Conference & Event Services - Reservable Venues

Complete the Event Inquiry Form or contact the Portland State Conference & Event Services Office directly to schedule space in Smith Memorial Student Union—the living room of the PSU campus, Hoffmann Hall—one of the most versatile event spaces on campus, or the new Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center—the largest event space on campus. 


Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center

The new Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center is a sustainably designed and functionally flexible event space and sports arena with stunning views of the South Park Blocks. 

  • Up to 3,400 seats & 14,000 square feet of event space
  • A beautiful concourse, multipurpose room and versatile café 
  • Two 20-foot video boards and six AV-equipped breakout rooms
  • Perfect for conferences, banquets, receptions, lectures, sporting events, commencements, concerts, trade shows and more



Smith Memorial Student Union building.

Smith Memorial Student Union

Located in the heart of campus, Smith Memorial Student Union can accommodate events of all sizes, from an intimate gatherings to large-scale events. 
  • More than 20,000 square feet of event space
  • 7,000-square-foot Ballroom
  • 16 breakout rooms that seat 10-700 guests
  • Gameroom, food court, ATMS, shopping


Hoffmann Hall

Hoffmann Hall

Located next to the beautiful Walk of the Heroines, Hoffmann Hall is a state-of-the-art facility with a multi-media lecture hall.

  • More than 5,000 square feet of event space
  • Three large video screens above lectern platform
  • Computer-controlled audio and video equipment
  • Separate lobby for pre-function needs


Additional Portland State University Venues

If Conferences & Events cannot provide a venue which meets your needs, our team can help identify other venue options on the Portland State University campus including classrooms, reception spaces and athletic facilities. To learn more about other options or to inquiry about space availaiblity please  contact our event venue partners directly at the information detailed below.


Lincoln Hall

This historic building offers a Recital Hall, a Performance Hall that seats 475, and a Studio Theater, as well as studios, labs and practice rooms. 

Phone: 503-725-3222 | Email:


Native American Cultural Center

Native American Student & Community Center

This unique space features three venues with a capacity that ranges from 24 to 230. 

Phone: 503-725-9695 | Email:


Native American Cultural Center


Four high-tech classroomsthree that seat 25-30 guests and one that accommodates up to 300 (auditorium) or 156 (round tables). Summer availability only. 

Phone: 503-725-4336 | Email:

University Place Hotel & Conference Center

University Place Hotel & Conference Center

10 conference and event spaces including an 1,800 square foot and a 4,000 square foot ballroom. 235 guest rooms. 

Phone: 503-221-0140 Email: 

PSU Urban Cener


Urban Center

Features a roof-top terrace for up to 125 as well as general pool classroom spaces, an outdoor plaza and gallery spaces. 

Phone: 503-725-2663 | Email:


Simon Benson House

The Simon Benson House, a landmark in PSU's South Park blocks, is home to and can be reserved through the PSU Alumni Association. 

Phone: 503-725-4948 | Email: 



Stott Community Field 

Stott Community Field serves as a practice facility for Portland State football, soccer and softball, and is available to be reserved by PSU faculty, staff, students and the general public. 

Phone: 503-725-2663 | Email: