What We Do
We provide students with the wide range of support services necessary to thrive academically at Portland State University. University Success facilitiates academic engagement, intellectual connection, and collaborative learning for all students living in our residential communities.
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 and tools to support your success in the classroom. Open and free to students.
Group Study & Presentation Prep
Sunday 6-10pm, Monday-Thursday 2-10pm
Enjoy a productive study environment for group study or practice presentations in a classroom just for you, in Ondne 204. Reserve this space by emailing email@example.com.
Looking for someone to proof a paper?
Let USuccess help!
Drop-in Sunday's 5-10pm
Writing tutors are available for reviewing and guidance on writing papers and other projects, avaialble on a drop-in basis.
Academic & Career Advising
Tuesday's 5-8pm by appointment only
Connect with Academic and Career Advisors from PSU's Advising & 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 & Career Services at 503.725.4005 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Let's Talk" Counseling Sessions from SHAC
Drop-in Thursday 6-7pm
Feeling overwhelmed, overworked, or overstressed? Drop-in for SHAC's "Let's Talk." Confidential consultation and support on a variety of issues. A good place to talk about what's stressing you out: academics, adjustment difficulties, family, financial pressure, depression and other concerns.
Workshops created with you in mind! These are a great way to make 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!
Week 1 9/28/15-10/4/15
Must attend first class in order to stay registered 09/28/2015
Last day to drop with 100% refund OR add courses online 10/04/2015
Week 2: 10/05/15-10/11/15
Last day to pay 1st installment of PSU Payment Plan 10/6/15
Last day to add with instructor approval 10/9/15
Last day to drop with 70% refund witout a 'W' 10/11/15
Week 3: 10/12/15-10/18/15
Last day to withdraw with 40% refund 10/18/15
General University Scholarship Application Opens
Week 4: 10/19/15-10/25/15
Last day to withdraw with 20% refund 10/25/15
Schedule meeting with advisor
Week 5: 10/26/15-11/1/15
Winter term class schedule avilable.
Week 6: 11/2/15-11/08/15
2nd Payment Plan Payment Due 11/6/15
Week 7: 11/9/15-11/15/15
PSU Closed: Veteran's Day 11/11/15
Last day to change grading option or Withdraw 11/15/15
Priority Registration for Seniors
Week 8: 11/16/15-11/22/15
Priority Registration for Juniors
Week 9: 11/23/15-11/29/15
Priority registration for sophomores and freshmen
Thanksgiving Holiday 11/26-27 Campus closed
Week 10: 11/30/15-12/06/15
3rd Payment Installment Due 12/6
Finals Week: 12/7/15-12/11/15
Grades available online 12/16/15