Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

The Sylvania Library features the latest in learning resources while the nearby Performing Arts Center is a fully equipped theater and dance venue.

View of campus quad

The Technology Classroom Building features an indoor garden courtyard that is passively cooled and heated by nature.

Sunlit indoor garden in modern building
Students sitting and talking in quad
Campus administrators celebrate PCCs 50th

The diving and lap pool offers many programs, including Swim with Community Ed, a program that teaches youth to swim skillfully and safely.

Pool full of swimmers

Students, Faculty, and Staff are welcome to use the Sylvania Physical Education & Fitness facilities during open recreation times.

Weight room with many machines
Students talking outside bookstore

The Sylvania Campus is located in southwest Portland between Tigard and Lake Oswego. As the oldest and largest of the PCC campuses, Sylvania has many unique features and specialized programs. An impressive fitness venue complete with swimming pool, a state-of-the-art theater facility (the Performing Arts Center) and a newly created "MakerSpace" for students to create anything their minds can envision are just a few of the many amazing places to visit while on campus. Sylvania is the place for innovation, community collaboration and individual growth, and is led by Campus President Lisa Avery.

Sylvania by the numbers


Annual rides on PSU shuttle


Students enrolled annually at Sylvania


Sylvania's opening date

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PCC offers various parking options to meet your needs.


Sylvania supports cyclists with free bike lockers and workstands.


PCC provides free shuttle service between our campuses and downtown.


Two public transit lines serve Sylvania. Next arrivals:

Come visit PCC Sylvania

Arial view of the campus

Set up a tour

Thinking of attending PCC and want to tour the campus? Contact Teresa Salinas, Coordinator for Student Outreach & Orientation.

Community members looking for more information about the campus can contact our Community Relations Manager, Karen Kane, 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.

Unique programs at Sylvania

PCC has over 100 academic programs - see all programs

Sylvania signature event

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

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