SSC Welcomes Students Back to Campus

Seminole State College began its fall semester on Aug. 17. This marks the first time students have met for face-to-face instruction since March. As students arrived on campus, they were greeted by employees who provided free face coverings. The SSC Educational Foundation donated 1,500 masks for the academic year. Pictured: SSC STEM Student Support Services Advisor Kristen Bean (right) passes masks out to students.

Before the semester kicked off, employees and student workers rearranged classrooms for social distancing efforts and stocked sanitization supplies. Language Arts and Humanities Division student workers Maddie Watts (left) and Geoffrey Smith (right) helped prepare classrooms in Tanner Hall.

Assistant Professor of Agriculture Wendy Rich explains to her students how their course will utilize a hybrid learning model, blending online sessions with face-to-face sessions.

SSC Welcomes Campus Residents on Move-In Day

Seminole State College welcomed campus residents and their parents on Move-In Day Aug. 14. Donning masks and carrying suitcases, students settled into their dorm rooms in the Roesler and Seminole Nation Residential Learning Centers. Pictured: Sydney Winchester (left) and her mother, Heather Annis (right), of Prague, carry personal items into the Roesler Residential Learning Center.

SSC Resident Assistants prepared welcome bags in the Seminole Nation Residential Learning Center for incoming students living on campus. The fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 17. Enrollment remains open until Aug. 21.

SSC GEAR UP Program Donates School Supplies to Local High School Students

Seminole State College GEAR UP Student-Parent Coordinators recently purchased school supplies for local high school students. Each freshman and sophomore student from the 10 SSC GEAR UP school district cohorts will receive various school supplies, including mechanical pencils, loose leaf paper, a pencil bag, ink pens, a highlighter, a three-ring binder with dividers and post-it notes. Continue reading “SSC GEAR UP Program Donates School Supplies to Local High School Students”

Foundation Donates Face Coverings for Employees & Students

The Seminole State College Educational Foundation recently donated more than $6,000 for the purchase of over 1,500 branded face coverings for employees and students at SSC. The face coverings are part of the College’s ongoing commitment to safeguarding student, employee and community health. SSC Educational Foundation President Lance Wortham (left) and SSC Student Government Association President Kelsey Edminsten (right) pose next to face coverings donated to the College. Face coverings are also available for purchase at the campus bookstore. The fall semester begins Aug. 17 at SSC.

Pitts Appointed to SSC Board of Regents

Ryan Pitts, J.D., was recently appointed to the Seminole State College Board of Regents by Governor Kevin Stitt. Pitts will serve from July 27, 2020 to July 1, 2023. He is completing the remainder of former Regent Paige Sherry’s term. Sherry stepped down in the spring when her husband, Jack Sherry, was appointed to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education to avoid a conflict of interest. Continue reading “Pitts Appointed to SSC Board of Regents”

SSC Regents Approve Mask Requirement Amid COVID-19 Concerns

The Seminole State College Board of Regents approved a measure that would make the wearing of face coverings mandatory on campus at their meeting on July 23. 

To open the meeting, Seminole attorney Ed Cadenhead administered the oath of office for Chair Curtis Morgan. Morgan was recently reappointed by Governor Kevin Stitt. His new seven-year term as a Regent will conclude on July 1, 2027. Continue reading “SSC Regents Approve Mask Requirement Amid COVID-19 Concerns”

Enrollment Open for Final Slate of Summer Courses at SSC

The final slate of five-week summer courses begins July 20 at Seminole State College. Enrollment personnel can be reached during the week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Campus offices are closed on Fridays during the summer session.

All summer courses will be conducted online to ensure student safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For help with enrollment, students may email the admissions office at or call 405-382-9230. The advising office can be reached at or 405-382-9797. For any questions regarding financial aid, email or call 405-382-9247. Students are encouraged to make an appointment before visiting the Walkingstick Student Services Center and to wear a mask when visiting campus.

Clear protective barriers have been installed in areas serving the public in the Walkingstick Student Services Center and the SSC Bookstore. Current and prospective students may enter SSC buildings for enrolling, paying of bills and advising on a limited basis. Testing is available to students by appointment only. The number of students allowed in office areas and the SSC Bookstore is limited. Students may bring one person into the building with them. Employees and students will be required to wear face masks during personal interactions. Campus guests will be subject to health screening questions and temperature checks when entering SSC buildings.

SSC students can receive associate degrees in 18 transfer degree programs including majors in agriculture, art, biology, business, child development, computer science, criminal justice, elementary education, enterprise development, health, physical education and recreation, health sciences, liberal studies, pre-engineering, psychology, secondary education and social sciences.

The College also offers several enter-the-workforce degree programs, including business technology, engineering technology, medical laboratory technology, nursing and physical therapist assistant. 

Class schedules detailing course offerings are available on the College’s website at

For more information on classes or enrollment at Seminole State, contact the SSC Admissions Office at 405-382-9230.