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 served 23,502 students during the 2012-2013 academic year, and is led by Campus President Karin Edwards.

Cascade by the numbers


Cost to rent a bicycle from ASPCC


Students enrolled annually at Cascade


Cascade's opening date

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PCC offers various parking options to meet your needs.


Cascade is the bike capital of PCC!


PCC provides free shuttle service between our campuses.


Two public transit lines serve Cascade. Next arrivals:

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. Learn more.