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.

Viking Pavilion current status

Contact our staff about hosting activities and events in mid-2021 and beyond:
External clients and university events, contact Pili Sueoka, 503-725-2377
General booking concerns and event support: Matt Berger, 503-725-2241
For more on booking meeting space in other campus facilities, contact conferences@pdx.edu. Portland State entities can use the Event Inquiry Form.

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

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