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Beaver Basecamp is your admissions portal to review application status, confirm enrollment, view financial aid awards, apply for on-campus housing, register for START orientation and more. Basecamp is for applications submitted either at OSU or with Common Application. Beaver Basecamp provides a real time list/checklist of next steps so you know what you've completed on your way to enrolling at Oregon State.
Important: to authorize your parent/legal guardian to speak to OSU about your application status, use the 'Manage Contacts' button under 'Account Tools'.
(Necessary to access OSU online services.)
ONID provides prospective students access to financial aid and scholarship info, including OSU ScholarDollars.
DUO provides secure two-step mobile verification for your student records. (You need an ONID account before signing up for DUO)
Pay your Advance Tuition Deposit (ATD). You must confirm your enrollment and pay your ATD before you can participate in student orientation and course registration programming (START). Your $200 deposit allows OSU to begin planning for new students each term. Deposit waivers are offered to qualified students at the time they fill out the enrollment confirmation form (Step 3).
Both step 3 and step 4 must be completed by published deadlines (May 1 for new students entering in the Fall term; For Winter, Spring and Summer Terms, the ATD is refundable until three weeks before the start of the term) to secure your spot in the incoming class.
Some OSU scholarships are awarded based on the application for admission. Admitted students are eligible to apply for additional college and departmental scholarships after they have set up their ONID accounts.
To be considered for financial aid from federal and state sources, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
(START is required to register for term classes.)
START, OSU’s new student orientation and course registration program is available to students who have confirmed their enrollment by paying the $200 Advance Tuition Deposit (ATD) or who have received an ATD waiver/exemption. Details and updates can be found at https://newstudents.oregonstate.edu.
The Advanced Tuition Deposit (ATD) is a $200 deposit payment signifying a student’s commitment to Oregon State University. The ATD is a deposit, not a fee, which allows Oregon State to plan for our upcoming class. This deposit will be credited toward the student’s first term of enrollment.
The ATD is required in order to move forward with the matriculation process, which includes registering for START orientation and choosing housing options. Your $200 ATD is applied to your tuition or any account balance you may have. The enrollment deposit allows the University to more effectively plan for class offerings and student resources in preparation for the term. OSU's confirmation deadline is May 1, 2023 for the Fall 2023 term. For Winter, Spring and Summer Terms, the ATD is refundable until three weeks before the start of the term.
The following students are required to pay:
The following students not required to pay the ATD:
Service members, Veterans, and Veteran Dependents
Oregon State recognizes the members of the U.S. Armed Forces, veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, and ROTC scholarship recipients, by exempting them from paying the ATD. In order to be eligible for the ATD exemption, current military members serving on active duty need to submit a copy their most recent military orders, Enlisted Records Brief (ERB), Officer Records Brief (ORB), or scholarship paperwork. Veterans need to submit a copy of their DD-214. Students can submit them on Beaver Basecamp, email them to [email protected], or postal mail them to:
Office of Admissions
104 Kerr Administration Bldg.
Corvallis, OR 97331
Dependents who are using Veteran benefits for their tuition at OSU can qualify for an ATD exemption by contacting the Office of Admissions at [email protected] or 541-737-4411
OSU offers ATD exemptions to qualified low-income applicants based on FAFSA results. Students who qualify for these exemptions will be notified of how to confirm their enrollment without paying the ATD. You may also be eligible if any of the following describe you:
For Winter, Spring and Summer Terms, the ATD is refundable until three weeks before the start of the term. Refunds must be requested in writing to the Office of Admissions. The fall term deadline for ATD refunds is May 2.
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At the end of the 'Confirm Your Intent to Enroll' form, select the Submit button.
Using our new mobile application, you can take a walking tour of the Oregon State campus from your home or when you visit Corvallis. The Guidebook app is free and easy to use. Learn about OSU whenever it’s convenient for you!
We’re sorry that we can’t show you our campus in-person currently, but we have an outstanding virtual campus tour where we can show you some of our favorite spots at Oregon State University. This virtual tour is accessible 24/7, so click around whenever is convenient for you!