Rock Creek Campus

17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229 | 971-722-6111
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Rock Creek outdoor banners along a walkway

Dr. Chris Villa began his tenure as Rock Creek Campus president in August of 2018.

Chris Villa standing outside
Rock Creek student reading outside

Boosted by Rock Creek’s sustainability efforts, PCC has been Tree Campus USA certified since 2016.

Trees on campus lining a walkway on a sunny day
Building 7 from the outside, with a sculpture in the foregroundBuilding 5 interior with students studying

Graduates of career technical education programs, like Caterpillar's ThinkBIG, are bridging the skills gap in Oregon’s high-wage, high-demand fields.

Think Big student in front of a large CAT machine

Opened in 1976, Rock Creek serves approximately 18,000 students, primarily from Washington County, on its 260-acre campus.

Rock Creek Campus landscaping

The Landscape Technology program offers three degrees and two certificates to help students pursue a variety of career paths.

Landscape Technology student in a greenhouse
Rock Creek outdoor fountain with students studying

The Auto Collision Repair Technology program at Rock Creek is one of the largest and most reputable programs on the West Coast.

Auto Collision student working on a car
Students at graduation, one of the hats says 'believe in yourself'

PCC Rock Creek, a critical resource for Washington County, is located 12 miles west of downtown Portland. Its 260-acre campus includes woodlands, wetlands and grassland, a diverse collection of farm animals, 14 career tech programs and a 3.6 acre Learning Garden. Approximately 66 percent of Rock Creek students enroll in the college transfer program and approximately 18 percent of students enroll in career/technical programs. Rock Creek serves approximately 20,000 students a year. Rock Creek is led by Campus President Chris Villa.

Rock Creek by the numbers

260

Total campus acreage

7,200

Square foot airplane hangar

214

Permanent art installations

1976

Rock Creek’s opening date

News from Rock Creek

Parking

PCC offers various parking options to meet your needs.

Bicycle

Get a workout on the way to class! Recover from your ride in Rock Creek’s locker rooms.

Shuttle

PCC provides free shuttles between our campuses.

TriMet

Rock Creek is served by three transit lines. Next arrivals:

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    Come visit PCC Rock Creek

    aerial view of the campus
    Thinking of enrolling at PCC and want to see the campus? Take a campus tour or attend a Preview Day: a full-day orientation event for high school students.

    Community members can contact our Community Relations Manager, Alfredo Moreno, or learn about renting our facilities.

    Unique programs at Rock Creek

    PCC has more than 100 academic programs – see all programs

    Things to do and see

    At the Helzer Art Gallery:

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