Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Public Service Education Building PSEB is home to a crime lab, dispatch center simulation, fire tower, and a shiny red fire engine.

Fire trucks in garage
Sunny campus quad with students

Cascade is by far the most bike-oriented campus because of its inner Northeast location and proximity to TriMet bus and Max line routes.

Campus building with trimet stop in front
Tall wooden interior of building Outdoor brick and glass building with students

The gym, dance room, weight room, and circuit room are open for PCC students when classes are not in session - see Cascade open gym times.

Coach in wheelchair with students sitting on gym floor
Indoor hallway with artwork and professor

The Cascade Campus is situated in the heart of the revitalized North Portland area, offering students a centralized location and ties to the many cultures represented in the surrounding community. The campus opened in 1971, and has become a focal point for programs in the arts, job training, college transfer and self-improvement courses. Cascade is led by Campus President Dr. Karin Edwards.

Cascade by the numbers

$15/term

Cost to rent a bicycle from ASPCC

20,468

Students enrolled annually at Cascade

1971

Cascade's opening date

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Parking

PCC offers various parking options to meet your needs.

Bicycle

Cascade is the bike capital of PCC!

Shuttle

PCC provides free shuttles between our campuses.

TriMet

Cascade is served by two transit lines. Next arrivals:

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    Come visit PCC Cascade

    Moriarty arts auditorium

    Set up a tour

    Thinking of attending PCC and want to tour the campus? Contact the Orientation Center.

    Community members looking for more information about the campus can contact our Community Relations Manager, Abe Proctor, or learn more about renting our facilities.

    Attend a Preview Day

    A full-day event for high school students that includes orientation sessions, workshops, and campus tours.

    Ready to become a PCC student?

    Becoming a PCC student is easy! Just complete the steps for new students, starting with admissions.

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