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Portland State of Mind

Join us for Portland State of Mind, a ten-day celebration for community, alumni and students. Contact the Box Office for tickets and information.

text graphic: more than 50 events. See full schedule here

October 18: Radiation City in concert with TxE and DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid


October 17: PDXTalks


Five fearless speakers share stories straight from the heart.

October 17: Chamber Choir

Chamber Choir

PSU’s internationally acclaimed vocal group sings a mix of classical, pop and spirituals

October 18: Football and Tailgate

Football and Tailgate

PSU vs. Northern Arizona at Providence Park. Tailgate is free and open to the public.

October 20: Movie Screening

Movie Screening

Everything Went Down—A spirited feature film musical about an unimaginable loss, an unexpected friendship and the healing power of music.

October 21: Marijuana Debate

Great Pot Debate

Should marijuana be legalized? A live—and lively—debate on Measure 91 brought to you by PSU and KATU-TV.

October 22: Winona LaDuke

Winona LaDuke

Renowned environmental and native activist offers grassroots ideas for climate change.

October 23: Simon Benson Awards

Simon Benson Awards

Honoring philanthropists and PSU alumni. Keynote address by Leon E. Panetta, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and CIA Director.

October 24: Economic Forecast

Economic Forecast

Experts discuss the future of jobs, housing, transportation and demographics in the Portland area.

October 25: Preview Day

Preview Day

All-day event for high school seniors and their families to learn more about attending PSU.

October 25: Day of Service

Day of Service

Students and alumni show their PSU spirit by working on issues related to hunger, poverty and accessibility on campus and in the community.

October 25: Rogue Celebration

Rogue Celebration

Enjoy a free pizza party at Rogue Hall hosted by the Alumni Association.

October 26: Wine Tour

Wine Tour

Take a charter bus with PSU geologist to sample the wares at three Oregon wineries.