At PCC, you'll socialize and learn language skills through exciting student activities.

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Pursue your interests with over 100 programs.

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PCC has four campuses throughout Portland.

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Small class sizes and dedicated instructors help our students succeed.

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Student clubs meet weekly to practice conversation in a supportive, fun environment.

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There's always something new to discover on campus, from sports to cultural events.

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The Office of International Student Services (OISS) Welcomes You to Oregon and PCC!

PCC is a two-year college offering over 100 areas of study, an ESOL Program, and the option to transfer to a four-year school. We are the largest institution of higher education in Oregon, and we have an vibrant and diverse international student community.

PCC has four gorgeous campuses located throughout the city. International students love Portland because it is one of the friendliest and safest cities in the U.S., full of pristine parks, great shopping, and fabulous dining experiences. Wherever you are headed, Portland Community College is a great place to start.

International Student Newsletter

Sign up to receive our International Student Newsletter here! Sent each week by the International Student Life Team, our newsletter is packed with important PCC announcements and reminders, events and activities, as well as volunteer opportunities for international students.

Contact Us

BY PHONE: All offices can be reached by calling 971-722-7150.

BY EMAIL: international@pcc.edu


  • Cascade: SU-308
  • Rock Creek: 3-223
  • Southeast: Mt. Scott-103A
  • Sylvania: CC-215


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8 AM – 5 PM 8 AM – 5 PM 8 AM – 1:30 PM

3 PM – 5 PM

8 AM – 5 PM 8 AM – 4 PM
1st Wed of Month

8 AM – 12 PM

**Less frequent closures will be posted on OISS door and in International Student Newsletter.




  • 911 for emergency police or medical assistance (on or off campus)
  • 971-722-4444 for Campus Public Safety (on campus)
  • 971-361-6165 to reach the Office of International Student Services if you have an urgent legal or immigration issue