1. Get Admitted to OSU-Cascades
Confirm your student status
You are considered a transfer student if you have 36 or more transferable credit hours and have obtained a high school diploma or equivalent more than a year ago. Learn more about transfer admissions.
Submit your application
Complete and submit your application for admission to OSU-Cascades.
Make an ONID Account
Once you have been admitted (including students enrolled in the Degree Partnership Program) you’ll receive an OSU Network ID (ONID) account. Your ONID serves as your university email address and as a login credential for university services.
Go to the ONID website to activate your account; select “Sign Up for ONID” on the left-hand side.
2. Research Your Options
What are your living and dining preferences?
What room and bathroom styles are you looking for? Explore your options
Which dining plan suits your needs?
Which room types fit your budget?
Take a look at our rates for cost-comparison purposes.
3. Apply For Housing
Your application is your first step for on-campus housing; make sure you understand the application and contract. You will be asked to sign your room and dining contract later on in the process.
4. Deposit & Register
Pay Advance Tuition Deposit
Pay your Advance Tuition Deposit committing to Oregon State.
Get ready for Transfer START
New transfer students complete an online orientation before coming to campus to meet with an advisor and register for classes.
5. Room Assignment
Students must complete all items in Steps 1-4 before they can receive a room assignment.
Room assignments begin
All room assignments for Spring 2021 are currently being done by Residential Education and Housing staff. Check the myHousing portal or your ONID email regularly to see your assignment.
Room selection for new transfer students will take place in June 2021. Check the myHousing portal or your ONID email regularly for updates.