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Latino Student Services

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¡Bienvenidos! – Welcome to the Latino Student Services (LSS) Website!

LSS provides academic support services, advocacy and connections to campus and Latino community services and resources to new incoming freshman, transfer and continuing students.  LSS provides a supportive and welcoming environment for Latino students as they transition to the PSU academic environment.  LSS assists students who are seeking a cultural connection to the Portland State University campus by connecting them to student groups and faculty, an essential component to achieving academic success.

Services include:

  • Academic advising and referral to campus resources
  • Referral to Latino/a community resources
  • Assistance with identifying scholarships, especially Latino/a specific
  • Assistance locating internships and career opportunities
  • Assistance establishing campus community
  • Connections to on-campus Latino/a student organizations: Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A) and Las Mujeres
  • Support and resource for Latino families 
  • Opportunities for Leadership development
  • Bilingual services (Spanish/English) 
- ¡Se habla español!
  • LSS Student Experience

LSS is located in Diversity and Multicultural Student Services, Smith Memorial Union Building, Room 425.

Contact us

  • Emanuel Magana - LSS Retention Coordinator (503) 725-4457.
  • Natali Pardo - Graduate Assistant - (503) 725-9973