Welcome to START!

Our webchat is open from 10am-4pm PST Monday through Friday.

On days with START sessions, our webchat is open 7am-7pm PST.

Click on the icon in the bottom right corner to chat with us!

Registration for START for Fall 2022 Students is open now!

This screenshot shows how to find the Registration.  Under your OSU To-Do's in Beaver Basecamp, click "Register for START" to get started.

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Get Ready for Move in!

Check out University Housing and Dining's Move-in guide for more information

Move-in Guide

Orientation Dates for Incoming Summer and Fall 2022 Students

In person START sessions will be full days on campus with various activities and events. Virtual START sessions occur over a week, and mainly consist of asynchronous content to complete throughout the week of orientation.

June 23rd, 28th, 30th
July 1st, 10th, 12th, 19th, 21st, 23rd, 27th, 29th
August 9th, 15th
September 7th, 9th
June 25th
July 14th, 25th
August 12th

July 5th - July 9th

August 1st - August 6th

September 6th - 10th