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Transfer Student Resources

There are many resources available to students at Portland State, all designed to help you achieve your goals. Explore the ones that could be most useful for you.

Academic Advising or Assistance

Business Administration Transfer Information Helpful information for students planning to transfer into PSU's School of Business Administration (includes transfer sheets for Oregon community colleges). 503-725-3712
Advising Website Learn general information about how to receive advising at PSU as well as information about graduation requirements and academic policies.
Schedule of Classes The schedule for each term is available at this site.    
University Studies Program Confused about Inquiries, Clusters and Capstones? PSU's general education requirements are explained in full detail with descriptions of the courses 503-725-5890
Choosing a Major Find out more information about major requirements with the links to departmental websites.    
Career Resources  Advising & Career Services offers extensive information about career possibilities for majors available at PSU. Once you are a student, you can also gain access to the job listings. 
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Center  Helpful info for undergraduates with majors such as English, the sciences, economics, philosophy, world languages, pre-professional students (pre-health and pre-education) and others. 503-725-3822
Assistive Technology Center An adapted technology computer lab and is available to students and community members with disabilities. 503-725-8395
Disability Resource Center The DRC coordinates accommodations for students with documented disabilities. Services can include note-takers, interpreters, arranging for alternate testing location and/or time allowed for testing. 


Learning Center Free tutoring services for most 100- and 200-level courses as well as study skills workshops, including time management and supplemental education. One-on-one academic coaching is available, both in person and on-line. 

Student Support Services (TRIO) Services and special assistance to traditionally under-represented student populations and students with disabilities who meet certain criteria. 

Diversity and Multicultural Student Services Supports students who come from backgrounds traditionally under-represented in post-secondary education.  503-725-4457
Writing Center Trained professional consultants and staff to provide nonjudgmental, collaborative support to students, faculty, and community members in all stages of the writing process. 

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Dedicated to enhancing the undergraduate experience for underrepresented students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). 503-725-2422
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Personal and Life Management  

Office of the Dean of Student Life A reference point for those seeking to resolve issues of concern. If you need help resolving a conflict, understanding “the system” or just need someone to connect you with the right resource 503-725-4422
University Housing & Residence Life On-campus housing for new and continuing students. Housing options include traditional dorms with Resident Assistants, as well as apartments suitable for singles, couples and families.  503-725-4375 housing@pdx.ed
ASPSU Food Pantry and Clothing Closet The ASPSU Food Pantry stocks donated canned goods and non-perishable items, including baby food. Some shelf space is dedicated to hygiene items such as pads, deodorant, toothpaste, and diapers. This service is free and confidential, although there is a limit on the number of items an individual may take.  503-725-3454  
Resource Center for Students with Children Support services for students who are also parents. This includes childcare resources and financial assistance for low-income student parents - and much more. 503-725-9878
Student Legal Services A full service law firm which serves eligible Portland State University students.  503-725-4556  
Transportation and Parking Buy a bus pass, find out about biking to PSU, or buy a parking permit.  503-725-3442
Queer Resource Center Provides students along the sexuality and gender spectrum with the support they need to persist to graduation.  503-725-9742
Women’s Resource Center Sponsors several programs which are integral to student success, well-being, and community involvement, including programs focused on interpersonal violence, leadership, returning women and building community. 503-725-5672

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Health and Wellness 

Center for Student Health and Counseling Provides crisis or brief counseling, psychological assessment, vocational counseling, and aptitude assessment, as well as a full service health and dental clinic. 503-725-2800  
Campus Recreation Swimming, rock climbing, weight-training, group exercise, intramurals, biking, rafting and camping are just a sample of the wide range of activities.  503-725-5127

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