The OSU Portland Center is located on the second floor at 555 SW Morrison Street. Normal operating hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Pre-scheduled classes, meetings and events can access the space 8 AM to 9 PM Monday through Saturday. Outside of the posted hours, an OSU ID card with programmed access is required to enter the building or coordination of your meeting or event needs to be coordinated with the OSU Portland Center operations team.  


Once you receive your OSU ID card, you must complete online surveys to gain access to the Meier & Frank building. Please reach out to Albert Le via email at [email protected] or (503) 273-4315 to get your ID card programmed for the access.

The main entrance on Morrison Street, you will need to swipe your programmed ID card at the exterior set of doors on the street, as well as the interior set of doors and the elevator to get to OSU’s second floor space.  There is also an access point on Alder Street accessible with your programmed ID card and available to those needing bicycle storage in the A level basement.

If you misplace your ID card, please notify OSU Portland Center operations staff (Albert Le via email at [email protected] or (503) 273-4315) immediately so the card can be deactivated. The replacement fee for a lost ID is $25.00 and must be obtained through the OSU ID Center. 

Passenger elevators to the OSU Portland Center are located inside the Morrison Street entrance for standard use and are accessible during regular building hours. Elevators can be accessed via programmed OSU ID card.  Access through the elevator is limited to the A level basement, first and second floors.

As an office building, the Meier & Frank Building is shared with other professional firms and organizations.  Respect and courtesy to other building tenants when using common areas such as the first floor, elevators and bicycle storage is expected from all faculty, staff and students.

There are numerous pay lots in the surrounding area, as well as metered street parking available for use by faculty, staff and students.  We recommend the following garages:

Alder Street Garage

Entrance on Alder between Broadway and 6th Ave

615 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204

Loading Dock
The loading dock is located on Alder Street and available for loading and unloading materials.  Please see the operations team in order to schedule a delivery and gain access to the freight elevator.  Parking at the loading dock is restricted to the time it takes to complete the task and should not exceed 30 minutes without prior approval from the OSU Portland center operations team.  Vehicles violating this requirement may be subject to tow at the vehicle owner’s expense.

Accessibility to the Meier & Frank building via public transportation is convenient and highly encouraged.  There are several MAX stops within a one block radius. Additional bus lines are also located in close proximity.  To view a schedule of public transportation available in the area, please visit

A bicycle storage area is located in the A level basement of the building and is available to all faculty, staff and students, as well as other building tenants.  Please see the Operations Team for waiver forms which must be completed prior to gaining access.  The entrance on Alder Street is the only entrance that may be used when bringing bicycles into the A level basement, and it is accessible via programmed OSU ID card access.  Once through this entrance, riders may utilize the ramp to transport their bicycles down the stairs to the bicycle storage area.  At no time should bicycles be stored overnight or for an extended period of time.

Bicycles are not permitted to be brought in through any other entrances and are not permitted on any floor above the basement.  Bicycle shoes are not permitted on any floor above the basement due to the damage they can potentially cause the floors.  Please remove these shoes prior to exiting the basement.