Student Organizations at UO Portland

Existing Student Groups

If you do not see your student organization, email with your organization's information to get added to the list!

Academic student Organizations

Journalism and Communication Graduation Student Association (JCGSA)

JCGSA is an informal organization for the graduate students of the SOJC, including both Eugene and Portland students. There are no dues or membership fees. The organization helps keep members apprised of school information by reporting on faculty searches and graduate program decisions, and communicating graduate student concerns to SOJC leadership at faculty meetings. If you are interested in joining the SOJC Portland Chapter of JCGSA, reach out to your program's director.

Multimedia Journalism - Wes Pope (

Strategic Communication - Attila Schilinger (

Immersive Media Communication - Donna Davis (


Association of School Psychology Students (ASPS)

ASPS is a student-led organization for School Psychology students in both Eugene and Portland. If you are interested in joining ASPS, you can email the School Psychology program at


Design Student Union (DSU) of the PDX College of Design

DSU is a student group focused on connecting students in architecture, art and technology, product design, sports product design, and historic preservation on the UO Portland campus. If you are interested in joining DSU at the UO Portland College of Design, email DSU President Hari Deevi at, or direct message @uopdxcollegeofdesign on Instagram. 


identity and interest organizations

UO Portland Student Council

The UO Portland Student Council is a student advisory group representing all Portland academic programs and dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive community on the Portland campuses. This group meets monthly and includes student representatives from all academic programs on campus. If you are interested in joining the UO Portland Student Council, fill out this form. If you have questions, email


Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups connect students with shared identities across programs. Affinity Groups meets monthly to foster community building, coordinate events, and promote personal and professional development opportunities. Each group is led by a Student and Staff Lead. UO Portland currently has three active Affinity Groups, listed below. If you are interested in starting a new Affinity Group, email to find out how.

BIPOC Affinity Group

Staff Lead: Sarah Kutten (

Student Lead: TBD

LGBTQIA+ Affinity Group

Staff Lead: TBD

Student Lead: TBD

Military Connected Affinity Group

Staff Lead: TBD

Student Lead: TBD