Next Steps - Fall
If you have been admitted for fall term, click on the links below to complete your next steps and prepare for the beginning of your career at Southern Oregon University.
Admitted for winter, spring, or summer term? Click here for your next steps.
Submit the Enrollment Deposit
As soon as you are admitted. Priority deposit deadline June 1.
Sign up for Raider Registration
As soon as you have decided you want to attend Southern Oregon University, you will need to submit an enrollment deposit
. This will allow you to activate your student account and follow the next steps.
After you submit the enrollment deposit.
Submit Final Transcripts/Missing Materials
If you are enrolling at SOU for the fall term, your next step after paying the enrollment deposit is to sign up for Raider Registration
As soon as they are available.
Submit the Housing Application
After graduating high school or completing college work, send the Office of Admissions your final official transcripts as soon as they are available. Also refer to your admission Needs Letter and send us any missing materials (transcripts, test scores, etc.). Only when all outstanding documents are received will your admission decision become final.
As soon as you are admitted.
Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships
Submit Immunization and Health History Forms
Submit your Housing Application
to reserve a room in our residence halls. Check out the Residence Hall and Family Housing options.
Before fall classes begin
Pre-Order Your Textbooks
Attend New Student Orientation
SOU’s Student Health and Wellness Center will mail you information about immunization and health history requirements. These forms are required to help SOU meet your health needs. Without these forms on file, you will not be able to register for classes. The immunization form is available here
The week before classes begin in the fall New Student Orientation
Pay Your Tuition and Fees
is held the week prior to the start of classes in the fall.
By the first Friday of the term.
Update Us on Any Changes
Payment is always due by the first Friday of the term. No advance payment is needed. Other payment arrangements can be made through the Enrollment Services Center
If you have changed your address, phone number, email address, etc., since applying, update the Office of Admissions so you can continue to receive important information.
Change of Application
If you have submitted an application and wish to change your term of entry, change your area of academic interest, or cancel your application, submit the Change of Application Status
Check out the Academic Calendar
for term start dates!