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.


Smith Memorial Student Union open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday (until 3:30 p.m. on Friday) to the PSU community.

RESERVE A PRIVATE STUDY SPACE: Students interested in a private space can reserve a study room in Smith for free. There are limited rooms and times available. Request a time by emailing or stop by the Info Hub in the Broadway lobby to see is a room is available.

PSU PRINTER: You can print your documents from the PSU network at the printer in the University Market (9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. M-Th; 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. F). Queue your document online, scan your ID and print. Students and staff get 500 page credits a term. Learn more.

PSU ID electronic access available at all entrances.

Access is by PSU ID card only. Appropriate face masks are required. Sorry -- we are closed to the general public at this time.

Effective face masks are required in PSU buildings.

Updates on Smith Hours, Campus Events


Smith Memorial Student Union is open for the PSU community only at SW Broadway and Harrison in Portland. 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.)

BUILDING HOURS (summer term)
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday (Market and Info Hub also closed)

University Market: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (M-Th); 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (F)

Info Hub: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (M-Th); 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (F)

ENTRANCES: All access is through electronic control access doors. Swipe your PSU ID to enter.

ADA access is available at the Broadway entrance, the entrance on the north side between Cramer and Smith, and through the third-floor skybridges that connect to Fariborz Maseeh Hall, Karl Miller Center, Parking Structure 1 and Parking Structure 2.

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. 

GAMEROOM BOWLING: The Viking Gameroom is closed. More information to come on re-opening plans.

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 through the summer. 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.

2021 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 available for fall term. Review information on locker rentals

You can find University updates at PSU's response page

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

NOTE: Food court, bowling alley closed during Covid-19 response. Student resource centers working remotely. ... A quick tour of some of Smith Memorial Student Union's amenities.