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Housing &


PCC does not have dormitories on campus. Students must locate their own housing. There are many options near each campus, such as: Student Apartments, Homestay Programs, Apartments, and short-term housing options

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Public transportation

  • PCC Shuttles -- A fleet of small busses link the 4 campuses to each other and are free for PCC students to use.

  • TriMet Buses -- PCC offers student discount tickets for the city bus.

  • MAX Light Rail -- Connects Portland with the areas surrounding downtown, as well as the Portland Airport.

  • Portland Streetcar --a streetcar system in Portland that serves areas surrounding downtown Portland, running from Northwest Portland to the South Waterfront via Downtown and the Pearl District.

  • PCC Bike Rental Program -- Students can rent mountain or hybrid bicycles each term and it includes a helmet. There are weekly free bike repair clinics.

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