Staff in the Records office maintain permanent student admission and academic records. Records staff process grade reports, fulfill transcript requests, and make records available to students and others as allowed by federal, state and institutional policy.

Student Privacy

There are laws that protect your rights to privacy as a student.

Residency Requirements

The state of Oregon defines residency requirements for the purpose of tuition.

Attendance Policy

Attendance is one of the most important factors in academic success.

Grading Policies

Find out everything you need to know about the grading system, policies and GPA calculation at Portland State.


You may request an exemption to a university requirement or deadline with a petition.

Withdraw, Cancellation, Re-Enrollment

If you need to take a leave of absence or return after a break, find out what you need to do.


Find links to all Registration & Records forms, as well as policies and publications in our complete A-Z index.