Shepard Academic Resource Center | University of Portland

Shepard Academic Resource Center

The Shepard Academic Resource Center is a resource and partner for academic needs beyond the classroom. Check out the different areas below to learn more about how we can help enhance your academic experience!

Schedule a Meeting with SARC Staff

We would love to meet you! Use the two links below to schedule either a face-to-face appointment with a SARC staff member or a virtual, Microsoft Teams appointment. 

Schedule an In-Person Appointment

Schedule a Virtual Teams Appointment


Additional Programs and Services

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General Advising

Unsure of your major? Want to add a second major or minor? Considering study abroad? Experiencing difficulties making the transition to college? Meet with one of our academic counselors for help and guidance.

General Advising

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First Generation Students

Our FGEN community offers academic support and engagement opportunities with others on campus. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our programs and the opportunities we provide.

First Generation Students

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Parents and Families

We know going to college is about the whole family. Discover the services and resources we provide for you.

Parents and Families