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The Hillsboro Center has updated its internal and external graphics to assist with increased visibility and community awareness. The bright turquoise color leaves no doubt that the facility belongs to PCC . The Center, which opened in 2002, offers approximately 35 credit classes a year and serves between 800 and 1,000 students annually.

The Hillsboro Center (formerly the Hillsboro Education Center), a satellite facility of the Rock Creek Campus, opened in winter 2002. The Hillsboro Center is located at 775 SE Baseline Street in the new Hillsboro Intermodal Transit Facility (parking structure), across from Tuality Hospital. Free parking is available on the first and second floors (public parking) of the transit facility and can be accessed from either 7th or 8th avenues. The Hillsboro Center has updated classroom technology, wireless Internet access, a testing room, a study room, three classrooms, a computer lab/classroom, an art room/classroom and commons area.

Hours of Operation

Fall Term (September 21 - December 11)

Monday to Thursday:
7:30am - 9:30pm
7:30am - 3:30pm
Saturday and Sunday:


Classes at the Hillsboro Center are offered mornings, afternoon and evenings. (View schedule of Hillsboro classes.) The Hillsboro Center offers a variety of university transfer courses in Arts/Letters, Social Sciences, and Math/Sciences. Professional/Technical classes include computers and graphic design. Developmental reading, writing, and math are also offered. English as a Second Language classes are offered every term.

Academic advising and placement testing are available at the center. Call for an appointment.

Please Note: The Hillsboro Center does not offer any ABE/GED classes. Call the Rock Creek ABE/GED Office at 971-722-7179 for more information.

Study Room/Computer Lab

Due to increased enrollment and limited space/resources, currently enrolled Hillsboro Center students have priority usage of the Study Room and Computer Lab. Other PCC students may be asked to give up a computer. Printing is for Hillsboro Center students only. PCC Distance Learning and other PCC students can seek computer resources at the Rock Creek Campus.


Textbooks for classes at the Hillsboro Center can be purchased from the Rock Creek Campus bookstore.

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