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Our Services

Our Services
We provide students with the wide range of support services necessary to successfully transition into academic life at Portland State University. Our programs teach the skills and strategies to help students become independent and active learners and to achieve academic success.

Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching
Free, personalized coaching for Fall 2013! Spaces are limited! Contact us immediately at academiccoaching@pdx.edu or 503-725-2483.

Success Series

Success Series
Workshops just for you! A way to gain connections with other new students and upperclassmen while supporting your academics. You will also gain helpful tips and advice on academic success, finances, school/work/life balance, transition to college and more.

Winter 2014 Weekly Services and Offerings

Study Lounge & Computer Work Station
Sunday 5-10pm, Monday-Thursday 2-10pm

Drop-in and hit the books in our quiet, supportive space to study, offering comfy couches, work tables, hot tea and cocoa station, computer and printing work station and more. We also have academic resources abd tools to support your success in the classroom. All open and free to students.

Group Study and Presentation classroom
Sunday 6-10pm, Monday-Thursday 2-10pm

Enjoy a productive study environment for a group study presentation or practice presentations in a classroom just for you, in Ondine 220. Reserve this space by emailing usuccess@pdx.edu.

Success Series

Workshops just for you! A way to gain connections with other new students and upperclassmen while supporting your academics. You will also gain helpful tips and advice on academic success, finances, school/work/life balance, transition to college and more. Look for signs, emails and Facebook updates.

Writing Support
Sundays 5-10pm

Writing tutors are available for reviewing and guidance on writing papers and other projects, available on a drop-in basis.

Academic and Career Advising
Tuesdays 5-8pm by appointment only

Connect with an Academic and Career Adviser from PSU’s Advising and Career Services. They will provide you with an explanation of PSU’s general education and degree requirements, information about PSU policies and procedures, help with exploring majors and advice about appropriate introductory courses, referral to other campus resources and services, and suggestions to increase your academic success. Schedule an appointment by calling Advising and Career Services at 503.725.4005 or by emailing usuccess@pdx.edu.

Drop-in Communication Tune Up

Tuesdays 7:30-9pm

Work with the Conflict Resolution Resource Center to develop relationship-building skills and conflict-resolution tools.  Brainstorm creative solutions for any difficult situation and talk to someone who is really listening.

Drop-in “Let’s Talk” counseling from SHAC
Mondays and Thursday 6-7pm

Feeling overwhelmed, overworked or overstressed? Drop-in SHAC’s “let’s Talk.” Confidential consultation and support on a variety of issues. A good place to talk about what’s stressing you: academics, adjustment difficulties, family problems, financial pressures, depression and other concerns.