CUPA Resources

The Urban Center

Completed in 2000, the Urban Center is home to the PSU Bookstore, and is served by the Portland Streetcar, along with TriMet buses and the MAX light rail. Several restaurants and retail establishments in the Urban Center Plaza serve the Portland State campus and surrounding neighborhood.

The Toulan School's amenities include: 

Three seminar rooms, a large planning studio (capacity: 40 students), and a smaller site-planning studio (capacity: 22)

Computer Labs

The College of Urban and Public Affairs maintains three computer laboratories on the 2nd floor of the Urban Center. For more information, visit the labs page.

Lounge and Lactation Facilities

A student lounge with microwave, couches, and sink is located in Urban Center 280.

Room 302 in the Distance Learning wing is a designated lactation room with sink, chair, table, outlet, and refrigerator. To find out more information or to get the access code to this room, contact the Office of Services for Students with Children.


The Dirce Moroni Toulan Library is located on the 7th floor of the Urban Center. For more information please see the library website.