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:


Log in to the status portal

Use the button below to log in, or reset your password if you forgot it.

Status Portal


Confirm your intent to register

Click the Intent to Register link in the Forms section of the page. If you qualify for a deferral or exemption of the deposit, it will appear on the form.


 Pay the deposit

The advance tuition deposit (ATD) costs $200 and can be paid via electronic check (no fee) or a debit or credit card (2.45 percent fee). You'll see this listed in the Payment Due section of the portal.

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