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Important Dates and Deadlines

At Oklahoma State, we want to encourage you to apply early to give yourself the best opportunities for early housing selection and scholarship consideration. These important dates will help you stay on track as you work to become an OSU Cowboy.

July 1

Application process opens: Students who have completed their junior year in high school, or transfer students, can begin applying for the following year.

December 1

Housing application opens: Admitted students can complete their housing application to secure a place in line to pick rooms.

Friday before the first day of spring classes begin at OSU

Final Scholarship Deadline (Students entering in spring semester): Last day to submit application materials, such as updated test scores or transcripts, for final scholarship consideration.

February 1

Priority Scholarship Deadline (Students entering in fall semester): Most international scholarships are available to students regardless of when they apply. However, you must submit all application materials (including essays) by Feb. 1 to guarantee you're considered for ALL OSU scholarships.

February 1

New Student Orientation & Enrollment Registration opens: Admitted students can begin signing up for a New Student Orientation & Enrollment session. During your session, you will meet with academic advisers, confirm your academic college and major, enroll in classes, meet other new students and learn about campus resources. Orientation is mandatory and two sessions are available for international students. 


Housing selection opens: Admitted students who have completed their housing application will be allowed to select a room in the order their housing application was received. Students will receive notification of their selection date through Residential Life.

May 1

Housing refund deadline: Last day to cancel a housing application and receive a partial refund.

Application Deadlines:

All application materials and documents, such as updated test scores or transcripts, must be submitted by these deadlines for final consideration.

Semester Deadlines for applicants NOT living in the U.S.  Deadlines for applicants CURRENTLY living in the U.S.
Fall June 1 July 1
Spring November 1 December 1
Summer March 1 May 1