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Next Steps for Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to Southern Oregon University! Follow the steps below to prepare for the beginning of your career at SOU.

Activate Your InsideSOU Account (formerly MySOU)
To activate your InsideSOU account, go to and select "Students-Activate Your Account" from the right-side "Account Help" section.

Submit the Enrollment Deposit
The $300 enrollment deposit can be paid to the Office of Admissions at

Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships
Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at by March 1st.  To be considered for SOU scholarships, be sure to complete the Southern Online Scholarship Application (SOSA).

Submit the Housing Application
Submit your housing application to reserve a room in our residence halls. Check out the residence hall and family housing options at

Sign up for Raider Orientation and Registration (ROAR)
All newly admitted students will be expected to attend a ROAR event. You will have the opportunity to meet with and academic advisor, and schedule your classes. For more details on activities, dates, and how to sign up, please visit

Order Your Textbooks
As soon as you are registered for classes, you can reserve your textbooks online through our bookstore at

Submit Final Documents
After graduating high school or completing college work, send the Office of Admissions your final official transcripts as soon as they are available. See

Submit Health History Form and Immunization Records
For more information and to submit the forms, please visit

Pay Your Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fees are due once classes start. To estimate your costs of attendance, please visit our online calculators at

Check out the Academic Calendar for term start dates!