This page contains information specific to OSU-Cascades employees. For official information from OSU, see COVID-19 Updates and Information here.

For questions not answered here, go to the FAQ page or email


  • OSU is requesting that all faculty, staff, and students voluntarily notify the university of a positive COVID-19 diagnosis to ensure appropriate support and resources are provided to those who have been exposed or tested positive. This information will only be utilized for the specific purposes of providing support, resources and fulfilling the university’s requirement to assist local public health authorities by reporting positive cases within our community. This confidential information will be protected to the fullest extent allowed by state and federal law and only disclosed for the purposes described above.

Notify OSU



Keep Working

Checklists for Returning to Onsite Work

  • Supervisors and employees must familiarize themselves with all policies and procedures pertaining to returning to onsite work, prior to returning to campus.

Building Hours and Access

  • Buildings are closed to public until further notice and in response to OSU COVID-19 guidance and Executive Order by the Governor’s Office.
  • All members of campus community to use ID card (keycard) access when entering buildings:
    • Faculty/staff ID card (keycard) access 24/7
    • Student ID card (keycard) access during posted hours
  • Follow flow pattern signs at entrances, exits and in corridors.

Tykeson Hall
7 a.m. - 10 p.m., Monday - Thursday
7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Friday
Closed Weekends

Obsidian Hall
7 a.m. - 10 p.m., Seven days a week

Graduate & Research Center
7 a.m. - 8 p.m., Monday - Thursday
Closed Friday - Sunday
Open Fridays to Little Beav Child Care clients.

Residence Hall Lobby
7 a.m. - 10 p.m., Monday - Thursday (open to all students)
Weekends (closed to non-residents)

Business Office Services


    • In-person service

      • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 3 p.m., Monday - Friday
    • Visit MyOSU to pay balances via credit card (1% fee) or ACH (no fee).
    • Checks can also be mailed to OSU-Cascades, Attn: Business Office, 1500 SW Chandler Ave., Bend, OR 97702.

    Grant Accounting




    Child Care

    • Little Beavs Child Care is anticipated to launch in early October. The temporary, short-term child care service would allow student parents to leave a child in care for short periods while they attend  a class and manage their daily lives. Learn more and for questions contact

    Classroom, Lab and Room Capacity

    • See table with classroom capacity requirements for physical distancing.
    • Review classroom capacity and cleaning protocols posted in each room.

    Dining - Beaver Dam and Coffee Grounds

    • See updated services, including online ordering (to come) and new hours.
    • No cash payments. Use Orange Cash (save 10%), credit or debit card.
    • Closed to public.

    Face Coverings

    • Pick up in Mailroom - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weekdays. Bring OSU ID.
    • Face shields available for faculty and staff as necessary.

    Facilities Services

    • Submit work requests online, including requests for maintenance service, signs, and cleaning supplies.

    Human Resources


    • Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Winter Break Hours (Dec. 14 - Jan. 3)
      • Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
        • Exceptions: Closed Dec. 25, 29, 31 and Jan. 1
      • Saturday - Sunday, Closed
    • ID card (keycard) access to mailboxes and drop slots: Daily: 6 a.m. – Midnight.


    • Parking fees in effect beginning Sept. 23. Register your vehicle and pre-fund parking account.

    Physical Distancing

    Technology Support

    • Contact OSU Service Desk at 541-737-8787 for remote support.
    • OSU-Cascades IT staff will take a "remote first" approach to service. If they are unable to resolve an issue, service will be scheduled when user not present or with physical distancing in place.
    • For technology support in a classroom, press yellow button on classroom phone or call 541-377-3806.
    • Faculty/Staff computer refreshes for FY21 are delayed until further notice.
    • Follow OSU recommended practices for Zoom meeting privacy.
    • Choose Zoom meetings over in-person meetings. Meet in-person only when necessary to support health requirements.