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
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.