Smith Memorial Student Union

Smith Memorial Student Union is your couch on the Portland State University campus. Smith provides a place for the campus community to come together. It houses a diverse selection of programs, services, ideas, and engagement that enrich our social, cultural, and educational environment.

Face covering required in Smith this fall


Building open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday to the PSU community.

PSU ID electronic access and ADA access now available at the Broadway entrance.

Access will be by PSU ID card only at all entrances (the Park Block doors do not have a card reader at present). Face coverings are required. All other University health guidelines are followed in Smith. Sorry -- we will be closed to the general public during fall and winter term. Learn more below and in our Smith Scoop newsletter.

Updates on Smith Hours, Campus Events


BUILDING HOURS (fall and winter term)
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
University Market: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. M-F
Info Hub: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. M-Th

SMITH OPEN 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. MONDAY-FRIDAY: Smith Memorial Student Union is open for the PSU community only. Students, faculty and employees are welcome to drop by for study space, University Market, Info Hub and other amenities. (We have a PSU printer and restrooms.)

ENTRANCES: All ground-floor access is through the electronic control access doors on Broadway (ADA); the south side of the building, between Smith and Fariborz Maseeh Hall; and the north side of the building, between Smith and Cramer (ADA). Access control doors are also located on the third-floor skybridges (ADA) between Smith and Cramer and Fariborz Maseeh with connections to Parking Structures 1 and 2. 

EVENT REDUCTIONS: Small groups from the PSU community (no outside groups or events at this time) that meet current public health and event guidelines -- face coverings, use of larger rooms, fewer available time slots, etc. -- can contact the Campus Events & Student Union staff for more on scheduling meeting spaces. Events must abide by PSU’s current meeting rules.

FOR IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE ON CAMPUS: Contact CPSO at 503-725-5911 or by text at 503-730-0727. In event of medical emergency, call 911. 

PSU FOOD PANTRY ON SW HALL: The PSU Food Pantry is BY APPOINTMENT ONLY and housed this term at the 5th Avenue Cinema, 510 SW Hall St. More information is on the appointment page and the food pantry's Instagram account.

CENTERS HOUSED IN SMITH WORKING REMOTELY: Most resource and cultural centers located in Smith are operating remotely. Centers that provide counseling, legal or support resources are still offering those services via website, call, text or appointment. We recommend you check the centers' websites or social media before dropping in. HELP IS AVAILABLE

DELIVERIES: Notify your delivery service that items addressed to Smith occupants should be taken to PSU Mail Services, University Services Building, 630 SW Mill, unless you plan to be in Smith during the delivery window.

EVENT SCHEDULING AND CLASSIFICATION CHANGES: A PSU department or group can partner with a non-PSU organization to help bring an event to campus. Contact the Campus Events & Student Union staff for more information on this new classification. Review the classifications and 2020-21 meeting space rental rates online. 

LOCKER RENTALS: Locker renewal and new locker rentals will be possible soon. Until then, your current locker will not be emptied. Review information on locker rentals

You can find University updates at PSU's response page

You can follow Smith on Instagram as well.

Please check back from time to time ... and stay safe.

Face coverings are required in Smith this fall