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Next Steps for Transferring to OSU For Winter/Spring/Summer 2021 Students

The following list will properly guide Winter, Spring and Summer 2021 admits through their next steps once they’ve been admitted 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. Waivers are available. Confirmation is required to participate in new student orientation and registration (START).

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, OSU’s new student orientation and course registration program, is available to students who have confirmed their enrollment by paying the $200 Advance Tuition Deposit (ATD) or who have received an ATD waiver/exemption. Details and updates can be found at https://newstudents.oregonstate.edu

Sign up to participate in START

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

Technology Checklist for OSU Students Fall 2020

Academic advising contacts by college

Next Steps for Transferring to OSU For Fall 2021 Students

Fall 2021 admits should use their admission portal, Beaver Basecamp, to view and complete next steps in the enrollment process.

Beaver Basecamp Admission Portal