COVID-19 impact

This page contains information specific to OSU Cashier’s, Student Finance and Payroll Offices. For official information from Oregon State University, see COVID-19 Updates and Information

Starting March 18, 2020 until further notice, the Cashier’s, Student Finance and Payroll service windows in the lobby of the Kerr Administration Building will be closed, however staff will be working remotely and limited hours on-site to provide services, with some changes:

The Cashier’s Office drop box in the lobby will be used for accepting all in-person deposits and payments.  The drop box is secured, is in view of security cameras, and deposits will be retrieved multiple times throughout the day.  Should you have a large volume deposit that would not fit into the secured drop box, please contact the Cashier’s Office at for a deposit appointment. 

Please visit the COVID-19 impact page for

Information for Students
Information for Employees
Temporary Guidelines for Departmental Deposits

Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management

is a unit within Business Affairs which falls under University Finance and Administration. We support the University mission by providing effective management of OSU's resources.


The Business Affairs Office views electronic commerce as a natural extension of the business processes already conducted by the University. We encourage colleges and auxiliary departments to utilize electronic commerce to improve services and reduce costs to students, faculty, staff, and the public. Electronic commerce includes all business transactions accomplished using an electronic medium.

Welcome Parents!

We are proud to welcome you to OSU! We know that although the next few months will undoubtedly be very exciting for you and your student it can be a bit confusing as well. This page addresses the most common concerns of parents of incoming students.