Staying Connected with OSU

Identification Cards

Retirees may apply for ID cards at the ID Center. Acquiring an OSU ID will help simplify your ability to receive many other campus services.

Parking on Campus

Parking permits are available for retirees and may be purchased at the Parking Office.

Enrolling in Classes

Retirees continue to be eligible to enroll in OSU classes at staff rates if your last FTE on record is .5 or greater. The rate applies only if you are taking the class for credit. You may audit classes at no charge with the instructor’s consent.

Athletic Tickets

For information call toll-free 1-800-GO BEAVS (462-3287) or (541) 737-4455. Visit the OSU Beavers website.

OSU Bookstore

With an OSU retired staff ID card, you are eligible to receive faculty discounts. This discount applies to purchases made on the book (lower) level only.


E-mail privileges are available for emeritus faculty. Please contact Information Services (IS) at the Valley Library circulation desk at (541) 737-3474 or visit the ONID website.

Effective June 1, 2017: Retiree e-mail ([email protected]) privileges are available to non-Emeritus employees who retired and have 25 years of service with Oregon State University. Employees that retired prior to June 1, 2017 with 25 years of service may also request an OSU retiree email. To set up an OSU retiree email, visit the knowledge base "Retiree Email" category.

OSU Today

OSU Today is delivered to your email each morning. Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs.

Faculty/Staff Fitness Program

Retirees may enroll in classes offered through the Faculty/Staff Fitness Program.

Department of Recreational Sports

Retirees may purchase memberships to use other recreational facilities such as Dixon Recreation Center. Memberships are available by the term, year, or day at regular staff rates when you present your OSU ID card.

Oregon State University Retirement Association (OSURA)

Faulty and Staff members retiring from OSU are invited to join the Oregon State University Retirement Association (OSURA). OSURA promotes engagement among OSU retirees and between retirees and the University by providing information, programs, scholarships and volunteer service opportunities that contribute to a rewarding retirement and that support the University’s mission.

OSU Alumni Association

Retirees are eligible to join the OSU Alumni Association. For a description of fees and benefits visit the OSU Alumni Association.

Valley Library

Retired faculty and staff may purchase a library card at the circulation desk as long as they have an OSU ID card. Emeritus faculty receives regular faculty library privileges without having to purchase a library card.

OSU Master Calendar

Contains a full list of all OSU events. Additional information about OSU events, activities and programs can be found on the OSU home page.