Important Application Dates

New Students

  • January 15, 2015: Fall 2015 new student application available
  • May 1, 2015: Housing application deadline for new students to be a part of priority selection lottery (happening May 5, 2015)
  • May 5, 2015: New student room selection priority dates released to new students via lottery system*. To be eligible to pick a room, you must:
    • Pay your ATD (Advanced Tuition Deposit) committing to attend OSU
    • Register for summer START orientation
    • Apply for housing by May 1, 2015
    • Sign your 2015-2016 housing and dining contract
  • June 1-30, 2015: New student room selection for students who are part of the room selection lottery.
  • July 2015 – September 2015 (residence hall opening): Students who applied for housing and contract for a space after May 1, 2015 will be assigned on a rolling basis, based on the date their contract was signed.

Current Students

  • February 25, 2015: Housing Expo put on by ASOSU
    • Begin collecting interest in returning to on-campus housing
  • April 1, 2015: Current OSU Students who indicated interest in returning to on-campus housing may begin picking rooms and signing a housing and dining contract for 2015-2016.*
  • April 6– May 31, 2015: All Current OSU students may select rooms
  • May 15, 2015: Current OSU student contract cancellation deadline for 2015-2016.


*A $50.00 contract signing fee will be billed to student accounts within 48 business hours of signing the electronic contract.

Please note: All application dates and events begin at 2:00 pm pacific time on the day they are scheduled unless otherwise indicated.

Cancellation Policy 2015-2016:

Non-first year freshman – New to OSU assignments

Applications for non-first year freshman will be processed in August (wave 3 and 4), based on projected space availability after a majority of the first year freshman have been assigned.



Applying for housing or paying your ATD after August? Contact our housing office for information about your housing assignment at 541-737-4771 or housing@oregonstate.edu.