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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.
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The Montgomery Service Desk has moved! 

All residents accessing the Montgomery Service Desk will need to use the Courtyard Door.  Effective August 1, the door on the NW corner of the building will be locked.

Wanting to make a difference in the move-in experience? Sign up to be a Viking Hauler!

As we welcome over 2,000 residents and their families to campus, we invite students and staff to help make the day great by volunteering

Incoming PSU Students Fall 2016

Made your commitment to PSU? The housing contract for the 2016-2017 academic year is available to complete online

Housing Availability Update

Freshmen: First year students who submitted contracts and have been admitted to PSU, will begin receiving assignments after the May 1 priority deadline. Students completing Contracts now may be placed in Overload Housing. Information about Overload Housing is now available. 

We are unable to accommodate any additional roommate requests for Fall 2016.

Transfers: Housing assignments for transfer students who submitted a contract and have been admitted for Fall 2016 have begun and will continue through the summer and fall term. We are currently on a waitlist for all single units. There is limited availability in our Broadway Studios    and Modern One-Bedroom units. Information about our assignment process and waitlist is available. 

Information about Fall 2016 Move-In is now available. 

Linen Packages Now Available!

Our Residence Hall Association is currently offering linen packages for purchase. A percentage of the proceeds from these sales are used to support our student leadership organization and the creation of additional social activities to help promote and build community in the residence halls. 

Housing Tours

Housing Tours take place Monday through Friday and start in the Housing Office at 1:30pm (see Ondine, Broadway and Blumel). Additionally, two campus tours, which include viewing a room in Broadway, are offered daily at 9:50am and 3:00pm from the New Student Programs Office in the Academic and Student Recreation Center (ASRC) Room 101.

Large group tours outside of traditional tour times are subject to staff availability with priority given to high school groups.

For group requests, please email with date, time and number of guests you are looking to accomodate. 


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Important Dates

June 18: 2016-17 Cancellation Buyout Fees Apply - Round 1

June 28: Housing Portal OFFLINE

July 1: Housing Portal ONLINE

July 4: PSU Closed - Independence Day

July 12: Montgomery Service Desk Closes at 4:00PM for move

July 13: Montgomery Service Desk Opens at new location

August: Fall 2016 Roommate Notices Sent

September 1: 2016-17 Cancellation Buyout Fees Apply - Round 2

September 17-18: Fall 2016 Move-In

September 19-25: Viking Days

September 26: Fall Term Classes Start