Belong

Smith Memorial Student Union is home to a variety of centers and services that provide opportunities for student engagement and support.

This is the place where you BELONG. This is the place where you BECOME.

Centers & Services Located in Smith

Find exact locations of the centers and services listed below by viewing the Smith building directory

  • ASPSU Children's Center (Room 126): Short and long hourly childcare for students, staff and faculty.

  • Dean of Student Life (Room 433): A resource for all students, faculty, and staff as they navigate PSU. Serves as a reference point for those seeking to resolve issues of concern or advance initiatives designed to enhance the student experience. Provides leadership for designated student life services and programs.

  • Disability Resource Center (Room 116): Pre-admission and disability counseling, educational training, advocacy and a variety of accommodations for equal access to the academic process and campus life.

  • Diversity & Multicultural Student Services (Room 425): Mission is to build and strengthen a sustainable, educationally diverse and co-curricular environment where all students have the access and support they need to achieve their educational goals.

  • La Casa Latina Student Center (Room 229): The hub on campus where Latino/a students and their allies come together to build and connect with community, develop leadership skills, empower their individual and collective identities, and participate in services that support academic success.

  • Littman & White Galleries (Littman: Room 250 / White: Room 289): Student-run exhibition spaces that provide the tools for a critical experience of visual culture through direct exposure to a comprehensive program of contemporary art for students and community members.

  • Multicultural Student Center (Room 228): Explores intersectional identities and seeks to develop cultural competency through student engagement, programming and meaningful dialogue.

  • Portland State Professional Sound (Room 114): A student-led service that provides live sound reinforcement, light services, and production assistance for events that enrich the greater PSU community.

  • Queer Resource Center (Room 458): Provides students along the sexuality and gender spectrum with the support they need to persist to graduation.

  • Quiet Prayer & Meditation Lounge (Room 47, Basement): A place for students to pray, meditate and reflect. 

  • Quiet Study Lounge (Room 440): There is a designated quiet study lounge located on the fourth floor. 

  • Resource Center for Students with Children (Room 462): Offers integrated services that support students' goals to be effective parents while succeeding in their academic pursuits.

  • Student Activities & Leadership Programs (SALP) (Room 119 and First Floor Mezzanine): Enrich and integrate students' leadership and academic experiences to educate students to be ethical, socially just, and civically engaged leaders.

  • Student Community Engagement Center (First Floor Mezzanine): The hub for student civic engagement at Portland State University.

  • Pacific Islander, Asian & Asian American Student Center (Room 235): An engaging and accepting space to address the diverse and changing needs of our Asian and Pacific Islander student communities.

  • Pan-African Commons (Room 236):  A community space that reclaims African, Black American, Caribbean, Central/South American, and Black identities across the world.

  • PSU Food Pantry (Room 47A, Basement): Any PSU student is welcome regardless of need. Students can access up to five items a week in the pantry.

  • Student Legal Services (M343, Third Floor Mezzanine): Provides legal advice, legal representation, mentorship, community partnerships, and education designed to empower students.

  • Student Media (Sub-Basement): Student Media organizations serve as the intellectual and cultural hub that connects students, faculty, and staff into a thriving public forum.

  • Veterans Resource Center (Room 401): Provides comprehensive support to student veterans and service members to meet their unique needs.

For additional student resources please visit the Dean of Student Life Student Resources Website.