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The purpose of SOTA is twofold. First, SOTA will increase campus and community awareness of the occupational therapy profession. Second, SOTA will be active on national issues by sending an ASD Delegate to the annual AOTA Conference every year.

Membership requirements: In order to be eligible for membership, a Student Body Member must be enrolled as a MOTS of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Oklahoma Occupational Therapy Association
The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.


SOTA Officers 2020



  • Next Meeting is March 30th at noon via zoom
  • April is Occupational Therapy Month!


2020 - 2021 Bylaws


Occupational therapy students enrolled full-time at OUHSC are qualified to be members of SOTA. To be a member in good standing, and receive recognition at graduation, students must complete the requirements of ‘Membership in Good Standing’ as outlined below.

Membership in Good Standing:

  • Must be enrolled as a MOTS of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • First and Second Year OTS
    • Attends 2 general SOTA meetings each semester (4 annually)
    • Receives the following points each semester: 2 service, 2 fundraising, and 2 campus involvement, and 2 professional development (Total of 8 per semester, 16 annually)
  • Third Year OTS
    • Attend 1 general SOTA meeting each semester (2 annually)
    • Participate in 1 service, fundraising, campus involvement, and professional development event per year (total of 4 points per academic year)

AOTA Conference Reimbursement

  • Must maintain all requirement of membership in good standing
  • First and Second Year OTS
    • Receives a minimum total of the following points by the end of April: 15 fundraising, 10 service, 3 professional development, and 2 campus involvement
  • Third Year OTS
    • Receives a minimum total of the following points by the end of April: 5 fundraising, & 5 which may be a combination of service, community involvement, and/or professional development points
  • All students must submit the Letter of Commitment by the specified due date.

Please email one of the officers listed above to update or inquire about your points.

Membership Standings

Points Record (As of 5/5/2021)

Please email a SOTA Executive Officer if you have questions regarding your point status.



Meeting Information

Meeting Minutes

Spring 2021
April General Meeting
March General Meeting
February General Meeting

Fall 2020
October General Meeting
September General Meeting

Summer 2020
June General Meeting

Spring 2019
February 13, 2019
January 22, 2019

Spring 2018
February 6, 2018

Fall 2017
November 7, 2017
October 3, 2017
September 5, 2017

Spring 2017
June 20, 2017
March 21, 2017
February 28, 2017
January 31, 2017

Fall 2016
November 1, 2016
October 4, 2016
September 6, 2016

December 1, 2015
November 10, 2015
October 6, 2015
September 1, 2015
March 24, 2015
February 24, 2015
January 27, 2015



To Be Announced



  • Big Event is on Saturday, April 17th. Contact Katie Koscelny if interested.


  • Contact Sabrina Miles for any Community Service questions


AOTA Annual Conference


AOTA Inspire 

  • Kick-Off Week: Join the excitement of Kick-Off Week to explore daily thematic content, hear from spotlight speakers, and participate in panel discussions.
  • The week of April 26 offers a variety of free content for everyone—AOTA members and the broader occupational therapy community—including updates on the AOTA/NBCOT Licensure Compact, advocacy, data insights, and more.
  • Register online (Pay to have access to all classes in the month of April or just the classes during kick-off week. The week of the 26th is free in honor of OT month!)


Please email any fun OT photos Kambri Gabel ( ) or post them on our SOTA Facebook page!