Confirm your decision.

Submit your Intent to Register form. For most students, this is due May 1 with your $200 advance tuition deposit (ATD).

Submit Intent to Register



Register for IntroDUCKtion.

Sign up for IntroDUCKtion on DuckWeb. For freshmen, registration opens on May 1 at 8:00 a.m. Pacfic Time.

Register for IntroDUCKtion


Claim your Duck ID.

Your Duck ID is your email address. This is the official way for the UO to communicate with you, and it allows you to access resources like campus Wi-Fi and the Canvas coursework software.

Claim Your Duck ID


Take your placement assessments.

Freshmen only: Take the required math placement assessment and the optional second-language placement assessment before arriving for IntroDUCKtion. This will help your advisor place you into classes that are at the right level.

Placement Assessments


Apply for housing.

Freshmen only: Incoming first-year undergraduate students live on campus at the University of Oregon. Learn more about the live-on requirement.

Apply for Housing


Upload a photo for your ID card.

We'll have it ready at IntroDUCKtion. To pick it up, you'll need to bring a government-issued ID (like a driver's license or passport).

Upload a Photo


Send your final transcripts.

Provide the Office of Admissions with an official final high school transcript that includes your graduation date. If we don't receive your transcript before classes start, we will place a hold on your course registration.

Send Your Transcripts


Download the apps you'll need.

 The UOregon App contains an interactive campus map, important campus contacts, and more. It's available to download on the iOS App Store and on Google Play

 Canvas, our coursework software, is available to download on the iOS App Store and on Google Play.

  Navigate is a mobile tool that helps students from orientation to graduation.

 Find jobs and internships on and off campus with Handshake. Download from the iOS App Store or Google Play.


Complete the Social and Academic Life survey.

All new students are expected to complete this survey about social and academic life at the UO. Your thoughts will be used to help improve this transition for future students. We will send the invitation to your email address about two weeks before your IntroDUCKtion session. This task should take no longer than 30 minutes.

Complete the Survey


Submit your immunization records.

Be sure to obtain and submit a digital copy of your immunization records online. Log in with your Duck ID, click on the "Upload" tab, and upload your document.

Submit Your Records

What to Bring

  • Your health insurance card.
  • Copies of your Advanced Placement scores, if available. These will help your academic advisor in case the university hasn’t received your scores yet.
  • Your UO transfer evaluation report if you have college credit from a previous institution.
  • A reusable water bottle because, yes, it gets hot in the summer.
  • Comfortable clothes for a variety of weather. It might rain, it might shine.
  • For two-day sessions, don't forget toiletries and personal essentials. We’ll provide blankets, pillows and towels.
  • If you're attending a two-day session, bring workout clothes for games & activities. You'll have an opportunity to enjoy our Student Recreation Center facilities.
    • Are you a runner? Don't forget your running shoes! During IntroDUCKtion you can take a running tour with our Ambassadors. It's a one-of-a-kind Oregon experience.
  • Spending money. You’ll be on your own for lunch on the second day of two-day sessions.
  • Your questions. IntroDUCKtion is an opportunity to learn about your university from the people who know it best - professional staff, professors, and current students. Be ready to ask anything and everything. Be ready for honest answers.

Are you a student on Tuition EquityEmail us to let us know so we can support you during your IntroDUCKtion session.