2019-2020 Academic Year

Please note: All application dates and events begin at 9:00 am Pacific Time on the day they are scheduled unless otherwise indicated.

New Students

(entering OSU-Cascades for the first time in Fall 2019)

  • February 1, 2019: Fall 2019 new student housing application available (opens at 9 a.m. Pacific Standard Time).  
  • May 1, 2019: Advanced Tuition Deposit (ATD) deadline for OSU and the deadline to fill out an application if you wish to select your own roommate. Paying the ATD is required before you can receive a room assignment.
    • *Roommate matching is available from May 1-31, 2019.
  • May 31, 2019: Roommates must be confirmed by this date.
  • June 2019 - September 2019: Room assignments will be made for incoming students during this time period. Students will be assigned rooms based on the following criteria:
    • date of completion of the housing application and contract,
    • eligibility criteria for communities,
    • and completing all necessary steps to confirm attendance at OSU-Cascades (including START registration).
    • The first round of room assignment notifications will be sent via email on June 28, 2019, and will be sent roughly every two weeks thereafter based on space availability and students' housing application completion date.
  • September 22, 2019: Move-in Day!


Returning Students

(Current OSU-Cascades students seeking campus housing for Fall 2019)

  • January 15, 2019: Fall 2019 returning student housing application available (opens at 9 a.m. Pacific Standard Time).
  • February 1, 2019: Student can fill out roommate matching profile and search for roommates and suitemates.
  • March 31, 2019:  Priority application deadline.
    • Returning students who apply by this date are eligible to select their own on-campus living space for the following year.
    • Last day for returning students to confirm roommates or suitemates for Fall 2019.
    • Returning student housing applications will still be accepted after this date, but housing staff will assign rooms and roommates for later applicants.
  • April 10, 2019: Current OSU students with completed housing applications will receive a date and time to select a room for fall.
  • April 15-30, 2019: Current OSU students can select their campus housing for 2019-20, based on the date and time they received on April 10.*
  • May 15, 2019:
    • Current OSU student contract cancellation deadline for 2019-20. Students who cancel their contract after May 15, 2019, are held to the policies listed in the contract.
    • Unitl August 23, current students who sign up for housing after May 15, will have two (2) weeks (14 calendar days) from the date they contract for a room to cancel their housing without incurring a Cancellation fee.
  • May 16-September 2019: Students who apply for housing after March 31, 2019 can still receive on-campus housing. Housing assignments will be offered on a rolling basis through September 2019. See your housing contract for details on accepting or declining an assignment, as well as the cancellation policy.
    • NOTE: The current student housing application will not be available during the month of June 2019
  • September 22, 2019: Move-in Day!

*A $50 contract signing fee will be billed to student accounts in September after a room has been selected or assigned.