Student Account and Tools Set Up

Students will use a variety of accounts and tools while they are students at OSU-Cascades. Here is the information new students will need to create set up the various tools OSU students will use.

OSU Email (ONID)

Set up your OSU email account, also known as ONID:

  1. Visit the Set-Up Page
  2. If you have any issues go here and watch the video on "how to create an ONID account." 
  3. Be sure to save your ONID and password, you will use this for all OSU login access.

HINT: Don't miss any new info, check your OSU email throughout the summer!

OSU (ONID Gmail) email can also be accessed through your Google Apps for OSU.

Beaver Hub

Your one-stop hub for tools and resources that support your OSU experience. With Beaver Hub you can:

  • Connect with advisors and other members of your Success Team
  • Access information on your class schedule and assignments
  • Track tasks that you need to complete and find other personalized content that supports your educational journey
  • Quickly find offices and resources when you have questions or need assistance
  • Locate resources and mark them as favorites to make the most out of your time at OSU


Zoom OSU video meetings tool

Students will have Zoom account access directly for OSU. Using their ONID as a log-in sets the student up for Zoom session uses with advisors, tutoring, study groups and for classes.

Duo for Oregon State

Duo is a two-step login to protect your OSU account. Duo is required for confidential financial information. This includes direct deposit information, W-2’s and other forms containing Social Security number.

How do I enable two-step login?

Follow the steps found on the OSU Duo website to set up Duo for Oregon State on your smartphone or tablet. If you have any issues or questions with the two-step login system go to or contact the IS Service Desk.

What if I don’t have a smartphone or tablet?

  • Hardware Token
    You can use a hardware token purchased at the cashier's desk in OSU-Cascades Academic/Dining Building.
    Once purchased you must add it to your account.
  • Special-Access Kiosks
    Use the special-access kiosk in Tykeson Hall First Floor Lobby available during building hours.

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