Getting Here | Hillsboro Campus

By Public Transit

Parking at the Hillsboro Campus is extremely limited, and public transportation is strongly recommended.

The MAX Blue Line runs immediately past the Hillsboro Campus, offering convenient access from anywhere in the Portland Metro Area.

There are several park-and-ride stations along the MAX route with 24-hour parking and bike lockers. The closest park-and-ride lots to the Hillsboro Campus are:

  • Orenco Station, 4 stops away
  • Fairplex Station, 2 stops away
  • County Garage, 2 stops away

The university works with TriMet to make HOP passes available for affordable commuting. Student HOP passes are valid for all zones, all days, and for both the bus and MAX. Pricing information is available each August.

You may qualify for reduced fare based on your income. Learn more about the Honored Citizen Pass and how to sign up

For more information on employee transportation spending accounts, please contact Carmen Castaneda in Human Resources. 

To plan your route at or by calling 503-238-7433.


By Car

The Hillsboro Campus is about 20 miles west of Portland, in downtown Hillsboro.

From Portland, head west on US-26 toward Seaside and take exit 61 into Hillsboro.

Driving Directions via Google Maps
Portland to Pacific University Hillsboro Campus, 222 SE 8th Ave., Hillsboro, OR

By Bicycle

Secure indoor and outdoor bicycle parking is available on the Hillsboro Campus, including with Bikepark in the Intermodal Transit Facility adjacent to campus. Bikepark offers indoor bike parking, commuter showers and lockers.

Other Routes

The White Van Shuttle Service provides transportation from Portland International Airport to campus. For service, call 503-774-9755. 

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