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Business Affairs and Financial Aid and Scholarship offices have tools that can estimate cost of attendance, help you investigate ways to pay for your education, and advise you on important dates and deadlines.

Apply for on–campus housing beginning January 15th.

Admitted Students

Your Countdown Calendar

January 2015                                                                         

February 2015

  • 1st: OSU Scholarship Deadline
  • 1st: FAFSA Deadline for Oregon Residents applying for Oregon Opportunity Grant
  • 28th: FAFSA Priority Filing Deadline

March 2015

  • Mid-month: Scholarship award letter mailing begins

April 2015

  • 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 2015

  • 1st: ATD is due (Fall term admits only)
  • 1st: START registration opens
  • 5th: 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, 2015 and sign their 2015-16 housing and dining contract.

June 2015


  • 1st-30th: New student room selection for students who are part of the room selection lottery
  • 6th: San Francisco, California START
  • 7th: San Francisco, California START
  • 13th:  Honolulu, Hawaii START
  • 12th-16th: All other new OSU students with signed Housing Contracts can select rooms
  • 22nd-23rd: START for 1st year students
  • 25th-26th: START for 1st year students
  • 28th-29th: START for 1st year students.  This program offers a Spanish track (in addition to our regular program) for parents and family members.
  • 30th:  START for transfer students.

July 2015

  • 6th-7th: START for first-year students
  • 9th-10th: START for first-year students
  • 13th-14th: START for first-year students
  • 15th:  START for transfer students
  • 16th-17th: START for first-year students
  • 20th-21st:  START for first-year students
  • 24th: START for transfer students

August 2015

  • 24th-25th: START for first-year students
  • 26th: START for transfer students

September 2015

  • 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.
  • 20th: Residence Hall Move-In
  • 21st: If you are unable to attend any of the START sessions during the summer, you will need to attend this session.
  • 21st-23rd: CONNECT welcome programming
  • 24th: 1st Day of Fall 2015 classes