Living in the Newest Beaver Lodge

An on-campus room places you steps away from all the resources you need to succeed in your first year and beyond.

  • First-year students live in the OSU-Cascades Residence Hall.
  • Single, double, triple and apartment-style rooms are available, and all rooms come equipped with furniture and free high-speed internet connections.
  • The residence hall features a fitness center, free laundry facilities, lounges and kitchenettes available 24/7.

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Dining on Campus

Dining on Campus

Residents of OSU-Cascades eat at the Beaver Dam cafe in the Academic/Dining Building - just steps away from the OSU-Cascades Residence Hall.

  • Options for everyone: We offer food that is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free friendly, and more
  • Locally sourced, globally inspired: We use seasonal ingredients to offer a variety of options that are inspired by cuisines from around the world

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Living on campus

First-Year Experience

As part of OSU-Cascades comprehensive First-Year Experience, first-year students, with very few exceptions, are required to live on campus. Living on-campus is an excellent way for students to connect with key campus resources and build community.

Living on campus

Thriving on Campus

In both nation-wide studies and research conducted by Oregon State University, first-year students who live on campus earn better grades than students who live off campus, and also tend to graduate more quickly. When you live on campus, you're surrounded by people and resources to help you succeed and thrive in college.

  • The residence hall has a resident director—a full-time staff member who is available to help with your transition to college
  • The residence hall has live-in student staff including resident assistants

Still have questions about living on campus? Contact us and a staff member will assist you!