Student Resources

We offer a full range of student services to support your success.

Portland State's online programs support your independence—but whenever you need some support or assistance, we're here to help.

You'll get the same personal attention from our student services personnel that you'll receive from Portland State's online faculty. Our student support services reflect Portland State's strong commitment to community—one of the traits that sets our online programs apart.


Academic Advising

Your relationship with our academic advising team starts before you enroll and continues all the way through graduation. Contact an academic advisor to make sure you choose the right online degree and online courses to achieve your academic and career goals.

Technology Support

We'll ensure that technology empowers you academically. As a student, you will have access to our online student tech support staff for questions or concerns regarding online security, connection speed, hardware or software, or any related issue.

Career Services

Trying to find an internship? Preparing a job search? Exploring grad school options? Weighing your career options? As a student, you can get in touch with our career services or contact experienced career advisors at the department offering your online program.


Online Tutoring

Portland State's well-respected tutoring program includes online peer-to-peer sessions in select courses. You can access online resources to help you in math, sciences, world languages, study skills, and other subjects via the Learning Center. Refer to instructional videos and other resources from the Writing Center for help with writing.


Our university library gives students access to thousands of print titles, online journals, eBooks, videos, music, and specialized online research databases. Students more than 30 miles from campus have access to home delivery for books and online article delivery. Research help is available 24/7 through Ask a Librarian and specialized help by contacting a subject librarian.

Disability Resources

Portland State is committed to create an online environment that is accessible, inclusive and supportive. Through the Disability Resource Center, we work to identify, evaluate, and reduce or eliminate barriers to success for students with disabilities. Learn more about disability resources for online students.