Apply for on–campus housing beginning January 15th.

Admitted Students

Next Steps Overview
(For a complete list, click here)

Your Countdown Calendar

If you are an Ecampus student, please see Ecampus information instead.

January 2016                                                                         

February 2016

  • 1st: OSU Scholarship Deadline
  • 1st: FAFSA Deadline for Oregon Residents applying for Oregon Opportunity Grant
  • 12th: Document deadline for competitive round scholarship selection
  • 28th: FAFSA Priority Filing Deadline

March 2016

  • Mid-month: Scholarship review for all applicants with up-to-date documents; award letter mailing begins 

April 2016

  • 1st week: Financial Aid begins mailing award letters to new students
  • Submit Health History Forms online
  • Mid-month- Invites for START are mailed (START is OSU's new student advising & registration program)

May 2016

  • 1st: ATD is due (Fall term admits only)
  • 1st: START registration opens
  • 20th: New student room selection priority dates released via lottery system. To be eligible to pick a room, students must: Pay their ATD (Advanced Tuition Deposit), register for summer START orientation, apply for housing by May 1, 2016 and sign their 2016-17 housing and dining contract.

June 2016


  • 1st-30th: New student room selection process begins
  • 11th: California START
  • 12th: California START
  • 18th:  Hawaii START
  • 23rd-24th: START for 1st year students
  • 27th-28th: START for 1st year students
  • 29th:  START for transfer students

July 2016

  • 7th-8th: START for first-year students
  • 10th-11th: START for 1st year students.  This program offers a Spanish track (in addition to our regular program) for parents and family members.
  • 13th:  START for transfer students
  • 14th-15th:  START for first-year students
  • 18th-19th: START for first-year students
  • 21st-22nd:  START for first-year students
  • 25th-26th:  START for first-year students
  • 29th: START for transfer students

August 2016

  • 22nd-23rd: START for first-year students
  • 24th: START for transfer students

September 2016

  • 14th: Financial Aid begins fall term disbursement. Students must have accepted their financial aid awards, be registered for the proper/expected number of credits, and have no outstanding financial aid requirements or holds for the disbursement to occur.
  • 19th:  If you are unable to attend any of the START sessions during the summer, you will need to attend this session.
  • 18th-25th: Welcome Week programming
  • 21st: 1st Day of Fall 2016 classes