Portland State University’s goal is to lead the way to an equitable and sustainable future through academic excellence, urban engagement, and expansion of opportunity for all.
PSU SUPPORT SERVICES
Our support services honor the diversity of all people and create a supportive and empowering experience for our students. Whether it is attending an event to explore identity, speaking with an advisor to choose the right academic path, or learning how to navigate the university in the best way possible, PSU has the resources for you.
- Disability Resource Center
- La Casa Latina Student Center
- Multicultural Student Center
- Native American Student & Community Center
- Office of International and Student Scholar Services
- Pacific Islander, Asian & Asian American Student Center
- Pan-African Commons
- Queer Resource Center
- Resource Center for Students with Children
- Student Legal Services
- Studying Abroad for Students of Color
- Veterans Resource Center
- Women’s Resource Center
HEALTH AND SAFETY
The Center for Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) is a community based health care organization that provides high quality, accessible mental health, physical health, dental and testing services targeted to the needs of the PSU student population.
Campus Rec provides students and the community with opportunities for exercise and social engagement. With programs specifically designed around inclusion and adaptation, a 6-lane pool, cardio machines, weight equipment, an indoor track, intramural sports leagues, 34 Rec Clubs and the Outdoor Program.
THE CAMPUS PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICE
The Campus Public Safety Office provides emergency response, safety escorts, and patrol services to the campus 24/7. CPSO works with our university partners to ensure that Portland State University is a safe place for learning and a healthy community.
SMOKE AND TOBACCO FREE POLICY
In 2015, Portland State joined an initiative with over 900 other colleges to become 100% smoke and tobacco free. The new initiative promotes the health and wellbeing of students and the sustainability and cleanliness of PSU’s campus.