Future Residents

Join us for an engaging living experience in downtown Portland!

On campus housing consists of nine buildings, modern and historic, all located on the Portland State campus.  We have options available for First Year Students, Transfer & Upperclassmen, International, Graduate, Post-Bacc, and students with families. There are many different room configurations available including sleepers, studios, 1 bedrooms, and 2 bedroom quad units. 

Here are a few reasons why our students choose to live on campus while attending Portland State University!



Live Smart

National research shows that students who live on campus have higher GPA's and make their way to graduation faster than their off-campus peers. Set yourself up for success by living in one of our residence halls or on-campus apartments!  


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Live Together

Being a part of the on-campus community is a unique and fun experience--get a pulse for what happens on-campus, take advantage of opportunities to be involved, and create incredible, lifelong friendships. 


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Live Supported

Academic support is our mission. We are here to help you transitions through all of life's obstacles so you can graduate. Take advantage of academic coaching, our after hours in-hall academic support center, and Resident Academic Mentors. 



Live Healthy

Maintaining your mental and physical health is important to your academic success. PSU has a team of professionals available to help you improve yourself outside the classroom.



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Live Secure

Public safety officers patrol our neighborhood 24/7 keeping our campus community safe. Our buildings also require special access, only granted to building residents.



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Live Cheaper

Downtown Portland can be expensive. We do not have complicated leases; we do not require first and last month's rent or additional deposits. We do not check your credit score or, require you to set up your own utilities. For your convenience, we bill everything to your student account, where you can enroll in a 3 month payment plan if needed.