Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

staff gather on the lawn in the shape of the number 40

Rock Creek 2016! The Rock Creek Campus 40th birthday celebration was officially launched during the campus In-Service September 20, 2016.

Students gather around rock creek sign
Outdoor gardens with flowers
Class learning in garden
Future connect students applauding
Class learning in garden

The Learning Garden promotes interdisciplinary academic achievement, leadership development and sustainable food systems.

Students drawing with chalk on walkway

Students in the Building Construction Technology program design, build, plumb and repair structures as part of the hands-on degree program.

Construction students

The farm has almost 30 sheep, two dozen cows, five alpacas, three rabbits, two goats, a horse, some chickens, and a group of dogs and cats at a next door kennel.

school spirit

Rock Creek campus houses extensive sustainability projects, including the largest solar array in the state, resulting in significant energy savings.

Solar array with alpaca and sheep
Mural on side of building

The Rock Creek Campus is about 12 miles west of downtown Portland in the growing Beaverton-Hillsboro area. Rock Creek classes frequently use the neighboring farm and wetland areas as outdoor learning labs. The campus houses the Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation’s sports complex, and is also home to a fully functioning farm with sheep, rabbits, llamas and cows. Rock Creek served 22,280 students in the 2015-16 academic year, and is led by Campus President Dr. Sandra Fowler-Hill.

Rock Creek by the numbers


Total campus acreage


Square footage of solar array


Permanent art installations


Rock Creek's opening date

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PCC offers various parking options to meet your needs.


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