You may view and search the general catalog online. The general catalog contains information about admissions procedures/policies, degree requirements, course descriptions, academic policies, and more. Students are assigned a catalog year in accordance with the catalog year policy. A student’s catalog year determines which academic requirements they are required to meet for their degree/major/minor/option to be awared.
Prior to 2016-2017 academic year, catalogs are archived and available in PDF format in ScholarsArchives@OSU. Beginning with the 2016-2017 academic year, catalogs are archived as web archives at https://wayback.archive-it.org/3174/*/http://catalog.oregonstate.edu.
Information in the online OSU General Catalog may be updated anytime. It is updated as curriculum proposals are approved throughout the year. Please email or campus-mail hard copy updates to the catalog coordinator, Larry Bulling, in the Office of the Registrar, B102 Kerr Administration Building.
The catalog coordinator emails annual update requests to all departments, schools, colleges, and other units in November. Updates are due in January. Proofs will be emailed back to updaters as needed for approval in February and March.
The OSU General Catalog is archived by academic year in PDF format in ScholarsArchives@OSU up to 2015-2016. After this year, OSU General Catalogs are archived as websites by University Archives Web Archives at https://wayback.archive-it.org/3174/*/http://catalog.oregonstate.edu.