Campus Tours

Campus Tours

Group of students walking through Park Blocks

Our on-campus programs are temporarily canceled during Oregon’s stay-at-home order to slow the spread of COVID-19. We look forward to seeing you on campus when we reopen. We are now offering virtual information sessions for prospective undergraduate and graduate students. Sign up using the calendar below.

Tour America’s best college location

Welcome to Portland State University! We are looking forward to seeing you on campus. While you’re here, you can check out our bustling Urban Plaza, tree-lined Park Blocks, modern student rec center, and state-of-the art science labs. You’ll see restored historic buildings and brand new ones. Streetcars and bike paths give you easy access to the best of Portland, from food carts to forested hiking trails. You’ll discover an urban learning environment unlike any other in Oregon. And you’ll find out why Niche ranks PSU as the best college location in America.

Student leading group tour

Guided Tours

Your visit to Portland State includes a guided campus tour, led by a PSU student or staff member. General information sessions will also include a virtual tour. Find out more about PSU and the many opportunities our urban campus has to offer.

Admissions Overview

Tuesdays and Fridays

A representative of the Office of Admissions will discuss PSU's academic programs, Urban Honors College, Housing, the admission process, and much more! 30 minutes.

Transfer Sessions


Our transfer sessions are a great opportunity to connect with PSU students and staff to learn more about transferring to PSU and academic and student life on our urban campus. 60% of PSU students are transfers, which means we know how to support you as you transfer and you'll join a community of students just like you. 60 minutes.

Graduate Information Session

Mondays and Thursdays

The Graduate School is now offering group virtual information sessions for prospective graduate students. Graduate Information Sessions are offered from 11:00am to 12pm on Mondays and Thursdays. To sign up for a virtual session at one of these times or to schedule an alternate time, contact the Graduate School at

Housing Tour


PSU Housing offers virtual residence hall tours of all eight of our residence halls. This tour is ideal for prospective first year, transfer, and graduate students, as well as current students interested in campus housing. Tours include a guided look at our apartment-style options, residential events, extra academic support, and leadership opportunities. We will leave extra time to answer all of your questions about living on campus at PSU in real time. 45-60 minutes.

Honors Tour

First Friday of the Month

Find out if PSU’s Honors College is the right fit for you. Honors ambassadors will give you an overview of the Honors College, share their experiences, and answer questions. 45 minutes.

Engineering Tour


Get a virtual tour the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science (MCECS) to learn answers to questions like, "What does studying engineering look like? What do engineering students do with their free time?" Maseeh ambassadors, undergraduate students, lead our tours. You will see locations in the building, including student group project spaces like our Viking Motorsports Club, the Portland State Aerospace Society, and the Electronics Prototyping Lab, research labs and student spaces. 45 minutes.

Student Panel Session

Wondering what it's like to be a PSU student? Our student panel will allow you to connect with four of our current students to discuss academics and student life at Portland State.

Sign Up for a Guided Tour

To sign up, choose the button for the tour, day, and time you want on the calendar below. Sign up for sessions before July 31 below, after July 31 sign up here. If you have any questions about our campus visit options please call 503-725-5555. 

If you are planning to bring a group of 10 or more people to campus, sign up for a Group Tour.


Take the self-paced virtual tour on your own and explores a variety of spaces on campus, including the Architecture Studios, Native American Student and Community Center, Millar Library, Lincoln Performance Hall, and more.