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First Year Experience

First Year Experience
The First Year Experience (FYE) is dedicated to helping you get to know your peers, the University, and the city. Educational and social programs are held regularly, and assistance is available to help you navigate the University system.

Together we are Fearless

Together we are Fearless
When we are fearless, knowledge has no limits – and neither do our hopes and dreams. At Portland State University, we work to be the best, do something bold, make something real.

Join the Community

Join the Community
Don't pursue happiness, create it! Take an active part in your experience in Housing and at Portland State! Check out some events we wholly enjoy!


What We Do

We provide 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. 
» Our leadership


New Residents: 2014-15 Housing Contract Available
We are now accepting contracts for the 2014-15 academic year. Click here to sign up. 

NEW Graduate Community Housing!

Housing and Residence Life is excited to announce that we are now offering a Graduate Residential Community in our Blumel building. This floor is open to all graduate-level admits to PSU. Click here for more information!

Housing Email Policy 
University Housing & Residence Life exclusively uses emails for resident communications. Many students have other accounts on file with us, but the email is the official communication standard for Portland State University. Check yours at

Want a tour?
Housing Tours take place Monday through Friday and starts in the Housing Office at 1:30pm (see Ondine, Broadway and Blumel). Additionally, two campus tours, which include viewing a room in The Broadway, are offered daily at 10:00am and 3:00pm from the New Student Programs Office in the Academic and Student Recreation Center (ASRC) Room 101.



Moving in this term? Looking to connect with your community and RA?

Check out the community group listing and add yourself!




Important Dates

  • July 19: Summer Session 1 Move-Out
  • August 1: Deadline for Roommate Request Changes
  • August 30: Summer Term Move-Out
  • September 1: Labor Day, URHL Closed
  • September 1: Contract Cancellation Charges Increase
  • September 5: Deadline to Change Fall Term Meal Plan
  • September 20: Broadway, Ondine & Epler Move-In
  • September 21: Blackstone, Blumel, Epler, King Albert, Montgomery, Parkway, Stratford & St. Helens Move-In