Reference Sources & Tools for Journalists • Starting Points for Journalists News and ...

          • Public Safety

            Criminal Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics Community Policing Institute FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Law and Order Magazine NIJ Journal Policing.com Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics ...

          • Computer Sciences

            ACM AITP Current Protocols in Bioinformatics

          • Chemistry

            **Due to licensing agreements, titles marked with asterisks are only available to users whose computers are physically located on campus at College of the Ozarks. Current Protocols in Pharmacology ...

          • Business Administration

            American Marketing Association Small Business Administration BPubs.com Business Plan Archive National Retail Federation

          • Biology

            **Due to licensing agreements, titles marked with asterisks are only available to users whose computers are physically located on campus at College of the Ozarks. Encyclopedia of Bioterrorism Defense ...

          • Art

            Archives of American Art Artcyclopedia AskArt.com Google Art Project Louvre National Gallery of Art Nelson-Atkins Museum Smithsonian Institution St. Louis Art Musuem

          • Agriculture

            **Due to licensing agreements, titles marked with asterisks are only available to users whose computers are physically located on campus at College of the Ozarks. Agricola (NAL ...

          • Accounting

            Accounting.com AICPA American Accounting Association BPubs.com FASB TaxSites.com

        • Contact Us

          Lyons Memorial Library College of the Ozarks Point Lookout, MO 65726 Phone: 417-690-3412 FAX: 417-690-2321 Email: Jessica Keys--Library Circulation and Work Education ...

      • Student Handbook

      • Transferring Credits

        Transfer Credits (regionally accredited) C of O will award transfer credit for courses completed with a C- or higher grade through another regionally accredited college or university provided they ...

    • CampusWeb

    • College Catalog

    • Office of the Registrar

      The Registrar's Office maintains student records and assists with a variety of tasks such as class registration, transcript requests, enrollment verifications, and graduation. If you do not find ...

      • New Student Scheduling

        New students complete the New Student Scheduling Survey online through the accepted tab on CampusWeb. The Office of the Registrar staff uses this information to assign each student a class schedule ...

      • Registration Dates

        Spring Registration Dates for Fall 2017 Classes Monday, July 31 Class Wait Lists End Sunday, August 6 Last Day to Complete Online Schedule Changes: Students whould be registered in 15-18 credit ...

      • Finals Schedule

        December 2017 May 2018

        • May 2018

          Final Exam Schedule - May 2018 Class Day Class Time Final Exam Time Final Exam Date MWF 8:00 8:00 - 10:00 Monday, May 7 MWF 9:00 8:00 - 10:00 Wednesday, May 9 MWF 10:00 8:00 - 10:00 ...

        • December 2017

          Final Exam Schedule - December 2017 Class Day Class Time Final Exam Time Final Exam Date MWF 8:00 8:00 - 10:00 Saturday, December 9 MWF 9:00 8:00 - 10:00 Monday, December 11 MWF 10:00 8:00 ...

      • Veterans

        **As part of our patriotic mission, College of the Ozarks is proud to have veterans and veteran's dependents as a part of the student body. Links to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Service ...

      • Former Student CampusWeb

        Students who graduate or withdraw from the College always have access to their student record through CampusWeb. However, access reverts back to the student's initial CampusWeb password issued by ...

  • Admissions

    Picture yourself at Hard Work U! Apply online! Application process Work on campus to pay zero cash for tuition. Graduate debt-free. Learn from professors through a Christian world view. Engage ...

    • Free Tuition

      What is free tuition and how does that work? Work Program + Federal and State Grants + College of the Ozarks Scholarship = your annual tuition! Cost of Education The Cost of Education is the cost ...

    • Admission Criteria

      Financial Need At College of the Ozarks, we're looking for good students who lack the financial resources to pay for private, Christian, higher education; students who will impact the world! ...

    • Application Process

      To get here, start here! Apply Online! After we receive your application, we will send you an email which contains login instructions to obtain a list of documents and instructions necessary to ...

    • Timeline and Interview

      Admissions Timeline Let's get started! Submit your application in July prior to your senior year, and take the first step in your Hard Work U journey! There is a timeline to follow that we hope ...

    • If You Are Admitted...

      If you are admitted to the College, many opportunities and adventures await you; perhaps traveling with a Veteran on a patriotic education trip! But first, several items are required to complete the ...

    • Costs

      The educational costs below are what a student can expect when attending College of the Ozarks. The financial aid office also provides scholarship information which may assist with some of these ...

    • Financial Aid

      College of the Ozarks Cost of Education Scholarship Students don’t pay tuition at C of O! How does that work? Basically…… Work Program + Federal and State Grants + College of ...

      • Debt Free-No Loans!

        College of the Ozarks discourages student borrowing, and therefore, does not participate in the federal, state or private loan programs. Other alternatives such as scholarships and the Summer Work ...

      • Scholarships

        Use the links below to find scholarship information. • C of O Scholarships • Missouri Residents • External Scholarships • Health Care • Military and Veteran • Scholarship Search ...

        • C of O Scholarships

          C of O General Scholarship and Application College of the Ozarks Cost of Education Scholarship (Free Tuition) Summer Work Education Program-Room and Board Scholarship Room and board scholarships ...

        • Missouri Residents

          Grants and Scholarships for Missouri Residents Missouri Garden Club Travel Council Scholarship Dr. Mary King Long Medical Scholarship Jack J. Isgur Foundation Southwest Missouri Public ...

        • External Scholarships

          Undergraduate Financial Aid Programs of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Appalachian Scholarship This scholarship fund is intended to assist residents of the Appalachian mountain region pursuing ...

        • Health Care

          Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Throughout the year, the ADA Foundation offers several awards to dietetics students and professionals in recognition of their professional accomplishments, to ...

        • Military and Veteran

          Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Scholarships range annually from $500 to $10,000. Deadline: March 1. Requirements: • Son or daughter of a Marine on active duty or in the Reserve, retired ...

        • Scholarship Search

          Search for scholarships or related information with the links below: • www.fastweb.com • http://www.consumer.gov/section/scams-and-identity-theft: information about financial aid scams, • ...

      • FAFSA Instructions

        2017-2018 School Year The information below applies to the 2017-18 year, which includes fall 2017, spring 2018 and summer 2018. If you are applying to College of the Ozarks for the 2017-18 academic ...

      • 2016 Tax Information

        Financial Aid, Income Taxes and the FAFSA The following is general information regarding student financial aid and income taxes, which should be used by students when completing federal and state tax ...

      • Financial Aid Policies

        Satisfactory Academic Progress Outlines the academic requirements for financial aid eligibility. Return to Title IV Funds Outlines the process for determining earned financial aid for students who ...

      • Financial Aid FAQs

      • Net Price Calculator

    • Student Life

      Student Activities Welcome to student life at College of Ozarks! Students at Hard Work U may work hard for their education, but they also know how to play hard. Student activities provide many ...

      • Coffee House

        Coffee House • Students can show off their musical talent as one of the featured bands during coffee house! • Enjoy a relaxing evening with snacks, music, and friends. • Coffee…need I ...

      • Springfest

        Springfest • Dinner is served outside on the activities field, where all the action is taking place! • Enjoy a variety of fun, carnival-type activities! • The evening is capped off with a ...

      • Sadie Hawkins

        Sadie Hawkins Dance • Girls ask the guys, • Lots of line dancin’ and bluegrass music, • There might even be some succotash for good eatin’!

      • Mudfest

        Mudfest • The event that happens every fall semester. • It’s the CofO version of Tug-of-War. • You WILL get muddy, and you WILL have fun! • Clean off afterward with a gigantic ...

      • School Spirit

        School Spirit • Students show support for the CofO Bobcats! • There are plenty of ways to show your school spirit whether it be at volleyball, baseball, or basketball games. • The athletic ...

      • Character Camp

        Character Camp • A week-long orientation for incoming students. • Great way to make some amazing friends and become more familiar with the CofO campus. • There are plenty of fun activities ...

    • Campus Tours

      There are two types of guided tours available: prospective student tours and charter bus tours. Prospective Student Tours Prospective student tours are available through the Admissions Office, ...

    • Virtual Tour

    • Request Information

    • FAQs

    • Counselor Tool Box

      This page is provided so counselors have quick access to information and forms in order to assist their students with the transition from high school to College of the Ozarks. Any suggestions for ...

  • Alumni

    The mission of College of the Ozarks Alumni Association is to promote a spirit of fellowship among alumni and to advance the interests of College of the Ozarks. Join the Association Your support of ...

    • Alumni Scholarship

      Thanks to continued support of the Alumni Scholarship Fund, $57,500 was awarded this Spring at the Annual Awards Convocation. Because of alumni generosity, one two-semester room and board, 14 ...

    • The Million-Dollar Make a Difference Campaign

      The College of the Ozarks Alumni believe in making a difference. We also believe in dreaming big. That is why we set a goal of raising one million dollars to help students succeed. Funds from the ...

    • Alumni Chapters

      A great way to stay connected to your alma mater is to become involved with an Alumni Chapter. Any group of Alumni may form a local chapter on written request of six or more active members. The ...

    • Alumni News

      Read the Alumni News online. • Spring 2017 • Fall 2016 • Spring/Summer 2016

    • Alumni Update

    • Alumni Veteran Update

    • Meritorious Awards

      The purpose of the Meritorious Award Program is to recognize outstanding achievements of alumni, faculty, staff, and friends and to encourage interest in College of the Ozarks. The Alumni ...

      • Award Recipients

        2016 Rex & Marcia Mahlman Mr. Bill McEntire The Honorable Don Phillips Dr. Grant Wilburn 2015 Dr. Richard Baker Ms. Lindsey ...

      • Award Nomination

    • Gift Program

      Alumni may specify their gift for any alumni project, fund, or academic area of their choosing. They may also pay a tribute of honor or memory to special individuals or occasions. All giving to the ...

    • Homecoming 2017

      Schedule of Events Campus Store

      • Schedule of Events

        Thursday, Nov. 2 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Alumni Registration, Alumni Center 7:00 p.m. Miss Hard Work U Coronation, Jones Auditorium Friday, Nov. 3 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Alumni ...

    • Chapel and Dobyns Hall Prints

      William Memorial Chapel Describing his work as a "labor of love," Mr. Summey's beautiful illustration of the chapel is set in a winter evening scene with the moon in the background and ...

    • Transcript Request

      How to Order an Official Transcript Transcripts may be ordered in the following ways: 1. ONLINE at the National Student Clearinghouse using a credit card. Base cost is $4 per transcript with a $2.25 ...

    • Archives at C of O

  • Athletics

  • Christian Ministries

    Learning. Living. Loving. The Christian goal of the college is to foster the Christian faith through the integration of faith with learning, living, and service. Christian Ministries helps students ...

    • Camp Lookout

      Who can come to Camp Lookout? We welcome children (8 to 12 years old) of Stone or Taney county residents who are otherwise unable to afford another camp experience to apply for Camp Lookout. What ...

      • Rules and Guidelines

        Please review these details and share pertinent information with your child. Medical Policy If an emergency medical situation with a camper arises, parents or guardians will be contacted ...

      • Personnel

        Camp Lookout is staffed by campus personnel and students. It operates under the umbrella of Christian Ministries with the Dean of Christian Ministries giving leadership to the Community Service ...

      • What To Bring

        What to Bring to Camp • Clothing for the week – nothing new or nice - campers get wet and dirty • Swimwear/beach towel – girls, one piece swimsuit – no midriff or large amount of ...

      • Check-in & Pick-up

        Check-in/Pick-up Information Check-in CHECK IN: Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the Youngman Agricultural Center. Follow Camp Lookout signs. Enter College of the Ozarks property after you travel through ...

      • Application

    • Worship and Worldview

      Biblical. Expositional. Evangelical. Gathering for worship is an integral part of life at College of the Ozarks as students worship together on Sunday mornings at Williams Memorial Chapel. ...

    • Christian Ministries Staff

      Dr. Justin Carswell - Vice President of Christian Ministries and Dean of the Chapel Justin Carswell has served as the Dean of Christian Ministries at the college since 2010. Before that, he taught on ...

    • Christian Formation

      Artos Artos, meaning “bread” in Greek, is a weekly inductive Bible study held on Wednesdays over the lunch hour in the Christian Ministries Lounge. The intention of Artos is to offer a ...

    • Christian Counseling

      Student Counseling Services Individual Counseling — Our counselors and graduate interns will meet with you for assessment and short-term counseling (6-12 sessions) Brief Consultations ...

    • Mission and Service

      At College of the Ozarks, we believe that God has called us to integrate our Christian faith with our lives, learning, and service. Because of this, we diligently pursue spreading Christ's love ...

  • Giving To C of O

    Annual support from benefactors keeps the “Gates of Opportunity” open wide. This funding provides students the opportunity to earn their college education. Full-time students work ...

    • Planned Giving

    • Associates

      The College of the Ozarks Associates is an organization comprised of individuals and businesses committed to the furtherance of the College's interests and its efforts to provide higher education ...

      • Associates Board of Directors

        Mr. Robert (Tim) Thomas, Chairperson Mr. Glen Amundsen Mrs. Judie Box Mrs. Deloris Bryant Mrs. Barbara A. Curbow Mr. David Edie Ms. Pat Franks Mrs. Mary Hart Mrs. Nancy Holz Mr. Don ...

      • Associate Projects

        • Auditorium projector screen - Business Department • Ultra cold freezer - Biology Department • Fire Gear - Fire Department • Weight room equipment - Physical Education Department • Wireless ...

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  • Patriotic Education

    Patriotic Goal To encourage an understanding of American heritage, civic responsibility, love of country, and willingness to defend it: this is the patriotic goal of the College. What We're ...

    • Patriotic Education Trips

      In 2009, College of the Ozarks began the Patriotic Education Travel Program, designed to provide once-in-a-lifetime experiences for students and Veterans from World War II, the Cold War, the Korean ...

    • Activities and Leadership

      Activities Honor America Join us in June for our annual Independence Day Celebration, Honor America! Always free to the public, come out and enjoy local Branson entertainment and a spectacular ...

    • Leadership and Training

      Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) / Military Science College of the Ozarks is proud of its Reserve Officer Training Corps, and the young men and women who commit to commissioning through the ...

    • Memorials on Campus

      The Missouri Gold Star Families Memorial The Missouri Gold Star Families Memorial honors Gold Star Families, preserves the memory of the fallen, and stands as a stark reminder that freedom is not ...

    • Military/Veterans Scholarships and Benefits

      Patriotic Scholarship College of the Ozarks Patriotic Scholarships: Patriotic Scholarships covering full room and board are provided on a competitive basis to students who contract with the Army ...

  • Work Education

    Unique Experience at Hard Work U. At College of the Ozarks, we call ourselves "Hard Work U." That's because our work program sets us apart from nearly every other college in the country ...

    • Work Stations

      Students at College of the Ozarks work in many interesting and challenging areas, as listed below: • Admissions • Agriculture, including these areas: Agronomy Beef Cattle ...

      • Work Station Description

        Department: Admissions Office Position Title: Student Admissions Assistant Schedule Flexibility (1-5 scale, with 5 as most flexible): 3 1. Narrative Description: The Admissions Office ...

    • Work Dates

      Important Dates for 2017/2018 August 11-18 Character Camp August 12-18 40 Hour Work Week August 19 Fall Semester Work Begins August 21 All-college work training day November 13, ...

    • Requirements and Policies

      Requirements and Policies All full-time resident students, and commuting students carrying at least 12 hours, work 15 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters. In addition, each ...

    • FAQs

    • Work Colleges Consortium

  • Cultural Education

    The cultural goal of College of the Ozarks is to cultivate an appreciation of the fine arts, an understanding of the world, and adherence to high personal standards. We strive to preserve the best of ...

    • Student Programs

      Character Camp A special orientation prior to the beginning of each semester called Character Camp introduces all new students to character development and how vital it is to their success at ...

    • Character Education

      The Keeter Center for Character Education The purpose of The Keeter Center for Character Education is to provide programs and activities which enhance the development of character and good ...

    • Convocations and Forums

      Tim Tebow visits in April 2016 Charles Krauthammer visits in October 2014 Former First Lady Laura Bush visits in November 2012 Former President George W. Bush visits in April ...

      • Newt Gingrich

        College of the Ozarks hosts The Honorable Newt Gingrich as featured speaker for 2016 Fall Citizenship Forum Watch conference videos: Newt Gingrich John Ashcroft Oliver North ...

      • Tim Tebow

        College of the Ozarks hosted two-time national college football champion and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow for the Leonard B. and Edith Gittinger Community Convocation in April, 2016. More than ...

      • Dr. Ben Carson

        College of the Ozarks was pleased to host Dr. Ben Carson, renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and New York Times bestselling author, in August 2013. During this Special Convocation entitled America the ...

      • Harris Faulkner

        Harris Faulkner, a Fox News Channel anchor, was the honorary speaker at the College of the Ozarks Work Ethic Forum in April 2013. She shared with her audience remarks about persistent determination ...

      • Laura Bush

        Former First Lady Laura Bush spoke at College of the Ozarks and attend private dedication of School of the Ozarks on November 8, 2012. Former First Lady Laura Bush congratulates Mr. Roy F. Hopper, ...

      • Louis Zamperini

        Louis Zamperini was an honored guest and keynote speaker in April 2012 at the College of the Ozarks Patriotic Forum. At Jones Auditorium, Zamperini shared his personal experience of overcoming ...

      • George W. Bush

        President George W. Bush visited Hard Work U in April, 2011, for the Leadership and Character Forum. He addressed a "sold-out" crowd in the Howell W. Keeter Athletic Complex as he spoke ...

      • Dave Ramsey

        Financial advisor and best-selling author Dave Ramsey visited C of O in October, 2011. He spoke to a capacity crowd at the Keeter Athletic Complex, highlighting what he called "common ...

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