Human Resources

News and Announcements

September 2018

It's time for Flu Shots! The Public Employees Benefit Board (PEBB) is offering worksite flu shot clinics free of charge to PSU PEBB-covered faculty and staff, as well as their PEBB-covered dependent/s (age 9 and up). Any PSU employee or their dependent/s not covered by a PEBB insurance plan can pay $30 (cash, check, or card) at the clinic to receive a flu shot.

The 2018 PSU Flu Clinics will be: 

Friday, September 28, 8:30am to 3:30pm, Smith Union 338 

Thursday, October 18, 8:30am to 3:30pm, Smith Union 338 

Monday, November 5, 8:30am to 3:30pm, Smith Union 338

It is essential that you reserve your space in advance to accommodate everyone and avoid long wait times. To reserve your space, go to For more information visit the PEBB flu shot webpage.


The University is currently working on a Classification and Compensation Study of Academic Professionals and Unclassified/Unranked staff positions. To learn more about the study and to stay up-to-date please visit the project page for the compensation study.


Portland State University Faculty & Staff employees are invited to shop at Columbia Sportsware Company Employee Store from September 14th - October 7th! This invite is non-transferable, but you can bring up to 4 guests per visit. Bring the invite (either printed or digital) with you to the store reception desk. Show your work/organization ID (options listed on the invite).


Adidas Employee store access exclusively for Portland State University Staff/FAculty/Students. Employee discount of 50% off is only valid at the Adidas Employee Store September 24th - October 25th! Check out their new location: Montgomery Park 2701 NW Vaughn St. Portland, OR 97210, Suite 209. You may bring up to 5 guests per visit. Bring the invite (either printed or digital) with you to the store reception desk. Show your ID badge/Paystub or fall-term schedule.

August 2018

IRS Media Advisory

With the new 2018 tax changes, the IRS is urging everyone to check your withholding now to avoid surprises at tax time. They suggest taking time to complete a "Paycheck Checkup" to help inform and allow you to make changes if you need before the end of the year. For more information, check out the News Release page at the IRS website.

July 2018

Letter to Fair Share Union Employees as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Janus v. AFSCME, Council 31. Should you have any questions about your fair share dues and/or how this decision impacts you, please contact your respective union.


Revised 9/20/18

Our Purpose

Welcome to the Office of Human Resources. Our team is committed to providing quality service that enables faculty and staff to contribute at the highest level to support the mission of the University. We serve the PSU community in the areas of employee recruitment and retention, new employee onboarding, employee learning and development, payroll, compensation and benefits, and employee relations.

Our Services

  • Benefits, Retirement & Wellness
  • Compensation and Classification
  • Employee Leaves
  • Employee Records
  • Employee Relations
  • Employment Services
  • HR Information Systems
  • Payroll