Oregon State University

Spring Term Orientation

Spring Term Orientation will be offered on Friday, March


Registration is no longer available- please call New Student Programs & Family Outreach at 541.737.7627 between 8:00am-5:00pm (PDT) to register for Friday's program.  

You must pay your Advance Tuition Deposit in order to register.

At Spring Term Orientation you will learn about valuable resources available to you at OSU, recieve academic advising, and register for spring term classes.

This is the first day available for new students to register for classes. 


International Students - Please note that spring term orientation is part of your international student orientation. You are required to attend other international orientation events earlier in the week. Please contact intl.orientation@oregonstate.edu if you have questions about your orientation start date.

Preparing For Your Orientation Session

To better prepare for your session please we ask that you do the following before you come to campus:

Math Placement Test

All first year students regardless of IB/AP/Transfer credit are required to take the Math Placement.

All transfer students  must take the Math Placement Test, unless you have earned credit for a college-level course from another college or university; or via a CLEP exam, AP exam, or IB exam.

OSU Math Placement Test can be taken at any time, but it should be completed prior by Thursday, March 24th.  To access the test and for complete instructions go to: http://www.math.oregonstate.edu/mlc-placement-home

Things to Bring

  • A copy of your final transcripts
  • A copy of your SAT/ACT scores if available
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Government Issued Photo ID (driver's license, military ID, passport) this will be required to pick up your OSU ID

Other Tasks

  • Upload a picture for your OSU ID Card. Please visit http://mycard.oregonstate.edu/ for directions on how to complete this.
  • Ensure final transcripts are sent to the Office of Admissions, Oregon State University, 104 Kerr Administration Building, Corvallis, Oregon 97331-2106.
  • Print a copy of your Spring Term Orientation confirmation and parking pass from the same website you registered for the program.   
  • Need to change your major? Do so on-line before orientation.  Change Major Here
  • Submit required immunization Documentation & medical history form.Although a prior medical examination is not required of entering students, a medical history summary with proof of current measles, mumps, and rubella immunization must be submitted to Student Health Services.  You may submit this information online and more information can be found here.
  • Review your student billing account. All tutition bills and statements are issued electonically and can be accessed here.  We do not mail out bills.  At this website you can also add authorized user to make payments on your account.

Contact Info

New Student Programs & Family Outreach
A150 Kerr Administration Building, Corvallis, OR 97331-2133
Phone: 541-737-7627 | Fax: 541-737-6157

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