Congrats Bend Beaver! We are thrilled you are joining us at OSU-Cascades.

FALL 2021 TRANSFER STUDENTS: Use your admission portal, Beaver Basecamp, to view and complete next steps in the enrollment process.


WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER 2021 TRANSFER STUDENTS — Follow these next steps:

1. Register your ONID account
2. Pay your Advance Tuition Deposit (ATD)
  • The Advanced Tuition Deposit (ATD) is a $200 deposit payment signifying a student’s commitment to OSU-Cascades. The ATD is a deposit, not a fee, which allows OSU-Cascades to plan for our upcoming class. This deposit will be credited toward the student’s first term of enrollment and is payable online. Learn more
3. Register for Duo

DUO provides secure two-step verification for your student records. Sign up for Duo

4. Apply for financial aid
  • To be considered for financial aid from federal and state sources, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( and list Oregon State University as one of your first six choices, with Federal School Code 003210. For the best chance of receiving aid, you should submit your FAFSA to OSU by February 1.
  • Accepting Financial Aid: If you submitted your FAFSA, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Offer. This letter outlines your financial aid package listing the financial assistance Oregon State can offer to help bridge the gap between your own resources and the cost of attending Oregon State. You can accept, reject, or revise your Financial Aid Award through MyOSU by completing the following steps:
    • Go to MyOSU and login with ONID credentials
    • Select the Paying for College
    • Select Financial Aid Awards
    • Select the appropriate year
    • Review your Terms & Conditions by selecting the Terms and Conditions
    • Select Accept Award Offer
    • Make your decisions about the aid that you want
    • Click Submit when done
5. Apply for other scholarship opportunities

The OSU Admission Application included a scholarship section that covers the majority of OSU's various scholarship opportunities. Some OSU colleges and academic departments offer scholarships to students majoring in their programs. You should contact your major department for availability.

6. Register for New Student Orientation

Transfer START (new student orientation) is an opportunity for new OSU-Cascades students to come meet with an academic advisor based on the major you state when you sign-up for orientation, and register for courses. You will be invited to attend orientation once the Advance Tuition Deposit (ATD) is paid. Register for Transfer START by calling 541-322-3100.

7. Complete Transfer START Online Orientation

Completion of the online orientation is required before you can meet with your academic advisor.

8. Order Your 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
  • Faculty will expect that students have course materials by the first day of class.
  • Textbooks link is on class schedule, posted on Canvas and -> View My Textbooks
  • If you are in DPP and OSU is your home school, you do not have a bookstore credit at COCC's bookstore.
9. Apply for on-campus housing

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

10. Immunization record
11. Visit campus

While on campus visits are limited due to COVID-19, there are still many ways to learn about campus. Connect with your admissions counselor in a one-on-one appointment, schedule a Zoom tour, attend a preview day or watch videos about campus on your own time. If you have questions about visiting campus, give us a call at 541-322-3119 or email

12. Attend Welcome Week
  • 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!
13. Start classes!
  • View the OSU-Cascades Academic Calendar for the start of each term & important dates.