Visit UP

Visit year-round! To ensure you get the most out of your time on The Bluff, please schedule your visit at least 2-3 weeks out.  Drop-ins are welcome, but our schedule is subject to change so it's best to call or email. 

Monday-Friday Campus Tours at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 2 p.m.

Tours in Spanish available on select Visitation Days and Saturday Visits

Visit Options

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Virtual Tour

Can't make it to The Bluff today? Take a virtual tour of campus and explore classrooms, cafes, dorm rooms and more.  We hope you can make it campus to see for yourself soon!

Explore Campus

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Visitation Days

In this full-day program, take a tour with current students, have lunch, tour our residence halls, learn about financial aid, student life, campus resources, and more.  This day is ideal for high school students and their families. Space is limited, so please register 2-3 weeks in advance.

Learn more and register

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Weekend on The Bluff

This special event is for accepted students each April.  Spend the weekend on campus and meet professors and current students, tour campus, visit residence halls, explore extracurricular programs, and even spend the night.  It's a great way to see if you can picture life on The Bluff!


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UP Visits YOU! Spring Receptions

Admissions counselors come to you each March with current students, alumni, and faculty to give you the insider's view of UP. March 2016 we were in Boise, Denver, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle.


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Standard Visit

Get into academic buildings, see our dining facilities, check out the new gym, and more, all on a student-led campus tour (90 min).  You can also sit down with an admissions counselor and get all your questions answered about UP and the application process, Monday-Friday year-round.


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Pilot-for-a-Day Visits

Seriously thinking about becoming a Pilot? Our student ambassadors arrange in-depth visits to help you see if UP is for you. Attend a class, tour campus, have lunch with a current student, spend the night, and more!


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Group Visits

We accommodate up to 30 high school students at a time (Monday-Friday throughout the year) with a campus tour and admissions presentation. To schedule, contact Daniel Lyons at least three weeks in advance.


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Saturday Visits

Informational sessions and group tours are available on select Saturdays mornings September through April. Learn about the admission process, academics, and student life. Please keep in mind that dorm rooms are not shown on Saturdays, but we hope you can stay for lunch in Bauccio Commons after the tour.

Learn more and register

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Transfer Visits

If you are interested in transferring to the University of Portland and would like to come to campus, please contact our Senior Associate Director of Transfer Admissions Linda Cannard to schedule a visit.

Please let us know if you require specific accommodations for your visit.
We want your visit to campus to be enjoyable! 

Questions? Ready to Schedule a Visit?

Office of Admissions is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,
Portland, Oregon 97203-5798