Campus Tour

We encourage you to visit OSU-Cascades in Bend to get a feel for the campus and area atmosphere. We offer a guided walking tour of campus led by a current student.

Group Tour

For groups like ASPIRE, AVID, GEAR UP, TRiO, and high school or community college groups. We offer groups larger than 10 a guided walking tour of campus and a general information session about the university.

Open House Programs

We have preview days during the year to provide you an in-depth look at OSU-Cascades. You'll have the opportunity to meet with current students, learn about the admissions process, explore different academic interests, find out about our on-campus living options, and much more.

Nothing beats a visit to OSU's Bend campus. Take a tour, check out our beautiful new housing, and eat fresh, local food in the Beaver Dam.

Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is located on the first floor of the residence hall building on the OSU-Cascades campus.

Welcome Center & Gear Store Hours effective March 14, 2020

Closed except by appointment.


1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, Oregon 97702
Phone: 541-322-3119

Campus Map


The most convenient parking for the Welcome Center is the southwest side of the campus lot (closest to Century Drive). Please choose any parking space not marked. Visitors to the gear store may use the 20 minute parking spots next to the residence hall.

The Office of Admissions would love to pay for your campus parking on the day of your tour. If you know the vehicle you will be using to travel to campus, please email the license plate number to If not, please arrive with your license plate information and give to your student TOUR Ambassador.

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