The Student Center has a number of unique amenities, and we invite you to come in, relax, and create a healthier, more well-balanced person today. For more information or to inquire about reserving the media room or gym, please call 503-494-8295 or contact us.

Art at the Student Center

Art at the Student center

The Nucleus Lounge located in the Student Center showcases artwork created by students, employees, faculty, patients, and local artists. We are always eager to showcase exhibits that address health and well-being. Each art exhibit opens with a small reception, and is shown for several months. There is no cost for admission.  For information about this program, please contact the front desk at 503-494-8295 or .

Computer and Study Room

Computer and Study Rooms

The Student Center has multiple group study areas and lounge spaces that are accessible on a first come, first served basis.  The computer/study room is one of these areas that offers students access to four computers, lounge style seating that is perfect for group study sessions, or just a place to come and relax.  Computers do not have printing capability and students must have an OHSU login to access computer.

Game Room

Game Room
Located on the second floor, the Game Room has a ping-pong table, 2 pool tables, 2 foosball tables and a dart board.  The game room is available to OHSU students on a first come, first served basis.  Check out equipment at the front reception desk with your OHSU ID badge. Visitors are welcome to use the game room for a $4 drop-in fee; they will be asked to leave a form of ID for equipment check out. The Student Center also has a variety of board games which are available for check out from the front reception desk.



Student Center Gym

The Student Center hosts a collegiate-size basketball court available to OHSU community members, including students, employees and volunteers, as well as guests of OHSU (18 yrs. old and over).  Students must present a valid OHSU ID to gain access to the gymnasium.  All others must purchase a drop-in pass, 10-visit punch card or membership to the Student Center. For more information please view the membership information.

Special events and classes are often conducted in the gymnasium and closures will be posted in advance on the Student Center kiosk. The OHSU gymnasium is also available for reservation.  Please review the reservation information and operational and scheduling policies for more details.

Media room


The Student Center media room is a multifunctional space that can be used by OHSU students, employees, faculty members and non-OHSU organizations for a variety of social and academic activities.  The Student Center staff also provides regularly scheduled recreational programming in this room, including: viewing parties for sporting events and blockbuster movies.  The room is equipped with 13x9 foot HDTV screen, Blu-Ray, and a PlayStation3 for gaming activities.  The room also has six lap top connections as well as a computer kiosk for power point presentations and internet access. The room is available for reservation to current OHSU students at no-charge.  The room is also available for reservation to OHSU employees, departments and non-OHSU organizations for a hourly fee.  Reservation information.

Music at the Student Center

Music at the Student Center

For individuals looking for relaxation through music, located within the Nucleus Lounge area is a baby grand piano, open for anyone to play.  Please ask for the key at the front desk.  There is a one hour time limit per player.

Swimming Pool & Hot Tub

25 Yard Lap Pool

Located in the Student Center is a 6-lane, 25 yard lap pool available to current full-time OHSU students, employees and guests of OHSU (18 yrs. old and over). The hot tub, which comfortably accommodates 8 people, provides a truly relaxing soak. The water is kept at approximately 102 degrees. Students must present a valid OHSU ID to gain access to the swimming pool and hot tub. All others must purchase a drop-in pass, 10-visit punch card or membership to the Student Center.  The natatorium closes 15-minutes prior to the building closure. OHSU community members are allowed to utilize kayaks and surfboards with prior approval.  The swimming pool and hot tub are not available for rental or private individual/group reservations.

Wellness Room at the Student Center

Wellness room at the Student Center

Discover the connection between exercise and stress relief!  The OHSU Student Center has a Wellness Room available for current full-time OHSU students only.  Please show your student ID badge to our staff at the front desk.   There are seven pieces of cardio equipment including, 2 treadmills, 2 cross trainers, 1 stair climber and 2 stationary life cycles. Therabands, theraballs, and mats for stretching are also available.