Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

Smith Memorial Student Union

Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway St.

Smith is the living room of Portland State’s downtown campus. Its resource centers, retail outlets and meeting spaces bring together students, faculty and the community. In the corridors of Smith, you’ll find amenities such as Smith’s Kitchen food court, the University Market with its snacks and supplies and the Smith’s Place coffee shop. In the basement of Smith you can hang out at the Viking Gameroom, which features pool tables, video gaming, Foosball and the smallest public bowling alley in Oregon.

Be inspired by Smith’s student-run art galleries, relax or study in the lounge spaces or find your people in the many cultural centers. Student resources such as the Dean of Student Life’s Office, Student Legal Aid, Queer Resource Center, Women’s Resource Center, Veterans Resource Center, Resources for Students with Children and TRIO support are under Smith’s roof. It’s also home to PSU student media, the student leadership programs (never too late to join!), campus meeting spaces and more.

Smith is unlike any other facility on campus. Come by and find out why you belong here.



University Box Office

1825 SW Broadway
Suite 120 -- Smith Memorial Student Union
Broadway lobby

The University Box Office at Portland State is the place to get event tickets, campus information and locker rentals (see also Locker Rentals). The box office sells and distributes tickets for university and external events held at Portland State venues. This makes it your starting point for attending Lincoln Hall performances, Viking Athletics events, commencement ceremonies, student-organized functions and cultural events. The Broadway lobby office in Smith also serves as the PSU Information Desk. If you can’t stop by, you can purchase tickets online at https://portlandstate.universitytickets.com/

Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center
930 SW Hall Street

Most PSU students know Viking Pavilion is the home of Viking Women’s Volleyball and Men’s and Women's Basketball, but the 3,000-seat arena also hosts orientations, commencements and student events for the entire campus community. Regional corporate partners such as OHSU, TechFestNW and Nike often use Viking Pavilion to host company evenings, banquets, trade shows and conferences. Weekdays, Viking Pavilion offers a cafe, student seating space and classrooms. It’s a contemporary, spacious facility for use by students and athletes alike.


Viking Gameroom

1825 SW Broadway
Basement of Smith Memorial Student Union

Yes, Portland State has a bowling alley, pool tables and gaming space in the heart of the campus. The Viking Gameroom, located in the basement of Smith Memorial Student Union, offers six bowling lanes available for open play and reservations. It’s a great place to have a birthday, celebration or friendly tournament. It’s available to students, staff and the general public -- and features its own fully-stocked concession stand. Don’t bowl much? Drop by for free popcorn Fridays with a valid PSU ID.