If you have just been admitted to OSU, you should receive an email from your partner school telling you about next steps at their institution within 2 weeks of being admitted to OSU. If you would like to contact your partner school directly, view the contact lists here.

I am admitted to OSU as a DPP student and I am planning to attend OSU right away; now what?

1. Register for ONID

2. Confirm Enrollment

3. Register for a New Student Orientation

4. Updated transcripts to OSU

5. Financial Aid to-do

6. Identify OSU Resources

7. Immunization Records

8. Review DPP Advantages

9. Use MyOSU

Sign-up for ONID

Register for your ONID Account for access to your OSU email, login capabilities to OSU systems, and more.

Confirm Enrollment

Confirm your enrollment by paying your $200 Advanced Tuition Deposit: This allows us to create your student account and make plans for your arrival. It is not a fee. When you arrive on campus prior to the start of classes, your $200 ATD is applied to your tuition or any account balance you may have. If you identify with any of the following, you are not required to pay the ATD:

  • Active duty military and veteran
  • Have an expected family contribution (EFC) less-than $3000 (as determined by FAFSA)
  • Are a full ROTC scholarship
  • Are a student with a 50% or greater Athletic scholarship
  • SMILE, CAMP, EOP, or LSAMP sponsored student
  • OSU Presidential Scholarship recipient
  • Employees and immediate family members of OUS employees
  • Undocumented students

* If you are one of these students, contact Admissions: 541-737-4411 or toll-free: 800-291-4192!

Register for a mandatory new student orientation

Every OSU student is required to participate in an orientation before enrolling in courses. You will need to participate in the orientation prior to the term in which you plan on taking an OSU course. 

Register for an orientation early on, plan at least one-term in advance. Contact your advisor for any questions!

Updated Transcripts to OSU

Send any recent official transcripts to OSU's Admissions Office so we can honor any recent transfer credits here at OSU.

Office of Admissions
Oregon State University
104 Kerr Admin Bldg.
Corvallis, OR 97331 

Apply for financial aid every year

Make sure you fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and/or complete the Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA), available for Oregonian undocumented students. Both applications are available annually in October and you should complete them as soon as you can for maximum financial aid consideration.

Make sure you understand how financial aid works as a DPP student by watching this video!

Identify your OSU resources early

OSU has a variety of resources and services for the whole person. Start learning about them now! Find out what services you have access to even if not enrolled at OSU.

Submit Immunization Records

All on-campus students must submit health history and immunization information to Student Health Services. If they are not handed in, you may receive a student account hold, so plan ahead!

Review DPP Advantages

Make sure you understand and take full take advantage of your DPP student status and maximize the DPP experience.


Get familiar with and use your MyOSU as it permits you to conduct much of your business with the university. From MyOSU you may add/drop/withdraw courses, update your current mailing address, view unofficial transcripts, order official transcripts, view and pay your bills, access your personal information, review financial aid information, and much more.