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Relocation Resources

Welcome to Portland State University!

We hope the resources on this page will assist you in your transition to the Portland area. The following neighborhood, real estate, transportation, and community resources are just a few of the many resources available to support you. Speak with your hiring department if you need additional help.


Real Estate & Relocation


Did you know that Portland is divided into four quadrants, each with its own characteristics?

Neighborhoods of Portland

Portland Suburbs

Portland Neighborhood Guide

Portland Livability Guide



Portland's Regional Multiple Listing Service



Pad Mapper


Portland Apartment Finder




Transportation Options

Portland International Airport (PDX)


Bolt Bus


Public Transportation

In the Portland Metro area, we are proud of our public transportation options!

TriMet (MAX light rail, buses, and street car)

Aerial Tram (connects the South Waterfront to OHSU)

C-Tran (commuter bus between Portland and Vancouver, WA)



These sites will help you research schools in the Portland and surrounding areas so that you can make the best choice for your family.

Oregon School Rankings

Great Schools

Public School Review

Athletics/Sporting Events

Portland State University Vikings

Portland Steel

Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Timbers

Portland Thorns

Portland Winterhawks

Hillsboro Hops

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes


Diversity & Community Resources

University Resources

The Office of Global Diversity and Inclusion offers support and information regarding diversity on campus. Additional resources on campus include:

Disability Resource Center

Diversity & Multicultural Student Services

Queer Resource Center

Women's Resource Center


Portland Area Resources

Adelante Mujeres

African American Chamber of Commerce

All Hands Raised

Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon

City of Portland Disability Program

Equity Foundation

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber

Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization

Japanese American Citizens League

Job Accommodation Network

Latino Network

Muslim Educational Trust

Native American Youth and Family Center

Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs

Oregon Commission for the Blind

Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Partners in Diversity


The Q Center

Urban League of Portland

Urban League Young Professionals


Things to Do

Just a few resources to help navigate the many things to do in and around Portland.

In Portland

Beyond Portland

Willamette Week Calendar of Events

Portland Monthly