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Parents and Family

You are a critical partner in your student's education. You are also part of the PSU community. Our Parents & Family page connects you to the departments, faculty and staff that play an active role in the lives of our students. Please contact us if we can help in any way.

Become a Student

Learn about the entire admission process, from visiting campus to registering for the very first class at PSU.

Tuition Estimator

Use this tool to estimate minimum tuition and fees per term.


Application Deadlines

Review key admission dates and financial aid and scholarship deadlines.

Parent and Family Resources

Read the Family Newsletter, review frequently asked questions locate PSU resources, and identify monthly support topics for families of new and current PSU students.

Also see the Financial aid parent's page.


University Housing

PSU offers a variety of housing options. Explore our eleven residence halls and learn which floor plan, prices and options best fit your student.

Campus Public Safety

The Campus Public Safety office provides physical security services to Portland State University and works closely with the University to provide a safe and healthy community for learning.


Visit Portland State

At PSU, we believe that choosing your educational home is one of the bigger decisions you will make. We also believe that visiting campus allows you to see if PSU is a good fit. Allow us to show you the reasons why more students choose PSU than any other university in Oregon.