Become a Duck

Confirm Your Decision

It's time to make one of the biggest decisions of your life. Complete this last step, and you've secured your spot in the class. You've worked hard to get here. We can't wait to welcome you into the Oregon community.

How to become a Duck

It's pretty simple: tell us if you're accepting your offer of admission and pay or defer your deposit. Here are the step-by-step details:


Check your admission status

Use the button to log in, or reset your password, and check on your application status.

Status Portal


Tell us you're coming

Complete the Intent to Register form in the application status portal to accept your offer of admission. If you qualify for a deferral or exemption of the deposit, your form will say this.


 Pay the deposit

The $200 advance tuition deposit goes toward your tuition in your first quarter and can be paid by electronic check or credit card.

Not convinced yet?

The best way to know if the UO is right for you is to experience it for yourself. From the large-scale feel of an online campus visit or the close connection of a one-on-one meeting, there's something for every future Duck.

Visit campus

There’s something special about this place. We’re at the heart of rivers and mountains and wild coastline, in a vibrant town that’s not too big, not too small. Our campus is a literal arboretum, lush and green, and it buzzes with excitement and energy. We like to think it’s pretty perfect. So come for a visit and let us show you why.

Plan Your Visit

Get connected virtually

There are so many ways to find out what it's like to be a Duck. Stay connected with a one-on-one meetup or explore our digital resources to imagine your life on campus.

One-on-One Meetups

Our team of admissions counselors and student ambassadors are available to schedule one-on-one Zoom meetings. Let us know what you're wondering about, and we'll customize each session to your needs and answer all of your questions about your transition to the UO.

Meet With Us

Digital Resources

Plenty of UO resources exist online, and we wanted to gather them all here for you to explore. From our YouTube playlist just for admitted students, to our Instagram filters, to our plethora of 360 VR content, there's plenty of ways to experience your future life as a Duck.

Explore the UO