About Us

The Office of Residence Life coordinates housing for approximately 2,000 members of the UP student, staff, and faculty community in traditional residence halls, two apartment-style halls for upperclassmen, and over 20 University-owned off-campus houses.

Residence Life also overseas meal plans for all students living on campus.

Our office is located at 123 Tyson Hall and we can be reached at reslife@up.edu or 503.943.7205.

Quick Facts

  • There are nine traditional residence halls on campus: three male, three female, and three co-ed. There are also two apartment-style halls housing juniors and above.
  • In every traditional residence hall you'll find a hall director, an assistant hall director, and a pastoral resident (Holy Cross priests or brothers).
  • All first-year students are required to live on campus, except those who receive an approved exemption.
  • 74% of first-year students living on campus chose to return to the halls for fall semester.
  • 94% of on-campus students surveyed said they were very or somewhat satisfied with their experience in UP housing.