Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Orientation and Handbook

In-Person Orientation

someone checking out the propeller of an airplane

No in-person orientations will be scheduled until fall term.
Hillsboro Aero Academy
Troutdale airport
911 NW Graham Rd
Troutdale OR 97060

No RSVP necessary.

PCC is committed to supporting all students. To request accommodations for the orientation, such as interpreting or transcribing services, please contact the Aviation Science department or a disability services counselor on any PCC campus. Office locations, phone numbers, and additional information may be located at the Disability Services website.

Online Orientation

Viewing the following online orientation video satisfies the orientation requirement for admission to the Aviation Science program at PCC.


Reviewing the Aviation Science Student Handbook is required prior to being admitted into the program.

You must apply and be admitted to the Aviation Science program before registering for any class except AVS-127: Intro to Aviation. The handbook includes policies that apply to all incoming and currently-enrolled Aviation Science students. The orientation includes information about:

  • PCC degree requirements
  • Pilot career paths
  • The Aviation Science courses
  • Flight training
  • Registering for classes
  • Four year degree partnerships

Contact aviation.science@pcc.edu with any questions.