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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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Incoming PSU Students Fall 2016

Made your commitment to PSU? The housing contract for the 2016-2017 academic year is available to complete online. Sign up early to secure your preferences! If you are still awaiting an admissions decision, you can sign up while you wait. Priority deadline for new students is May 1.  

Room Selection for Current Residents is OPEN!

Current residents eligible to renew their current room assignment or who want to pick a new room for 2016-2017 can now sign up online! The Room Selection Contract goes offline Monday, February 29, so apply today!

Housing Availability Update

Freshmen, Upperclassmen & Transfer Students: Heading to Portland State for Spring term? Need housing? We have availability! Check out your options. You can apply online now for Spring 2016.

Don't wait, space is limited! 

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. Please email with your request. Please include date, time, and number of guests. 


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Important Dates

January 1: New Years Day - PSU Closed

January 2: Winter Term Move-in

January 4: Winter Term Classes Start

January 18: PSU Closed - MLK Day

January 20: Room Selection Open Forum 3-5pm BHB210

February 9: Room Selection Open Forum 3-5pm BHB210

February 24: UHRL Open House 3-6pm

February 29: Room Selection Open Forum 3-5pm BHB210

February 29: Room Selection Contract for Current Residents OFFLINE

March: 16-17 Room Selection starts for Current Residents

March 9: Room Selection Open Forum 3-5pm BHB210

March 19: Winter Term Move-Out

March 26: Spring Term Move-in

March 28: Spring Term Classes Start

May 1: Priority Contract Deadline for 16-17 New, Incoming Students 

May 30: PSU Closed - Memorial Day

June 11: Spring Term Move-Out

June 18: Summer Term Move-In (new residents)