Car Tags

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Welcome to your information source regarding OSU’s official collegiate license plate program, known as the OSU car tag. The OSU car tag is currently available to alumni living in Oklahoma or Texas. An OSU car tag not only displays your Cowboy pride, but also serves as an investment in the university’s future.

There are thousands of OSU car tags are on the roads today in Oklahoma. The tag is a partnership between the Alumni Association and the Oklahoma Tax Commission and raises funds to support student scholarships.


The second edition tag features OSU’s signature orange in the background along with an updated version of the school’s mascot, Pistol Pete. The words “Oklahoma” and “State” are now displayed on the tag using the university’s font. OSU car tags can be ordered either with a predetermined numerical sequence or personalized with up to five characters.

Cost and Ordering

  • First Year: $38
  • Renewals $36
  • Replacement: $38 (includes renewal)
If you are an existing OSU car tag owner and would like to keep your existing numbers or phrase but get the new tag design, you may do so by ordering a replacement tag for $38, which includes a renewal.

Both pre-numbered and personalized tags are available. Download an order form to order a new or replacement tag. Pre-numbered tags may also be purchased at Oklahoma tag agencies. Visit our FAQ page for more information.

Scholarship Impact

With $20 from each OSU tag purchase going to support student scholarships at Oklahoma State University, the OSU car tag is more than a method to showcase a driver’s school spirit. The funds are matched with scholarship dollars raised by Oklahoma chapters of the OSU Alumni Association doubling their impact.

More than 30,000 alumni in the state of Texas can now purchase an OSU car tag for their vehicle. The plate is a partnership between the Alumni Association and MyPlates, which produces a wide variety of specialty tags for Texas drivers.


OSU alumni and fans can proudly point to a brighter orange text spelling out Texas along the top and Oklahoma State along the bottom of the car tag. OSU's mascot Pistol Pete is also prominently featured on the left side of the car tag.

Cost and Ordering

  • One Year: $55 | $85 personalized
  • Five Years (Save 29%): $195 | $225 personalized
  • Ten Years (Save 46%): $295 | $325 personalized
The Texas OSU license plate can be ordered from My Plates online at or by phone at 888.7MY.PLATES (888.769.7528). Plates are also available to order from local county tax assessor offices.

Scholarship Impact

Ten percent of the cost of each plate will be returned to the Alumni Association and matched with funds raised by our North Texas and Houston OSU Alumni Chapters to support scholarships for OSU-bound students from the Lone Star State.

Did You Know?

Over the past 10 years, more than $1.5 million in scholarships has been awarded to OSU freshmen from Oklahoma and Texas with support from both states' OSU alumni chapters and the car tag fund. That’s a feel-good purchase to be proud of — and one that looks great to boot.