Committed to providing outstanding hospitality and service to clients and guests, SMSU is your first stop for planning your next conference or event.

Reserve a Space in Smith

To submit a request for event space in Smith Memorial Student Union, please complete the Event Inquiry Form. All events must adhere to the Conference & Event Services Facility Use Procedures (PDF).

Room Rental Rates

For information on the room rental rates in Smith, view the Room Rental Rates (PDF)

For information about other Portland State University venues and lodging options visit our Venues webpage.

Available Space & Specs

The Available Space & Specs Guide (PDF) shows floor plans, specs and capacity for available spaces in Smith Memorial Student Union. 

Room Size Categories

The Smith Ballroom can hold several hundred people in a row of chairs configuration or be filled with tables and chairs.


Let PSU Caters guide you, from designing the perfect menu to personalizing all the details of your unique gathering. Our catering services can accommodate any size, theme or individual requirements, in virtually any location— on or off campus. Visit the PSU Caters online ordering webpage to view menus and start your order.