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Next Steps for Transferring to OSU!

ONID provides students official OSU email accounts, web server space, and access to CANVAS plus your student portal where you can pay your ATD to notify the Admissions Office that you are attending OSU. ONID registration is also required to access OSU ScholarDollars to apply for college and departmental scholarship opportunities at OSU.

Register Your ONID Account

The ATD applies to all newly admitted students to confirm your enrollment to OSU and is payable online through myOSU portal. OSU's confirmation deadline is June 1, 2020 for the Fall 2020 term.

Pay Your Advance Tuition Deposit (ATD)

Submit your FAFSA


  • To be considered for financial aid from federal and state sources, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and list Oregon State University as one of your first six choices, with Federal School Code 003210. For the best chance of receiving aid, you should submit your FAFSA to the central processor by February 1.
  • Accepting Financial Aid: If you submitted your FAFSA, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Offer. This letter outlines your financial aid package listing the financial assistance Oregon State can offer to help bridge the gap between your own resources and the cost of attending Oregon State. You can accept, reject, or revise your Financial Aid Award through MyOSU by completing the following steps:
    • Select the Paying for College tab
    • Select Financial Aid Awards
    • Select the appropriate year (ex. 2020-2021)
    • Review your Terms & Conditions by selecting the Terms and Conditions tab
    • Select Accept Award Offer tab
    • Make your decisions about the aid that you want; Click Submit when done


Accept Your Aid

Some OSU scholarships, such as those offered by the University Scholars Program, are awarded to newly-admitted students based on the application for admission. Many colleges and departments also award additional scholarships based on applications submitted through Oregon State’s scholarship search and application system, OSU ScholarDollars. Newly-admitted students are eligible to apply for these scholarship opportunities through OSU ScholarDollars after they have set up their ONID accounts.

Learn about OSU ScholarDollars

OSU offers various on-campus living options. You will receive information electronically that describes the many great housing options here. You will receive information electronically that describes the many great housing options at OSU. Apply early to secure the housing location that's right for you.

Apply for Housing

All students must submit health history and immunization information to Student Health Services. For information and links needed to complete the requirement go to Student Health Services.YOU MUST PLAN AHEAD if you wish to attend OSU. Review the immunization requirements here.

Review Immunization Requirements

START is an opportunity for new, fall term OSU students to come meet with an academic advisor, discuss program options, and register for fall term courses. In addition, both students and parents are provided useful information to familiarize them with OSU. Registration for START begins May 4th. Students must confirm their enrollment before registering. For questions about START, call 541-737-7627.


DUO provides secure two-step verification for your student records.
Learn more about DUO

Regardless of previous college level math credit, all first-year transfer students must take the Math Placement (ALEKS) before attending new student orientation (START). Use the ALEKS’ learning modules to refresh your math skills as you prepare the transition into OSU. Your ALEKS score, along with prior college credit transcripts and any AP/IB scores, will be used by your advisor during your advising session to aid in selecting proper courses for your first term at OSU. If you do not complete the test before your START session, your class registration time at new student orientation will be delayed. Transfer students must get prior permission from their major advisor to skip the ALEKS assessment for math.
Learn more about ALEKS

Welcome Week is OSU's popular fall orientation program for new students.

Welcome Week schedule

Fall term 2020 classes begin Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

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