Campus Resources

Academic & Campus Life Resources


Provides information and assistance with applying to Portland State University.

Undergraduate Admissions
Room 101 Academic & Student Rec Center, 503-725-3511 or 800-547-8887

Graduate Admissions
Suite 184 Parkmill Building, 503-725-8410

Dean of Student Life

The Office of the Dean of Student Life is a resource for all students, faculty, and staff as they navigate Portland State. Our office serves as a reference point for those seeking to resolve issues of concern or advance initiatives designed to enhance the student experience.

Room 433 Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-4422

Degree Requirements

Students can get step-by-step information and answers to questions about how to apply for a degree at the Degree Requirements office or online.

Ground Floor Student Services Lounge, Fariborz Maseeh Hall, 503-725-3438

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Here you will find all the latest information and announcements that can impact your financial aid.

Fariborz Maseeh Hall, 503-725-3461 or 800-547-8887

Graduate School

The Graduate School is committed to student success by serving as the principal resource for students, faculty, and staff regarding graduate admission, graduate certificate and degree requirements, degree status, petition procedures, thesis and dissertation preparation, final oral examinations, eligibility of graduate assistants, and academic standing.

Suite 184 Parkmill Building, 1633 SW Park, 503-725-8410

Housing and Residence Life

Housing and Residence Life provides housing options for Portland State students while providing a unique living experience in Portland's urban environment through actively engaged residential communities that promote student success.

Suite 210 Broadway Building, 503-725-4370

If you are requesting accommodations in campus housing please visit the Disability Resource Center’s Accessible Housing webpage.

The Learning Center

The Learning Center offers free tutoring services for most 100- and 200-level courses. Their mission is to foster the learning process by empowering P.S.U. students to accomplish their academic and personal goals. In addition to helping you with your current coursework, our academic support services can assist you in developing effective learning strategies. Please utilize our resources to enhance your academic success.

2nd floor Millar Library, 1875 SW Park, 503-725-4448

Office of Information Technology (O.I.T.)

O.I.T. supports Portland State University's technology needs with a robust campus infrastructure that includes networks, telecommunications, servers and data storage, email and web services, and labs and classroom technologies. O.I.T. also provides technical support and training for Portland State University students.

Fariborz Maseeh Hall, 503-725-4357

Office of the Registrar

At the Registrar's office you can find out everything you need to know from registering for your first class at P.S.U. to ordering your final transcript with your degree earned.

Ground Floor Student Services Lounge, Fariborz Maseeh Hall, 503-725-3220

Student Financial Services

Student Financial Services assists students in understanding the many facets of their financial obligation to the University. We help students by providing timely information about student's financial accounts and recording payments.

Suite 130 Fariborz Maseeh Hall , 503-725-3440

Testing Services

Testing Services through the Learning Center supports students with exceptional, accessible, and comprehensive testing services.

2nd floor Millar Library, 1875 SW Park, 503-725-4448

Transfer & Returning Students Resource Center

The Transfer & Returning Student Resource Center is here to help you smoothly transition to P.S.U. and to support you on your path to degree completion. We offer academic and career advising to prospective transfer and returning adult students, assistance in accessing P.S.U. resources and services, as well as workshops and events specifically for transfer and returning students.

Room 342 Fariborz Maseeh Hall, 503-725-2136

Transportation and Parking

Transportation and Parking's goal is to provide transportation options and associated services to the students, faculty, staff and guests of the university. We emphasize service and assistance while maintaining safe, convenient and sustainable commute options for the P.S.U. Community.

Academic Student & Recreation Center, 503-725-3442

Undergraduate Advising Resource Center

Academic advising is organized into seven Advising Pathways which group similar majors and give students the opportunity to stay with the same advisor and advising team as often as possible even if they change their major. Students are assigned to an advisor who will help them to understand graduation requirements, create degree plans, and successfully achieve their educational goals.

Room 360 Fariborz Maseeh Hall, 503-725-3822

University Career Center

The University Career Center can help current students explore majors and careers, search for internships, find job search resources, and get information on pursuing graduate school.

Room 342 Fariborz Maseeh Hall, 503-725-4613

The Writing Center

The Writing Center has trained professional consultants and staff to provide nonjudgmental, collaborate, support to students, faculty, and community members in all stages of the writing process.

Room 188 Cramer Hall, 503-725-3570

Student Support & Campus Community Resources

Associated Students of Portland State University (A.S.P.S.U.)

We are your student government, and we are working to improve our community of almost 30,000.

Room 117 Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-3454

Bias Review Team

The Bias Review Team (BRT), which includes key campus-wide stakeholders, communicates and meets regularly to respond to reported bias incidents, and to assure students, employees, and community members who experience or witness an act of bias receive support and access to resources.

Room 830 Richard & Maurine Neuberger Center, 503.725.5919

Campus Recreation

Campus Rec creates an environment where quality recreation and wellness programs inspire, empower and educate individuals to be positive contributors to the Portland State and global community. Campus Rec offers six program areas all uniquely designed to offer recreation in the areas of Aquatics, Fitness and Health Promotions, Intramurals and Special Events, Rec Clubs, Inclusive Rec, Community Service and Outdoor Programs.

Suite 210 Academic & Student Rec Center 1800 SW 6th, 503-725-5127

C.A.R.E. Team

The CARE Team is a resource for students in distress, whether personal, financial, or academic.

Room 433 Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-4422

Career Center

The University Career Center empowers students and alumni to explore, develop, and achieve their career goals by developing employer, campus, and community partnerships.

Room 342 Fariborz Maseeh Hall, 503-725-4613

Center for Student Health and Counseling (S.H.A.C.)

S.H.A.C. is available to admitted students registered for 5 or more credit hours. S.H.A.C. is a community-based health care organization that provides high quality, accessible mental health, physical health, dental services, and testing services targeted to the needs of the P.S.U. student population.

University Center Building, 503-725-2800

Cultural Resource Centers

The Cultural Resource Center’s mission is to create a student-centered inclusive environment that enriches the university experience. The Cultural Resource Centers value diversity, social justice, cultural traditions, and student identities, success and leadership. Their learning goals include: Leadership, Intercultural Communication, Identity Development, and Social Justice.

Suite 228, Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-5342

Diversity and Multicultural Student Services (D.M.S.S.)

Diversity and Multicultural Student Services (D.M.S.S) mission is to provide an accessible, inclusive environment that enriches the university experience and engages students, their families, and the community.  We serve and empower student populations whose access, retention, academic success, and graduation are most challenged by socio-historical factors and contemporary inequities.

Room 425 Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-4457

Emergency Funds

When unexpected hardships arise, Portland State aspires to support you so that you can persist as a student and maximize your learning. This site complies information regarding limited emergency funds for which you may be eligible. 

Equity and Compliance

The Office of Equity and Compliance investigates complaints of prohibited discrimination and harassment and ensures compliance with federal and state equal opportunity laws and regulations.

Suite 830 Richard & Maurine Neuberger Center, 503-725-5919

Global Diversity and Inclusion

Global Diversity and Inclusion is guided by a vision of a campus infused with a commitment to diversity and inclusion; where faculty, staff, and students see diversity as an integral part of academic excellence; where open and rich communications are commonplace; and where all cultural differences are appreciated and embraced.

Suite 830 Richard & Maurine Neuberger Center, 503-725-5919

Queer Resource Center (Q.R.C.)

The Q.R.C. provides students along the sexuality and gender spectrum with the support they need to persist to graduation. The Queer Resource Center’s vision is to facilitate a campus environment such that Portland State University is the higher education destination of choice for students, staff, and faculty along the sexuality and gender spectrum.

Suite 458 Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-9742

Services for Students with Children

Services for Students with Children offers integrated services that support students’ goals to be effective parents while succeeding in their academic pursuits. Through campus projects, community involvement, and advocacy, we strive to increase available resources and opportunities that improve the quality of life for students with children. We’re always looking for ways to help you! Please share your needs and ideas with us.

Suite 462 Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-9878

Student Activities and Leadership Programs (S.A.L.P.)

Student Activities and Leadership Programs' mission is to enrich and integrate students' leadership and academic experiences in order to educate students to be ethical, socially just, and civically engaged leaders on campus and in their larger communities.

Room 119 Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-4452

Student Legal Services (S.L.S.)

S.L.S. is a full-service law firm that serves eligible Portland State University students.

Room M343 Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-4556

Student Support Services (T.R.I.O.)

T.R.I.O. works to increase the retention and graduation rates of eligible low income, first generation and disabled students, and, to foster an institutional climate supportive of the success for those students through comprehensive services and advocacy.

Room 425 Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-3815

Veterans Resource Center (V.R.C.)

The Veterans Resource Center provides comprehensive support for Student Veterans and Service Members to meet their unique academic needs. We also provide Faculty and Administrators with resources and information to support the Student Veteran Community.

Room 401 Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-9807

Veterans Services

Veterans Services provides support and resources to Veterans, Service members, and their family members, as well as a space to come together and connect with others in our community. The Certification Office is here to help you process and certify your Veterans Administration or Department of Defense education benefits.

Ground Floor Student Services Lounge, Fariborz Maseeh Hall, 503-725-8380

The Women's Resource Center

The P.S.U. Women's Resource Center advocates for the best educational and campus experience for all members of our community. We accomplish this by advancing social justice and by working towards a safe and healthy campus.

Suite 439 Smith Memorial Student Union, 503-725-5672

If you have questions about the information on this page, please contact the Disability Resource Center.

Phone: 503-725-4150

Check our home page for hours and Virtual Front Desk information.