Before registering for any classes, it is essential that you know what courses you need to take for your degree at OSU. If you are a new or currently admitted OSU student, you must attend a START orientation program before you enroll in courses. If you will be admitted as a distance degree student, you will need to complete the Ecampus Online Oreintation program. International students should contact International Student Advising and Services (ISAS) at 541-737-6310.

Advising Resources for DPP Students:

Step 1: Understand OSU's academic structure, and the main components of an OSU degree.

Step 2: Log into MyDegrees so you can see what specific courses you need to take for your major. You can also use these resources:

Step 3: Connect with your OSU advisor if you have any specific questions on your major. Find a list of college advisors contacts to get connected.

Step 4: Wanting to take some of your required courses at your partner school? Find out how your partner school's credits transfer in to OSU.

  • Credits from Oregon Institutions: 
    • For credits from Oregon colleges or universities, you can use our Articulation Tables.  
    • For two year colleges in Oregon and Hawaii, consult our Baccalaureate Core Equivalency Guide for Baccalaureate Core courses only (OSU’s general education requirements).
    • Transfer guides also provide course equivalency information between OSU and Oregon community colleges.
  • Create a transcript of your domestic transfer credits from inside and outside of Oregon:

* Learn about advanced credit information!

Want to take all of your courses at your partner school? No problem!

You have 10 terms before you need to start taking classes at OSU. It is important to know that in order to get locked into a set of OSU Catalog Requirements for a specific major, students need to take at least one OSU class. DPP students may want to consider

Use advising resources while taking courses at your community college so you know that you are taking courses that will transfer and count towards your OSU degree.

Transfer guides:

For important academic information and deadlines, view our OSU Academic Calendar.