When do I meet with an advisor and register for my classes?
Where can I find a class schedule?
Will I receive a catalog for my academic year?
After submitting their enrollment deposit, students enrolling in the fall will see an advisor and register for classes at one of our Raider Orientation Registration events. Students enrolling in the winter, spring, or summer terms will schedule an appointment with an advisor after submitting their enrollment deposit
When do I know how much financial aid I will receive?
When do I know how much I owe for tuition, and when do I submit payment?
In an effort to be a greener campus, SOU no longer prints catalogs. The catalog can be found on our website at catalog.sou.edu
Which of my previous credits are transferable to SOU?
You can view an estimated calculation of tuition and fees prior to registering for classes by using the tuition calculator
. After you register, the Enrollment Services Center will mail a statement to you. If you have questions concerning your tuition statement or payment options, contact the Enrollment Services Center at 541-552-6600.
When will my residence hall room and roommate be assigned?
Newly-admitted students with college credit will receive an Advanced Standing Report (ASR), which lists the credits that transferred to SOU and how they were articulated. A transfer credit resource is also available on our website at sou.edu/admissions/transfer
When is my SOU email account activated?
Room and roommate assignments are emailed out by the first week of August. Incoming students are typically allowed to move in the Thursday before classes begin. This date can change, so check your email for updates. If you have not yet submitted the housing application, you can do so at sou.edu/housing
Students beginning in the fall will receive their email information at Raider Orientation Registration. For all other terms, students will receive email information at their advising appointment.
Is there a convenient one-stop place where I can keep my administrative tasks in order?
What is the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)?
is a helpful resource for SOU students to access their financial account, email, grades, class registration, transcript requests, and other campus information. Students will receive access to MySOU after submitting the enrollment deposit.
My letter says I am a Non-Resident for tuition purposes; what does this mean?
is a scholarship for select incoming students from the 14 western states.
I am a veteran or a dependent of a veteran; how do I access my benefits?
This classification determines tuition. Out-of-state students receiving WUE or other tuition reduction scholarships will be classified as “Non-Resident”. For further questions concerning residency, visit sou.edu/admissions/residency
SOU’s Veterans’ Representative is available in Academic Support Programs at 541-552-6213.
What support programs are available for students?
Are there clubs and organizations I can be involved with on campus?
In addition to advising, Academic Support Programs provide services to students with learning differences or physical limitations, as well as first generation or low-income students who need academic assistance. Other types of support include math tutoring, a writing center, and study skills courses. For more information, visit sou.edu/access