The college has four comprehensive campuses that provide lower-division college transfer courses, two-year associate degree programs and career/technical training programs. Additionally, the Extended Learning program serves students district-wide at a variety of PCC locations. Included are credit transfer programs, Workforce Training and Development, Adult Basic Skills, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Community Education, Career Pathways and alternative high school programs. Campuses and centers are strategically located throughout the district to be within easy access of residents.
Campus President: Karin Edwards
705 N Killingsworth Street
Portland, OR 97217
PCC’s Cascade Campus is located in the urban heart of the city of Portland and serves about 23,000 students each year. Its neighborhood is diverse, lively and close-knit. The campus offers a full array of educational offerings, including the first two years of the university courses where students can earn an associate's degree and a wide array of career/technical degree and certificate offerings.
Rock Creek Campus
Campus President: Sandra Fowler-Hill
17705 NW Springville Road
Portland, OR 97229-1744
While Rock Creek has a Portland address, it sits about 12 miles west of downtown in the rapidly growing Beaverton-Hillsboro area of Washington County. The 256-acre campus provides a beautiful setting for both college transfer and career/technical programs and annually serves nearly 23,600 students. The campus provides a model for partnerships with area high schools. A newly constructed Science and Technology building houses classroom and laboratory instruction.
Campus President: Jessica Howard
2305 SE 82nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97216
Thanks to the bond measure passed by voters in 2008, Southeast Campus has more than doubled its size from 94,000 to 200,000 square feet and expanded its class offerings, allowing its 11,100 students to complete an associate’s or transfer degree without traveling to another campus. A rich blend of culture is reflected in the community Southeast Campus serves, including a growing number of Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean, Latino, Russian and Ukrainian families. Despite the expansion, the campus maintains a "small campus feel" with close connections to local neighborhoods and businesses.
Campus President: Lisa Avery
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-7132
Sylvania is located in suburban Southwest Portland between Lake Oswego, Tigard and downtown Portland. It is PCC's first campus as well as its largest, serving approximately 30,000 students annually, and is home for numerous PCC lower division transfer, career technical education and developmental education programs. The library and theater facilities are focal points of the campus.
CLIMB Center for Advancement
1626 SE Water Avenue
Portland, OR 97214-3336
The CLIMB Center for Advancement, formerly known as the Central Portland Workforce Training Center, is a 31,000-square-foot facility near OMSI in central eastside Portland. CLIMB, which stands for Continuous Learning for Individuals, Management and Business, offers continuing education and professional training for health professionals, small business owners, managers and work teams. The center provides access to a broad range of training areas and facilities that meet the latest in industry standards and technical capabilities.
Hillsboro Education Center
775 SE Baseline Street
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Located in downtown Hillsboro, the center houses four classrooms with state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment and a 30-station computer lab. Classes are offered mornings, afternoons, evenings and Saturdays. A variety of transfer courses are offered along with classes in computers and graphic design. Pre-college reading, writing and math also are offered. English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are scheduled throughout the year. Academic advising and placement testing are available during normal business hours.
135 Werth Boulevard
Newberg, OR 97132
Open in 2011, Portland Community College’s Newberg Center was built with funds from the 2008 bond measure. The educational facility, ranked LEED Platinum for its sustainability features, is approximately 12,000 square feet and includes five classrooms, a conference room, administrative space and a reception area. A variety of credit and non-credit courses are offered, including arts and letters, social science, math, science, developmental reading, writing, and math, computers, ESOL and business. The center partners with the Newberg School District to offer educational opportunities in Machine Manufacturing Technology.
Portland Metropolitan Workforce Training Center
5600 NE 42nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97218
The Portland Metropolitan Workforce Training Center is located in urban northeast Portland and primarily houses Workforce Network, a department of professionals committed to finding solutions to optimize workforce performance. Workforce Network specializes in helping businesses meet human resources needs and job seekers with career development.
The programs of Workforce Network, which include Steps to Success, Dislocated Worker and Metro One Stop, provide a comprehensive array of employment and training. Instruction is available in Adult Basic Education, ESOL, job readiness preparation, job development, short-term training, internships, alcohol and drug/mental health assessment, and referral, and computer education. The center also provides Gateway to College and Community Education classes.
Swan Island Trades Center
6400 N Cutter Circle
Portland, OR 97217
The Swan Island Trades Center is a 20,000-square-foot facility housing the College's Apprenticeship and Trades department. The Center and nearby Cascade Campus, along with expertise from PCC's CLIMB Center for Advancement, coordinate continuing education, training, retraining and professional development for Swan Island businesses at this location. Offered at Swan Island are the Facilities Maintenance Technology two-year degree; Facilities Maintenance Technology and HVAC Installers certificates; Millwright, Industrial Mechanics, Limited Maintenance Electrician, Manufacturing Plant Electrician and Stationary Engineer apprenticeships; and the Limited Building Maintenance Electrician training program.
PCC bought the former Oregon Motor Pool Facility in 2010 with a vision of creating a trades facility within the industrial core of Swan Island to meet the needs of the businesses in the area. In 2012, the State Legislature authorized $1 million to go toward construction of the PCC center in addition to the $3.6 million earmarked from PCC's 2008 voter-approved $374 million bond.
Willow Creek Center
241 SW Edgeway Drive
Beaverton, OR 97006
The Willow Creek Center (near 185th and Baseline Road) in Washington County opened at the end of 2009 as part of the college’s 2008 bond measure and special funding from the state. Located on TriMet’s blue MAX line, the 100,000 square-foot educational center serves as a one-stop for the unemployed and under-employed, and houses programs from the old Washington County Workforce Training Center and partner agencies. Programming at the site includes GED classes, Certified Nursing Assistant Training, Medical Assisting and Emergency Medical Services. Its cornerstone is the acclaimed Washington County Workforce Development. Established in 1995, it provides the training and employment services for unemployed workers.