Metro, the regional government agency for Portland, runs a robust carpool matching service for the area. Sign in, enter your schedule and your route, and start looking for others with similar commutes. The service can also help you find buddies to bike commute with. Drive. Less. Connect.
How do I start a new graduate student group on campus?
Access the graduate computer lab any time, night or day
A fully appointed computer lab with printers is located in York 118. Students may access the labs at any time with student ID. Additional computers can be found in the York Open Computer Center and Watzek Library.
Get help during times of stress
On-campus mental health services are available for all graduate students. The Counseling Service is open for regular and emergency appointments. An emergency crisis line is available during hours when counseling staff are unavailable. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Crisis line: 503-265-7804
Save 10% on Bon Appetit meals
Use your ID card as a debit card and save 10% on every purchase. Go to the Bon Appetit office in Templeton Student Center to make a deposit of $100 or more and an additional 10% of value will be added to your balance.
Need tech help? Ask Lynda
Learn a new program at your own pace through lynda.com, which offers more than 900 video-based online tutorials covering both basic and in-depth topics. To check out a license, send an email to email@example.com and let IT know when to reserve access for you.
Check your print balance
Each student is entitled to print 650 pages for free at on-campus printers (plus an additional 250 sheets in the summer). You can also check your balance or add more pages any time.
Work out and don’t sweat the cost (free!)
Your ID card gives you full access to Pamplin Sports Center and and Zehntbauer Swim Pavilion. Recreation permits for your family can be purchased in the athletics office for a nominal annual fee.
The graduate school loans digital video cameras (Flip and Kodak Zi8) to use for class-related activities. Equipment is available for a maximum of 5 business days. To reserve camera, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Other equipment, including projectors, microphones, and more, is available through the Instructional Media Services office in Watzek Library.
Learn to edit your own film projects or use Google Docs to work collaboratively with peers
Information Technology training workshops are open to currently enrolled students! Click here for a full list of classes currently being offered. Don’t see one that fits your interest? If you assemble five or more people who are interested in a class on a specific topic (using our supported software), we will present the class. It’s as easy as that!
How do I view my program evaluation?
To check on your progress toward a degree, go to WebAdvisor and under the “Academic Profile” choose the “Program Evaluation” link. These tips (PDF) can help you understand the evaluation.
Discounted professional development opportunties
Some continuing education opportunities offered through the Center for Community Engagement have a discounted “student rate” for current students. Check out the full list of workshops and courses online, then inquire in Rogers 105 about discounts.
How do I set up an appointment with Health Services?
To schedule an appointment, call 503-768-7165 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (fall, winter, and spring only).