Getting started on your housing application

All students are eligible for on-campus housing. The housing application will ask questions about yourself and your living and dining preferences to help determine your best fit for on-campus housing.


Ready to apply? Let's get started.

What type of student are you?

1. Get Admitted to OSU-Cascades

Submit your application

Complete and submit your application for admission to OSU-Cascades

Keep in mind Important Application Dates

Register Your ONID Account

Once you have been admitted  (including students enrolled in the Degree Partnership Program) you’ll receive an Oregon Network ID (ONID) account. Your ONID serves as your university email address and as a log-in credential for university services.

Go to the ONID website to activate your account; select “Sign Up for ONID” on the left hand side.

Learn about living on campus

Review OSU-Cascades' First Year Experience and Live-On Policy.


2. Research Your Options

Which room types fit your budget?

Take a look at our rates for cost-comparison purposes. Rates for 2020-21 academic year will be published in spring 2020.

What are your living and dining preferences?

What room types or bathroom styles are you looking for? Explore your options (Be aware that some options, such as single rooms, have very limited availability).

Which dining plan suits your needs?


3. Apply For Housing

The fall housing application will be available in early February.

Your application is also your contract; make sure you understand the application and contract before you complete it.

Apply through the MyUHDS Web portal

The earlier you complete your application, the better your chances are of receiving your top choices.

Select your top choices for buildings and dining plan. You can return to the application to update your answers without affecting your application completion date.

Apply through MyUHDS.


4. Deposit & Register

Pay Advance Tuition Deposit

Pay your Advance Tuition Deposit committing to OSU-Cascades.

Get ready for START

Before you can receive a room assignment, you must register for a Cascades START orientation session.


5. Room Assignment

All Done?

Students must complete all items in Steps 1-4 before they can receive a room assignment.

Room assignments begin

Room assignments will begin in June 2020 for students who completed their application by May 1, 2020. You will receive a room assignment based on how early you completed your application. Students who did not complete the application by May 1, 2020, will receive room assignments later in the summer.




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