Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) and Portland State University (PSU) School of Public Health

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Student Resources and Support

Housing

SPH students are eligible for on-campus housing through PSU’s Housing Office.  Students must have a PSU ID number to apply, and the priority deadline for fall of the following year is May 1.

Campus Safety

OHSU Office of Public Safety
Emergency on Campus: 503-494-4444
Non-emergency: 503-494-7744
pubsafe@ohsu.edu

PSU Office of Public Safety
Campus Emergency: 503-725-4404
Non-emergency: 503-725-4407
cpso@pdx.edu

Student Centers and Lounges

Veteran’s Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center provides faculty, staff and administrators with the necessary resources and information to support our military-connected community.

Of note: The Vet Success on Campus program places an experienced Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor directly on campus to provide assistance and support to veteran students and their eligible family members. All student veterans, active duty, and dependents attending PSU can access the Department of Veterans Affairs through our full-time VetSuccess counselor.

Veterans Resource Center
Phone: 503-725-9807
Email: psuvrc@pdx.edu
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 401
1825 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97201503-725-9807

Cultural Resource Centers

PSU’s Cultural Resource Centers (CRCs) provide student leadership, employment, and volunteer opportunities; student resources such as computer labs, event, lounge and study spaces; and extensive programming. The CRCs are a unit of Diversity & Multicultural Student Services (See also: CRC brochure)

Resources for Students with Children

Queer Resource Center

The Queer Resource Center (QRC), located in PSU’s Smith Memorial Student Union, Suite 458, offers resources and programming to support students along the sexuality and gender spectrum. The Center includes a lounge area, computer workstations, and a resource lending library (503-725-9742, qrc@pdx.edu).

Queer Resource Center

Women’s Resource Center

The Women’s Resource Center, located on the PSU campus at 1802 SW 10th & Montgomery, offers programs, resources, and services to support women’s leadership, empowerment, and community (503-725-5672, wrc@pdx.edu).

Women’s Resource Center

International Student Services

OHSU’s Office of International Affairs (OAI) provides a full range of immigration advice and processing, learning opportunities, resource coordination, and transition support for international employees, postdocs, residents, students and visitors (MacKenzie Hall Rm 1182, oia@ohsu.edu, 503-494-4692).

Office of International Affairs

PSU’s International Student Services provides immigration advising, life advising, programming and support for international students (660 Karl Miller Center, 615 SW Harrison St., oia@pdx.edu, 503-725-4556).

International Student Services

Student Legal Services

PSU’s Student Legal Services provides legal advice, legal representation, mentorship, community partnerships, and education designed to empower students (1825 SW Broadway (SMSU), M343 503-725-4556).

Student Legal Services

Student Financial Management Services

OHSU’s Finanacial Management program is an educational and counseling resource that strives to help students create their own financial management plan so that they have a better understanding of their obligations and options after graduation.  Students receive advice and resources related to student debt management, financial literacy, and budgeting.  Students may schedule a one-on-one appointment with the Manager of Educational Debt Counseling, Mike Matheny, at (503) 494-7872 or mathenym@ohsu.edu.

Student Financial Management Services

Career Services

The University Career Center at PSU offers career services to SPH students, including career counseling, workshops, job search advice, mock interviews, and more.

University Career Center
342 Fariborz Maseeh Hall
1855 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97201

503-725-4613

Hours of Operation: Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 5:00pm

Diversity & Inclusion

Sustaining an inclusive and respectful environment is vitally important to the SPH mission, and the SPH is dedicated to achieving a climate free of harassment and discrimination.

The OHSU Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity and PSU Office of Equity & Compliance (housed in Global Diversity & Inclusion) both work to promote diversity and prevent discrimination. They sponsor extensive programming and professional development in diversity and cultural competence for faculty, staff and students.

Affirmative Action, Equity, and Compliance

Students who encounter sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual assault, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran or military status, sex, marital status, pregnancy or parenting status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other protected status, should contact the OHSU Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity office (503-494-5148;  aaeo@ohsu.edu) or Equity and Compliance within PSU’s Office of Global Diversity and Inclusion (diversity@pdx.edu, 503-725-5919).

Title IX

Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 prohibits sex/gender discrimination in educational institutions. Inquiries about Title IX compliance or sex/gender discrimination and harassment at OHSU may be directed to the OHSU Title IX Coordinator, Laura Stadum at (503) 494-0258, titleix@ohsu.edu or staduml@ohsu.edu.  The Office of Equity & Compliance is responsible for monitoring Portland State University’s Title IX compliance. PSU’s Title IX Coordinator is Julie Caron, (503) 725-4410, jucaron@pdx.edu.

OHSU’s Confidential Advocacy Program provides support services to OHSU learners who have experienced any form of sexual misconduct: sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating or domestic violence, or stalking, whether at OHSU or outside the university. CAP advocates provide emotional support for survivors. They assist with crisis intervention and safety planning, and provide information about available resources, including academic and social services. CAP provides these services whether or not survivors choose to proceed with reporting. Contact CAP at 833-495-CAPS (2277) to speak with an advocate.

OHSU’s Confidential Advocacy Program