Welcome to OSU!

The Office of the Registrar houses your Veterans and Military Certifying Team.

We are here to:
  • Help you get started with VA and Military benefits at OSU
  • Certify your enrollment each term
  • Approve your veteran priority registration
  • Answer questions about VA and Military education benefits
  • Partner with the Military and Veteran Resource Advisor to provide START sessions regarding your benefits
  • Partner with Business Affairs to follow up on VA payment issues

Step 1:

 Apply to OSU

Admission Fee waiver available for undergraduate admissions for current service members and veterans.  Click on “Request Fee Waiver” in application.

Current service members, veterans, and dependents using VA education benefits may be exempt from paying the Advanced Tuition Deposit with appropriate documentation.

Visit the Undergraduate Admissions webpage for additional information.

Submit military transcripts for credit evaluation.

Visit the Admissions Credit Opportunities webpage for additional information.

Step 2:

Apply for Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Apply for In-state Tuition Rates

Applications for in-state tuition must be received by the last day to drop with a 100% refund for the term, as published in the Academic Calendar.

In-State tuition rates are not applicable to Ecampus courses because the charges are the same for resident and non-resident students.

Additional Benefits Available for Oregon residents

Step 3: 

Apply for VA Education Benefits

If VA education benefits were received at a different institution, complete the Request for Change of Program or Place of Training through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


Apply for Military Tuition Assistance (applicable to service members only).

TA DECIDE Program 

DANTES DoD VolEd Program

Step 4:

VA & Military Benefits Intake Survey

Complete Oregon State’s VA and Military Benefits Intake Survey to submit your benefit documents

Contact the Veteran & Military Certifying officials at [email protected] with your questions about benefits.

Use this QR code to access this page on your phone and use your camera to snap a photo of your verification to complete the intake survey

Step 5:

Register for START Orientation

OSU-Cascade students:

Cascades START

OSU Ecampus students: (No on-campus orientation is required)

Ecampus Online Orientation