Smith Memorial Student Union

Smith front doors from the Park Blocks
Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97201
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Located in the heart of downtown Portland on the Portland State University campus, Smith Memorial Student Union (SMSU) is the perfect venue to hold your next meeting, conference or event. With more than 20,000 square feet of event space including a 7,000-square-foot Ballroom and 16 breakout rooms that seat 10-700 guests, Smith can accommodate events of all sizes, from an intimate gatherings to large-scale events.


In addition to meeting and event space, Smith offers convenient options for dining, shopping and entertainment. There is a food court, café and market in the building, along with ATMs, comfortable lounges, art galleries and a gameroom with unbeatable rates for bowling, billiards and video games.


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Reserve an event space at Smith! Picture of New Student Convocation Reserve a Space in Smith

To submit a request for event space in Smith Memorial Student Union, please complete the Event Inquiry Form. All events must adhere to the Campus Events & Student Union Facility Use Procedures (PDF). 

Review our Rental Rates for Smith Event Space. Picture of Students conversing at the Smith lounge Room Rental Rates  

Room Rental Rates For information on the room rental rates in Smith, view the Smith Meeting Room Rental Rates (PDF). For information about other Portland State University venues visit our Venues webpage. 




Picture of PSU event in Smith Available Space & Specs

The Available Space & Specs Guide (PDF) shows floor plans, specs and capacity for available spaces in Smith Memorial Student Union. 

Smith has a skybridge that connects to Parking Structure 1! Building Features

  • All Gender Restrooms
  • Lactation Stations
  • ADA Accessible Entrances
  • Water Bottle Refill Stations 
  • Skybridge to Parking Structure 1