Next Steps: Admitted Transfer Students

Step 1

Basecamp graphic

(Access your account at any time.) 

Beaver Basecamp is your admissions portal to review application status, confirm enrollment, view financial aid awards, apply for on-campus housing, complete START orientation and more. Basecamp is for applications submitted either at OSU or with Common Application. Beaver Basecamp provides a real time list/checklist of next steps so you know what you've completed on your way to enrolling at OSU-Cascades. 

Visit Beaver Basecamp

Step 2

Connect with ONID and DUO

(Necessary to access OSU online services.)

ONID provides prospective students access to financial aid and scholarship info, including OSU ScholarDollars.

Register your ONID Account

DUO provides secure two-step mobile verification for your student records. (You need an ONID account before signing up for DUO)

Register for DUO

Step 3

Confirm Enrollment and Pay ATD 

Verify your details on our ‘Confirm Your Enrollment’ form on Beaver Basecamp

Confirm Your Enrollment

Pay your Advance Tuition Deposit (ATD). You must confirm your enrollment and pay your ATD before you can participate in student orientation and course registration programming (START). Your $200 deposit allows OSU-Cascades to begin planning for new students each term. Deposit waivers are offered to qualified students at the time they fill out the enrollment confirmation form.

Step 4

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Some OSU scholarships are awarded based on the application for admission. Admitted students are eligible to apply for additional college and departmental scholarships after they have set up their ONID accounts.

OSU ScholarDollars

To be considered for financial aid from federal and state sources, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Financial Aid Basics

Step 5

START Orientation

(START is required to register for term classes.) 

START, OSU-Cascades' new student online orientation and course registration program is available to students who have confirmed their enrollment by paying the $200 Advance Tuition Deposit (ATD) or who have received an ATD waiver/exemption. You will be invited to complete START and a link will appear on your next steps checklist in Beaver Basecamp when eligible.

Learn more about START


Other tasks to complete

Immunization Records

All students must submit an immunization form to OSU-Cascades.

Submit Documents

Submit official transcripts from ALL regionally accredited institutions previously attended (including colleges attended while in high school).

Complete ALEKs Math Placement test 

The ALEKS math placement exam is optional for transfer students who have completed Math 111 or Math 105, however completion is recommended:

Apply for on-campus housing

Take a virtual tour of our residence hall and apply online.

Order books 

OSU-Cascades does not have a physical bookstore on campus. You will need to purchase or rent textbooks online through the OSU Beaverstore Bookstore. Note: Be sure to select to have them delivered to you. Do not select on campus pick up as the bookstore is located in Corvallis. Textbooks link is on class schedule, posted on Canvas and in Beaver Hub.

Start classes! 

Cascades Welcome

Welcome Week is our way to officially welcome you to campus with programs and events to help you make a smooth transition to campus. Learn more

Start Classes

View the OSU-Cascades Academic Calendar for the start of each term & important dates. 

Admitted student events

Join us on campus or virtually and get an in-depth look at life at OSU-Cascades. You’ll meet teaching faculty, fellow future Bend Beavs, learn about living on campus, financial aid and the services available to support students.

All Admitted Student Events