Watch this video to learn more about locking your bike.
It's not required to register your bike at OSU, but it's a good idea. Registering your bike makes it easier for law enforcement agencies to return it to you if it's stolen. Both OSU's Department of Public Safety and the Corvallis Police Department use Project 529, a national online bike registration, reporting, and recovery site.
When you register your bike, it's best if you know your bike's serial number. Read more about how to find your bike's serial number.