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Admitted Students

Next Steps:
Students Admitted for Winter, Spring or Summer Terms

Admitted for fall term?

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


Submit the Enrollment Deposit
As soon as you are admitted.
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.


Contact Academic Support Programs for Advising and Registration
After you submit the enrollment deposit.
As soon as you submit your enrollment deposit, contact Academic Support Programs at 541-552-6213 to set up an appointment for academic advising and course registration.


Submit Final Transcripts/Missing Materials
As soon as they are available.
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.


Submit the Housing Application
As soon as you are admitted.
Submit your Housing Application to reserve a room in our residence halls. Check out the Residence Hall and Family Housing options.


Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships
FAFSA- Apply as early as January 1.
SOSA deadline- March 1
You must submit a FAFSA to be considered for financial aid at SOU. File your FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1. Also, be sure to complete the Southern Online Scholarship Application (SOSA) by March 1 to be considered for SOU scholarships.


Submit Immunization and Health History Forms
Before classes begin.
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.


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


Pay Your Tuition and Fees
By the first Friday of the term.
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.


Update Us on Any Changes
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, area of academic interest, or cancel your application, please submit the Change of Application Status form.


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