Portland State Campus Events & Student Union

Campus Events & Student Union

Always committed to providing outstanding hospitality and service to clients and guests, the Campus Events & Student Union office is your first stop for planning an organizational meeting, entertainment event or international conference at Portland State University.

PREMIERE VENUES

Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center

A sustainably designed, flexible event space and sports arena with stunning views of the South Park Blocks. Perfect for conferences, banquets, receptions, lectures, sporting events, commencements, concerts, trade shows and more.
• Up to 3,400 seats & 14,000 square feet of event space
• Concourse, multipurpose room and versatile cafe 
• Two 20-foot video display boards and six AV-equipped breakout rooms

Smith Memorial Student Union

Located in the heart of campus, Smith can accommodate events of all sizes in a variety of configurations. 
• More than 20,000 square feet of event space
• 7,000-square-foot ballroom
• 16 breakout rooms that seat 10-700 guests
• Viking Gameroom (bowling, billiards), coffee, food court, market, ATMS

Update: Covid-19 response

Review the Covid-19 guidelines for hosting a campus event at Portland State.

The Campus Events & Student Union staff is managing reservations and scheduling remotely. To contact a CESU staffer regarding your event planning:

General booking concerns and event support: Matt Berger, 503-725-2241

External clients and university events, contact Pili Sueoka, 503-725-2377

For booking online, use our Event Inquiry Form.