Application Fee for Admission (not refundable)—
Undergraduate — $60
Graduate — $60.00
Nondegree-Seeking Student — $30.00
Archiving Doctoral Thesis —
All doctoral candidates pay a minimum fee of $25, $80 if paying for copyright (optional), for archiving of the doctoral dissertation. See the Thesis Guide at http://oregonstate.edu/dept/grad_school/thesis.php.
Fee to audit a course is the same as regular fees in all classes.
Collection Fee — $10 to $60.00
If you are enrolled Fall term 2014 and do not enroll Winter term 2015 and you leave school owing the university money and collection proceedings are initiated, you may be assessed a service charge. For balances of $50 to $99.99, the fee is $10; for $100 to $499.99, the fee is $20; for $500 or more, the fee is $60.
Certain courses have additional fees. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for individual course fees.
Diploma Mailing Fee— $25.00 ($40.00 out of country)
Duplicate Diploma — $40.00
Assessed to cover the cost of special printing order and handling.
Examination for Credit—
$80.00 per exam
Examination for Waiver—
$80.00 per exam
FAX Service — $20.00 per request to fax documents.
Individual Music Lesson Fee —
Consult the Music office in the School of Arts and Communication.
Late Registration Change — $20.00 per course changed
There is no charge to change registration (add, drop, withdraw from a course, change credits, change grade option, or change to audit) by the stated deadlines. Each registration change after the stated deadlines will be charged a $20.00 late registration fee. This applies to any late add, late add to audit, late drop, late withdrawal from a course, late change in grading basis, or late change in course credit. If you initially register after the end of the second week of the term, you will be charged a $100.00 late registration fee, but the $20.00 fee is not charged when the $100.00 late registration fee is charged. For any registration change thereafter, however, you will be charged the $20.00 fee.
Late Registration Fees — $50.00 and $100.00
A late registration fee of $50.00 will be assessed for all initial registrations during the first two weeks of classes. For registrations approved after the first two weeks of classes (i.e., after the end of the late registration period) a late fee of $100.00 will be assessed.
Library Fines and Fees
- Overdue fine for circulating books is $0.25 per day.
- Overdue fine for Reserve Book Room material checkout:
- Two-hour material, $2.00 per hour.
- Two-day material, $2.00 per day.
Borrowers failing to return material within 42 days of the due date are charged the replacement cost of items (a generalized replacement cost of $70 for books, $140 for Reserve and AV materials). When such items are returned before the replacement has been ordered, the replacement cost will be refunded, and the borrower is only charged the amount of the fine (not to exceed the replacement cost). When such items are returned after replacement items have been ordered, no refund will be made. A charge at cost, to be determined by the library, may be made for repair or replacement of damaged or mutilated library material.
PELP Fee (Undergraduate Planned Educational Leave Program) — $25.00
Non-refundable application fee allows an undergraduate student to maintain their official standing as a student at OSU and reserves the student’s right to keep their original academic catalog active during their absence.
Readmission Fee: Undergraduate — $25.00
Required after an absence of one year. See "Eligibility to Register" in the How to Register section for details.
Reinstatement Fee — $50.00
If a student’s registration is canceled for failure to comply with the regulations of the institution, but is later allowed to continue work in the same term, the student must pay the reinstatement fee.
Readmission Fee: Graduate — $60.00
Required after an absence of one term. See "Registration Requirements" in the Graduate School section of the catalog.
Returned Check Fee — $25.00
If a check is returned because of any irregularity for which the student is responsible, a fine of $25.00 will be charged.
Replacement ID Card Fee — $25.00
Senior Citizen Fee — for special materials only
Persons 65 or older may attend class on a noncredit, space-available basis.
Service Fee for International Programs —
A $325.00 per term administrative management fee will be charged for international students supported under contractual arrangement with sponsoring agencies or entities requiring special administrative or management services beyond those normally provided. This program and finance fee will be assessed for these international student programs that are administered and managed by the International Student and Faculty Services office.
Special Examination Fee —
See examination for credit/waiver in the list above.
Staff Fee (except staff auditors) — 30 percent of resident undergraduate tuition
Staff members or their dependents may register for courses at 30 percent of the per credit resident undergraduate tuition. Academic, professional, and classified employees whose appointment is equivalent to 0.50 or more may take up to 12 credits a term at this rate. Payment of the staff fee entitles the staff members to instructional and library privileges only. The fee is not refundable. The applicable course fees and resources fees are charged at 100 percent, and family members are subject to other mandatory enrollment fees. Eligibility for the staff rate must be approved by the Office of Human Resources.
If you are intending to enroll for course work at another state university in Oregon, you must submit the staff fee privileges approval form to OSU-HR two days prior to the first day of classes.
If you are transferring the staff fee privilege to your dependent, and they are intending to enroll for course work at another state university in Oregon, you must submit the staff fee privileges approval form to OSU-HR two weeks prior to the first day of classes.
Staff fees are nonrefundable.
Stop Payment Fee — $15.00
Fee assessed when the payee of an OSU check requests a stop payment order.
Student ID Card Services Fee — $20.00
Charged to all new and readmitted students their first term after admission or readmission. Ecampus students are not charged this fee unless they request an ID card (ID.Center@oregonstate.edu) or attend an on-campus class.
Transcripts — $10.00 or no fee, depending on delivery method
Official electronic transcripts or E-transcripts (PDF) are $10.00. Official paper transcripts and unofficial transcripts are free. Instructions on how to order transcripts are available at http://oregonstate.edu/registrar/transcripts. Please note that all obligations to OSU must be cleared before transcript orders can be processed.
Transcripts — Rush Order Fee $30.00 [This fee may be dropped soon.]
Rush ordering provides expedited service. The transcript is processed within two hours and can be collected from the Registrar’s Office or will be sent by standard first-class mail. Rush requests for transcripts to be mailed must be received in the Registrar’s Office by noon Monday–Friday in order to be mailed the same day. Please note that the rush order does not include express delivery (which is an extra charge) and if you need a transcript quickly, ordering an E-transcript (PDF) is the most efficient service.
Verification of Enrollment Fee — $15.00 per verification
See Certification of Enrollment or Degree "You can do it on the Web" for other options.