Student Life

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Meet your new community

Explore all Portland State’s campus life has to offer, from live music and food carts in the tree-lined Park Blocks to student rec activities in the modern Urban Plaza. Our student health and counseling center, 10 cultural and resource centers, 200 student groups, and support services are here to ensure you thrive.

We've got your back

Your health and wellness are our top priority. We ensure you can engage fully in and out of the classroom. If you face challenges, we back you up with drop-in counseling, legal and financial services. Whatever your identity or background, you will find the support to succeed and the community to belong at Portland State.

Go Vikings! PSU Athletics

Portland State’s 15 NCAA Division I sports teams play in the Big Sky conference. Our newly renovated 3,000-seat Viking Pavilion provides a one-of-a-kind game day experience with space for athletics, academics, the arts and community events. Plus, anyone can join one of our intramural sports teams.