Student Life

Contact:

Student Development Staff


For more information about Student Development please contact: studentdevelopment@snu.edu
405.491.6336

HOUSING & RESIDENCE LIFE

Residence Life & Housing, Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma

Southern Nazarene University is primarily a residential campus. We believe the residential experience can contribute greatly to a student's development, enhancing their entire university experience. National research performed at colleges and universities indicates that students who live on campus enjoy a more successful and rewarding university experience.


STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Webster Commons - Student Development, Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma

We know that Education extends outside the classroom. Our desire is to create a wide variety of experiences for students to integrate into the campus community, developing friendships and making memories. As students engage they grow and mature in their spiritual and social lives, contributing to the whole person.


NEW STUDENT INSTITUTE

New Student Institute - Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma

All incoming students and their parents participate in New Student Institute (NSI), SNU’s orientation program. NSI consists of a five-day thorough orientation followed by periodic meetings with family groups. NSI helps students feel more comfortable in the college setting and learn information that is vital to their college success.

Each student will connect with upperclassmen, faculty, staff, and peers in a family group setting, enabling new friendships within the student body. Through experiencing the mission of a Christian university, NSI strives to help each student find a sense of belonging within the SNU community.



STUDENT LEADERSHIP

Student Leadership at Southern Nazarene University
Southern Nazarene University values its priority of developing leaders. Ongoing training and experience benefits these students personally and professionally, allowing them to leave the University with developed interpersonal skills and the ability to manage projects and teamwork. Each year more than 100 students participate in LEAD RETREAT (SNU’s hands-on training) where they learn and grow together as leaders. If you have a desire to grow in leadership development, there’s a place for you!

STUDENT CLUBS

Student Clubs at Southern Nazarene University, Bethany OklahomaVarious clubs are offered across campus, highlighting different interests and passions of our students. Students who wish to charter a new club may submit an application to the Student Body President and the Director of Student Leadership.