Welcome to START!

 

We are here on the website to assist you LIVE via chat. 
Just click on the bubble in the bottom right that says "we are here!"

Our webchat is open:

  • Tuesday September 7- Friday September 10 - 9am-7pm PST
  • Saturday September 11 - 9am-5pm PST
  • Monday September 13- Friday September 17 - 10am-4pm PST
  • We will then close for OSUWelcome and new staff training Monday September 20- Friday October 1
  • Our webchat will re-open the week of October 4.

The beaver raffle! Click here to learn more!

To sign up for new student socials, tours, and more Click Here

 

For a brief overview of your START Orientation Click Here

It's not too late!

While you can no longer sign-up for START 2021 through Beaver Basecamp, we want to help you get oriented to your new home. 
New incoming students who have paid their Advanced Tuition Deposit, or been exempt, should email our office at [email protected] for connection and support.

Be sure to include your name, student ID number, and major when emailing us from your OSU email address!

 

 

First-Year Student START Orientation

  • Completing the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment
  • Attending Required Events including:
    • First-Year University Welcome
    • College Welcome (Synchronous or Asynchronous)
    • First-Year Small Group
  • Advising session(s)
  • Attending Optional Events including:
    • University Resource Fair
    • Virtual Campus Tours
    • Experience Groups
    • Student Social Events
    • UHDS Presentation
    • Dollars and Sense Presentation

Transfer Student START Orientation

  • Completing the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment

  • Attending Required Events including:
    • Transfer University Welcome
    • College Welcome (Synchronous or Asynchronous)
    • Transfer Small Group
  • Advising session(s)
  • Attending Optional Events including:
    • University Resource Fair
    • Virtual Campus Tours
    • Experience Groups
    • Student Social Events
    • UHDS Presentation
    • Dollars and Sense Presentation