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 MySOU Account
To activate your MySOU account, go to my.sou.edu and select "Students-Activate Your Account".
Submit the Enrollment Deposit
The $300 enrollment deposit can be paid to the Office of Admissions at sou.edu/deposit.
Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships
Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.gov 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 sou.edu/housing.
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 rr.sou.edu.
Order Your Textbooks
As soon as you are registered for classes, you can reserve your textbooks online through our bookstore at sou.edu/bookstore.
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 sou.edu/admissions.
Submit Health History Form and Immunization Records
For more information and to submit the forms, please visit sou.edu/health.
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 sou.edu/enrollment/cost.
Check out the Academic Calendar for term start dates!