Community and Wellness Resources

Updated weekly

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Dig In: Establish a New Campus Garden! 

SMSU Gardens in the Park Blocks

Sept. 22, 11:00 a.m.


Beginning of a series of events establishing a new garden and greenspace on campus


Victors House Party

South Park Blocks

Sept. 22, 5:30 p.m.


Welcoming party to find out more about some of the events that will be held on campus. Enjoy free food and live music.


Viking Days Drag Show

Smith Ballroom

Sept. 23, 6:00 p.m.

Free (tips encouraged)

Kick off the school year at the annual Viking Days Drag Show. Featuring Portland treasure—Poison Waters—and other amazing drag artists.




PSU Basic Needs Hub

SMSU Suite 435

Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Free for students

Helps students access resources such as funds, food, housing, employment, childcare and health support


PSU Food Pantry 

1704 SW Broadway (temporary location)

Tues–Thur, 12–4 p.m.

Free for students 

Access to free groceries in a welcoming, equitable, trauma-informed way. Must be enrolled in at least one credit for summer or fall.


Welcome Home Coalition

Location Varies

Hours Vary 


Get involved in advocating for housing justice. Opportunities to learn about housing insecurity and support solutions from those with lived experiences. 


Community Technology Space

730 SW 10th Ave. Suite 111 (entrance on SW 9th Ave.)

Mon–Fri, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.


Multnomah County official cooling center with access to free technology, internet, limited books and events


Oregon Energy Fund

Varying Locations

Mon–Fri, hours vary


Provides energy bill assistance to low-income Oregonians to support household stability


Hygiene4All Hub

SE MLK Blvd. and SE Belmont St. (under Morrison Bridge)

Hours vary


Provides access to showers, toilets, trash drop-off and a clothing and bedding exchange




SHAC Mind Spa

UCB Suite 310

Mon–Fri (by appointment)

Free for students 

Solo space to experience biofeedback, light therapy, meditation, massages, relaxation and more. Must be enrolled in at least five credits for summer or fall.


Mindful Meanderings

Listen on Spotify 

Available 24/7


PSU-produced podcast about being mindful while outside, practicing gratitude, finding joy and being in the moment


Telus Health Student Support

Download on App Store or Google Play

Available 24/7


Connecting students with free, confidential mental health and wellbeing support


Workshop Wednesday Video Series

Watch on Youtube

Available 24/7


PSU Campus Recreation Center staff videos about topics ranging from Leave No Trace and plant identification to hiking spots and land acknowledgments


BORP Online Fitness Studio

Watch on Zoom

Mon–Sat, hours vary 


Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program’s (BORP) virtual exercise classes for people with physical disabilities


Cosmic Kids Yoga

Watch on Youtube

Available 24/7


Using fun and popular stories to get kids engaged in a calm, relaxing, mindful workout