Division of Student Affairs

"Education is the art of helping young people to completeness"  
— Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C. 

Teaching and learning, faith and formation, and service and leadership distinguish the Catholic, holistic vision of education at the University of Portland. As Holy Cross educators, the Division of Student Affairs provides the professional and pastoral support to foster communities of charity and learning where each member is welcomed. Together we pursue significant questions that transform lives. We nurture the whole person — hearts, hands, and minds. We teach and practice responsibility to the common good, beginning with the moment of inquiry and through a life-long relationship with the University of Portland.


Student Experiences: The North Portland Civil Rights Immersion

University of Portland students participated in the first annual North Portland Civil Rights Immersion over Fall Break 2018. They visited the First African Methodist (AME) Zion Church, the Urban League of Portland, Charles Jordan Community Center, Self Enhancement Inc. (SEI), Mudbone Grown, Village Gardens, the extinct city of Vanport, and Po'Shines Cafe de la Soul to learn about the present-day community they call home and the history of North Portland. This Immersion was organized my the Moreau Center for Service and Justice.