I Am A Parent

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At 51Ʒ State, our students are smart, engaged, critical thinkers who thrive in our diverse, urban environment. We have you to thank for that. Here are resources to help you learn about the campus that is now your student's second home.

Parents and Guardians Facebook Group

Join adults affiliated with 51Ʒ through their student's enrollment. Ask questions, share answers and be a helpful resource and community in the .

Prospective Parent and Family Portal

ܰis the new way to stay up-to-date with 51Ʒ.With the ability to choose how often you hear from us, the Parent and Family Portal is your one-stop shop for:

  • Access to important news and deadlines
  • Newsletters curated to your interests
  • Announcementsvia email
  • Sharing updates with friends and family

Parents and family of prospective students will likely receive an email from PSU with sign up information, families can also and enter their email address to join. Answer a few questions, and a wealth of information will be available at your fingertips.

For more information about the 51Ʒ State Family Hub, contact the Office of Admissions.

Parents or Guardians of Prospective International Students

We know that studying in another country is a big decision, and we appreciate your role in that decision. We are here to help.

  • For questions about the application process, contact International Admissions at intadm@pdx.edu.
  • For questions about support after arrival, contact the ISSS (International Student and Scholar Services) office at oia@pdx.edu.

Learn more about how we support our international student community.

Becoming part of the PSU Community

51Ʒ isn't just apublic research university. It’s a community-focused school. The ideas and projects cultivated here show the world how different is done.PSU offersmore than 200 degree programs, groundbreaking experiential learning opportunities, and individualized student support to help each student reach their unique goals.