UO Academic Extension

University of Oregon White Stag Block in Portland

The University of Oregon in Portland serves the educational, professional development, and personal enrichment needs in the local community.

The White Stag Block, located at 70 NW Couch Street in the Skidmore-Old Town Historic District, is home to the UO Duck Store, several program offices, and classrooms.

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University of Oregon in Portland
White Stag Block
70 NW Couch Street
Portland, OR 97209
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Public Transportation

MAX has two stops near the UO in Portland White Stag Block:

  • Old Town/Chinatown (stop ID 8378), located at the intersection of NW 1st and Davis
  • Skidmore Fountain (stop ID 8379), intersection of NW 1st and Couch
  • Visit the TriMet website for a map of MAX system

TriMet buses and trolleys serve Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington counties. Many bus and trolley lines connect with MAX Light Rail, and multiple lines provide frequent service (every 15 minutes or sooner).

Park and Ride

There are many park and ride options in the Portland area. For locations please visit the Trimet website.

Driving Directions

From I-5 going north, take the I-405 exit, EXIT 299B, on the left toward City Center/US-26 West/Beaverton. Take EXIT 1A on the left toward Naito Parkway and the Japanese-American Historical Plaza. Continue straight onto SW Harbor Drive. Turn right onto SW Naito Parkway. Turn left onto NW Couch Street.

From I-5 going south, take the OR-99E exit, EXIT 300B, toward OMSI/US-26 East/Oregon City. Take the ramp toward Morrison St. and City Center. Make a slight right onto the Morrison Bridge, and take the Front Avenue ramp toward I-5 South/Salem. Turn left onto SW Naito Parkway. Turn left onto NW Couch Street.


Smart Park

  • $1.60/hour (four hours or less)
  • More than four hours $13 (daily maximum varies depending on location)
  • Nearest location: NW Naito Parkway and Davis (entrance on NW Davis)
  • For more locations please visit the SmartPark website.

City Center Parking

  • $3.00/hour ($2.50 1st 1/2 hr $2.00 2nd 1/2 hr), with a daily maximum of $12
  • Nearest location: NW 1st and Davis (entrance on NW Davis)

On Street Parking

  • $2.00/hour. You do not have to pay for on street parking after 7:00 p.m. Meters in the area take debit and credit cards as well as coins; they do not accept bills.

Bicycle Parking

  • Bicycle racks are available in front of the main entrance, located on Couch Street.

Accommodations and Visitor Information


The following hotels in downtown Portland offer government rates to UO professional development and credit program participants. At check-in, present proof of workshop registration:

Hotel Rose–Book online and choose the Government rate or call 503-221-0711. Hotel Rose is five minutes walking distance from the University of Oregon White Stag Block.

The University Place Hotel866-845-4647. This hotel is located near Portland State University and is conveniently accessible by MAX or twenty or thirty minutes by foot.

Visitor Information

Local hotel and restaurant information is available from the Travel Portland website.

Please call the Registration Office at 800-824-2714 if you have any questions.