Newly Admitted & Returning Students

Congratulations on being admitted to Oregon State University! Our getting-started guides list important things to do before you start classes.

Degree-seeking undergraduate students (including postbacc students)

Use this guide if you were admitted to Oregon State as a first-year student, transfer student, or postbaccalaureate student and you are seeking an undergraduate degree (such as a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree).

Undergraduate getting-started guide

Returning students

Use this guide if you are returning to Oregon State after being absent for four or more terms (not including summer terms) and are seeking an undergraduate degree.

Returning students getting-started guide

Degree and certificate-seeking graduate students

Use this guide if you were admitted to Oregon State as a graduate student and you are seeking a graduate degree (such as a master of science or doctor of philosophy degree), or a full graduate certificate (such as the graduate certificate in data analytics or public health)

Graduate getting-started guide

Nondegree-seeking students

Use this guide if you were admitted to Oregon State with nondegree enrollment status. Nondegree status is for students who are taking one or two courses but do not intend to seek a degree from Oregon State.

Nondegree getting-started guide

Call us for help

Please call us at 800-667-1465 option #1 if you need help or clarification on your status as a student.

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