Freshman: Visits and Events

Tour PSU's Urban Campus

Your visit to Portland State includes a Guided campus tour, led by a PSU student, and an admission information session, led by an admissions counselor. Your ability to visit campus and learn more about the admissions process is sure to make a difference in your college search.

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Preview Day: Saturday, October 27, 2018

Preview Day is an event hosted by the Office of Admissions for high school seniors and their guests. Don't miss this great day of activities and opportunities to speak with current students, staff and faculty! Attendees will receive a warm welcome from admissions staff, hear from different academic departments, get an overview of PSU's student services (Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Housing, Campus Recreation), tour our 50 acre campus and eat lunch. To sign up for the program, click on the tab below. 

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Bridges: Friday, November 9, 2018

Bridges is for high school students who are first generation or from ethnically diverse backgrounds, who are exploring college opportunities. Students who attend Bridges will learn more about the admission process, financial aid and scholarship opportunities and how to be a successful student at PSU. A series of workshops and tours assists students in gathering essential information needed to make informed decisions about attending college.

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Viking Scholars: Tuesday, May 2019

At Portland State University, we are committed to honoring excellence. Every spring, we welcome high-achieving Oregon high school juniors and their families to campus for the Viking Scholars Reception. To receive an invite, speak with your high school counselor to receive a nomination.

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Junior Visit Day: Monday, May 2019

Junior Visit Day is a half-day preview event for high school juniors to explore the urban campus that is Portland State University. Don't miss this great day of activities and opportunities to speak with current students, staff and faculty! Students will attend tours of our academic college with Student Ambassadors, hear from current PSU students about their experiences and why they chose PSU, speak with academic department representatives and learn about students resources and take a optional campus tour, recreation center tour or University Housing tour.

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