Finding Your Way on Campus

Students in Dorm Room


University Housing and Dining can assist you with your housing (or lodging) needs while you are enrolled on the OSU campus in Corvallis this summer.

If you plan to take summer courses at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon and need housing, check out the Accommodations available on the coast.

ID Card Center (student IDs)

Student ID cards provide students with many conveniences and discounts from local businesses, in addition to identification needs on campus. You may also put money on this card for uses in campus eateries, entrance into the Dixon Recreation Center and free transportation on the Corvallis Transit System.

Check out the information on obtaining an OSU Student ID card.


The OSU Beaver Store provides textbooks, study guides and various supplies necessary for attending your courses. By ordering your textbooks online, you can specify whether you would prefer new or used textbooks.

But textbooks aren't the only thing the OSU Beaver Store has to offer. They also have an excellent selection of reference books, fiction, magazines/periodicals, OSU gifts and clothing, electronics, jewelery and more.

Campus Map

The OSU Campus Map is an interactive tool that can help you locate any building on campus. Just type the name of the building you are looking for in the search box and hit the enter key. The system will locate the building with an information bubble on the map and also offers similar named or associated buildings in a drop-down menu on the left-hand side of the screen under the search box.

To find this page from the OSU homepage, click the Maps link on menu bar on the right hand side of the page.


Parking permits, for students, staff, and visitors, are required in most lots throughout campus. Short-term metered parking is available in several on-campus locations. OSU Parking Services provides information about permit types, parking lot locations and free parking hours.

Be sure to read the information provided on the Parking Services website for all of your parking options.

Places to Eat

The OSU campus has many options available for dining on campus, view the Food at OSU page. If you prefer to eat off campus, there are many local eateries offering a variety of cuisines.

For on-campus options, check out the Memorial Union and campus Dining Services, including Arnold Center, McNary Central and Marketplace West.

For off-campus options, visit the Corvallis Tourism website for restaurants available throughout the local area.

Things To Do

Summer is a great time to get out and experience what Oregon has to offer, both locally and throughout the state. Check out Summer Session's Things to Do pages for some great recreation ideas and activities for your weekends and spare time.