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Move-in DayWelcome to campus! 

With 'what to bring' and 'what not to bring,' the Residential Life move-in guide will give you an idea of the necessities you need to bring with you as you move onto campus.


Rock the Block

Fun in the sun!
Join the Residence Halls Association (RHA), the Department of Housing and Residential Life and the Department of Wellness in the Colvin Center and on the front lawn. Inside will be a myriad of intramural sport and club teams to answer your questions about their organization. Outside will be food, games and a petting zoo. Learn about how physical wellness is one of the many aspects to a positive college experience.

Class Photo

What shape will your class be?
From year-to-year the class photo has become one of the most anticipated events to attend. Not only is every class photo different, it's also a secret. Cowboy Welcome leaders plan, map out and reveal the design. Be sure to attend New Student Convocation and wear orange! The class photo will be immediately following.

Library House Party

Edmon Low is no ordinary library.
The library is no longer just about books! With reservable study rooms, a café, 3-D printing, rentable electronics, tablets and computers, there is sure to be something new you can discover in Edmon Low. The house party allows you to discover the possibilities and make friends by playing games, dancing and snacking at this open house event.


Excitement is building as you begin your journey at OSU.
You will get Phired Up about the impact you can have at OSU! Connect with your classmates through some one-on-one networking. you will make new friends, discover leadership skills and learn about your potential as a member of the Cowboy family.

Making Connections

Student Organization Fair

With more than 500 student organizations, there are plenty of ways to make lifelong friends and get involved on campus. Join us for the student organization fair in the Student Union to learn about all of your options. Visit CampusLink to view all of our student organizations.

student organization fair

Cops and a Cookout

The OSU Police Department will be serving free burgers outside of the Student Union and Classroom Building. Chief Leon Jones and the team want to meet you and share resources available to you as a student to keep you safe. Look for the flashing lights and grill! Learn more about safety while on campus.

cops and a cookout

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