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Linfield partners with Barnes & Noble to provide bookstore services and resources. The on-campus bookstore is located in the basement of Loveridge Hall and has hours posted on the door.  For inquiries and feedback, please contact Store Manager Chad Cottrill at (503) 883-2240.

College Public Safety

Linfield partners with Legacy Health Systems's security office to provide security service to the campus. College Public Safety still maintains a presence on campus, and leads the effort to keep the campus safe.

Commuter Lounge & Lockers

Loveridge Hall has two lounges that commuter students can use during their time on campus. The Wildcat Den (first floor) has comfortable multi-use furniture, an enclosed patio with outside seating, a study room perfect for studying in or for group meetings, and a tv room. The Commuter Lounge (basement) has a tv, couches, and tables and chairs as well as a refrigerator, microwaves, and utensils for student use.

Across from the Commuter Lounge is a private room available for any member of our campus community who is breastfeeding.

A limited number of lockers are available for commuter students in the basement of Loveridge Hall. Please contact Ryen McGrath in Student Life if you would like to obtain a commuter locker.

Dining in NW Portland

LoveJoy Station Cafeteria is located on the first floor of the Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and provides food services seven days a week for students, employees, and the public. Pre-paid meal cards may be purchased from a cafeteria cashier and are valid at all Legacy facilities that offer food service. Many students take advantage of the special deals on pre-paid cards ($5 for every $20 purchased) that Legacy provides multiple times a year.

In addition to cafeteria service, you will find students eating at the numerous cafes, coffee shops, and restaurants around campus on NW 21st and NW 23rd. Many local eateries offer discounts with a valid Student ID card.

The Commuter Lounge in Loveridge Hall has a refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and utensils for student use.

Event Registration & Room Reservations

To register a student event and/or fundraiser, reserve a room, or for help planning a campus event, please contact Josh Merrick in Student Life. Once your event/fundraiser is approved and your room is reserved, your event will be added to the online Portland Campus calendar. It's recommended that you wait to begin advertising your event and/or fundraiser until it has been approved and you have a room reserved.

Information Technology

The Information Technology staff provide technology support and service to faculty, staff, and students on campus.

Public Transportation & Discount Tri-Met Passes

TriMet buses 15 and 77, and the Portland Streetcar provide service directly to the Portland Campus.  Students with a current, valid ID can also ride the Streetcar (but not the Max or buses) for free.  The Student Life office sells a limited number of reduced price Trimet College Pass Program passes, good on the bus, Max, and Streetcar lines.

For additional information about transportation resources around campus and in Portland, please check out our Transportation Guide.

Staying Active

Student Life has partnered with LA Fitness in providing discounted memberships at any of their fitness clubs. You may pick up a voucher from the Student Life Office. A limited number of half-off LA Fitness memberships are also available for current students each term.

Student Health, Wellness, & Counseling

All students attending Linfield College – Portland Campus are required to have health insurance coverage. Students must either purchase a student health insurance policy through the College or sign a waiver indicating that the student, spouse, or parent provides a health insurance policy.

Students can purchase insurance with Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon through the College. Check out plan and benefit details to see how you're covered.

The Legacy Good Samaritan Pharmacy, located on the first floor of Good Samaritan Building 2 (at the corner of NW 22nd and Marshall), is a close resource for over-the-counter items and prescription medications.

Counseling is available to students of Linfield College – Portland Campus through a contract with Psychological Service Center. We offer 8 free and confidential sessions either on-campus in Peterson Hall 319 or off-campus at the Psychological Service Center downtown clinic at 1411 SW Morrison St, Suite 310.

To make an appointment for on-campus counseling, please call 503-413-7873 or email For off-campus counseling appointments, please call 503-352-2400.

Current students may use this free service for individual, group, and family counseling. Most students take advantage of this service for issues surrounding anxiety/worry, handling life transitions, anger, depression, trauma/loss/grief, relationship problems, self-esteem problems, and parent-child problems.

For all inquiries, please email