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Portland Center Rental Information

Facility Reservations

Willamette University Departments Only - Information and Room Reservations for Non-Revenue Generating Activities

Thank you for your interest. Located in the Pearl District, the Portland Center has two Classrooms equipped with full audio/visual capabilities and a Conference Room perfect for meetings.

The hourly room rental fee is waived for Willamette University Departments utilizing the Portland Center for non-revenue generating activities. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-serve basis. Rooms are available between 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday.

If you are not a Willamette University department reserving the center for non-revenue generating activities, please see our rental information page.

Facility Rental Rates

Room rental fees are waived for Willamette Departments for University business non-revenue generating activities.

Reservations are required 48 hours in advance. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-serve basis. Classrooms are available between 8:00am and 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

An additional $40 per hour fee will be added to weekday morning hours before 7:00am, weekdays after 5:00pm and all day on weekends..

Internal Willamette University account number required for all associated costs.


  • Classroom fixed audio/visual system
  • Classroom fixed whiteboard
  • Classroom moveable whiteboard (2)
  • Portable document camera (1)
  • Portable projector (1)
  • Whiteboard / Flip-Chart tripod (4)

For other equipment needs visit the Willamette Integrated Technology Service (WITS) website for scheduling equipment available for checkout.

The Portland Center Staff can assist with simple and generally known software and hardware technical questions. For specific equipment setup and questions about applications and troubleshooting contact WITS in advance of your event. If you require a software/hardware technician to be on hand during your event, contact WITS to arrange for assistance.

Beverage Service

$3/person (1-4 hours); $5/person (4 + hours)
  • Pepsi products (Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Diet Dr. Pepper, Sierra Mist, Sierra Mist Free, Lipton Lemon Tea, Coffee, Hot Tea and access to water cooler
  • The beverage price per person reflects unlimited access to these beverages
  • Alcohol is prohibited at all times
Catering Service

Whole Foods Market Portland Pearl District Catering Willamette University

The Willamette University Portland Center is pleased to partner with Whole Foods Market in Portland's Pearl District for catering services.


Charisse Evans
Prepared Foods Caterer
Portland Pearl

Online Ordering Form

Room Rearrangement / Special Set up

$100/weekday & $200/weekend

When an event requires a specific room configuration that requires moving the tables and chairs from the standard U-shape, a facilities service is available to move the furniture at the costs specified. Departments who choose to move the furniture using their own personnel are required to return the room back to its original state or they will be assessed the set up fee. Costs are passed directly to your department.

Internal Willamette University account number required. 

Validated Parking

$3/hour for first and second hours. $4/hour each additional hour, $15.00 daily maximum.

Validated parking for the underground parking garage is available. A Portland Center staff member will stamp/validate the parking ticket. The cost of each individual parking ticket is based on the time-in and time-out as assessed by Parking Management Company (PMC) City Center Parking, Parking Lot 216. The direct costs for parking as assessed by PMC will be passed on to the department.

Internal Willamette University account number required.


Willamette University Portland Center

1120 NW Couch Street, Suite 450, Portland, OR 97209

503.808.9901 direct | 503.808.9903 fax

The Willamette University Portland Center on the 4th floor of the Brewery Block Tower on NW Couch Street between NW 11th and 12th. [Map]


Step 1

Review the Rental Policies

Step 2

Complete the Online Reservation Inquiry Form

 Contact the Portland Center at 503.808.9901 with any questions.