Event Support

The Campus Audio Visual Event Team (CAVET) supports a multitude of meetings, conferences, and other events on Portland State University’s campus.

CAVET provides the following services:

  • Audio amplification and recording
  • Projection equipment
  • Lighting equipment
  • Student and staff technicians 
  • Teleconferencing
  • Event videography and live streaming

Our student technicians set and strike equipment prior to and after your event. CAVET technicians are onsite to support proper operation of the reserved AV equipment.

Contact Us

Email: cavet@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-9126
Location: Smith Memorial Student Union (SMSU) 330

Requesting Event Support

Ordering AV equipment

Follow these steps to order AV equipment for your meeting, conference, or event:

  1. Reserve the event space with Conferences and Events, the University Place Hotel, or the space manager.
    1. For large events such as conferences, organize a pre-event meeting with Conferences and Events, CAVET, Portland State Professional Sound, Box Office, and Catering.
  2. Email cavet@pdx.edu at least five business days prior to your event. Reservations made fewer than five days before an event are subject to a 25% late fee.
    1. Provide the reservation number, date, run time, and location of the event. Consider sound check, rehearsal time, set up time, and access to the space.
    2. List the desired equipment. Consider audio amplification and projection equipment.

You will receive a confirmation once CAVET determines your needs for the event.

Cancelling reservations

Reservation cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to an event to qualify for a refund.

Further Resources

Contact cavet@pdx.edu if you have any questions.